Tag "action"

GRIDLOCKED: Check Out The Red Band Teaser For Indie Action Flick

We were big fans of Allan Ungar's Gridlocked - a deliberate throwback to the pulpy DTV action films of the 90s starring Dominic Purcell, Stephen Lang, Trish Stratus, Danny Glover, Vinnie Jones and Saul Rubinek - back when it premiered... More »
By Todd Brown   
  

Nagai Go's Android Hero Returns In CUTIE HONEY: TEARS

Last on the big screen with Neon Genesis Evangelion director Anno Hideaki's live action adaptation in 2004, Nagai Go's hugely popular manga hero Cutie Honey returns with a new adaptation from director Asai Takeshi titled Cutie Honey: Tears. The story... More »
By Todd Brown   
  

Russian Vampires On The Prowl In GUARDIANS OF THE NIGHT

Now, I'm not going to pretend to be an expert in Russian copyright law but if I were one of the producers of upcoming action fantasy Guardians Of The Night (Nochnye Strazhi) I might consider having my lawyer on speed... More »
By Todd Brown   
  

Thai Cop Stops Bullets With Fabulous Moustache In KHUN PAN Trailer!

No, the moustache does not actually appear to stop bullets in upcoming Thai action fantasy Khun Pan but traditional black magic certainly does and it's hard to imagine the magnificent facial hair doing any harm. Art of the Devil 2... More »
By Todd Brown   
  

Death Comes Rolling In The KILLS ON WHEELS Trailer

It wasn't so long ago that Hungary felt as though it was a nation about to explode on the international film scene with directors such as Gyorgy Palfi (Taxidermia), Nimrod Antal (Kontroll) and Aron Gauder (The District) all appearing on... More »
By Todd Brown   
  

Bullets Fly In The Trailer For Vietnamese Action Flick TRACER (TRUY SAT)

A product of Korean giant CJ Entertainment's seemingly ever expanding presence in Vietnam - where they've been building cinemas and investing in local content heavily over the past few years - the theatrical trailer for Cuong Ngo's upcoming Tracer (Truy... More »
By Todd Brown   
  

Stellar Trailer For Action Comedy COMPADRES Delivers The Good, The Bad, And The Gringo

Director Enrique Begne tweaks up the tried and true buddy cop / odd couple formula for his upcoming action comedy Compadres and judging by the just released trailer he's done such a good job of it that he could have... More »
By Todd Brown   
  

Russia's DUELIST Delivers A Guns-Blazing Second Trailer

Russian helmer Alex Mizgiryov caught our attention back in December with the first teaser for his upcoming period set action film Duelist (Дуэлянт). Telling the tale of an 1800's roaming duelist-for-hire that first teaser was slick, stylish, and enormously entertaining... More »
By Todd Brown   
  

Has Indonesia Found A New Action Star In Pop Singer Bisma Karisma? JUARA Teaser Says Quite Possibly Yes.

Though just 25 years old, Indonesian star Bisma Karisma - actual name Bisma Rudiantoro - already has quite the intriguing resume. An accomplished breakdancer, Karisma rose to prominence on the televised Let's Dance competition before ultimately winning the Japanese edition... More »
By Todd Brown   
  

COLD WAR 2: First Trailer Promises More Glossy Thrills

Chow Yun Fat joins the original cast of Hong Kong thriller Cold War - the highest grossing HK film of 2012 - for the upcoming Cold War 2. And this is one sequel that appears to be holding to the... More »
By Todd Brown   
  

New HARDCORE HENRY Trailer Kicks Out The Jams

Gearing up for release in U.S. theaters nationwide on April 8, Hardcore Henry (formerly titled Hardcore) is "the first feature film to fully realize the first person "shooter" perspective," wrote our own Ryland Aldrich in his review from last fall's... More »
By Peter Martin   
  

Review: LONDON HAS FALLEN, Rocking The Free World With Dubious Politics And Sadistic Tendencies

Gerard Butler finds himself taking up arms to save Aaron Eckhart’s US President once again in this expanded sequel to Antoine Fuqua’s Olympus Has Fallen. Trading the claustrophobic confines of the White House for the deserted streets of Britain’s terrorised... More »
By James Marsh   
  

TRIVISA: Watch The New Trailer For Johnnie To Produced Crime Thriller

Hong Kong's reigning king of crime cinema, Johnnie To, returns to the big screen in a producing role with the upcoming Trivisa. Frank Hui, Vicky Wong and Jevons Au direct the three part crime saga and after its selection to... More »
By Todd Brown   
  

Maori Martial Arts Front And Center In New TV Series KAIRAKAU

While Toa Fraser's The Dead Lands was undoubtedly the first introduction to the traditional martial arts of the Maori people it would appear that it won't be the last. Not by a long shot. Maori Television is currently gearing up... More »
By Todd Brown   
  

It's Muay Thai Versus Kung Fu In Thai Action Comedy MONKEY TWINS

Monkey gods figure large in both Thai and Chinese folklore and theatre traditions with monkey god Hanuman figuring large in Thai lore with magical monkey Sun Wukong figuring large in China. And the pair are meeting in upcoming Thai action... More »
By Todd Brown   
  

GROUNDHOG DAY With Extra Death In Hungarian Time Loop Thriller HUROK Trailer

Hungarian writer-director Isti Madarasz makes his feature debut with Hurok, a time looping thriller following a man living the same sequence of events in a continuous cycle as he tries to save the life of his girlfriend. There have been... More »
By Todd Brown   
  

Beware The Arrival Of THE MAN FROM DEATH

We have long been fans of filmmaker Eric Lim in these parts, with a quick search of the TwitchFilm archives pulling up stories about his work going back around a decade now. He's a bit of a hard guy to... More »
By Todd Brown   
  

SHINY: Spencer Susser And Daniel Campos Deliver A Brilliant, Charming Stop Motion Short

What happens when the director of Hesher and I Love Sarah Jane teams up with acclaimed dancer Daniel 'Cloud' Campos? Shiny happens, a TropFest winning stop motion animated short film heavy both on the action and the charm. A damsel... More »
By Todd Brown   
  

Full BOYKA: UNDISPUTED Trailer Will Punch You In The Face

Boyka is back, with Scott Adkins once again taking on his most popular role to lay one hell of a beatdown in the upcoming Boyka: Undisputed. This one breaks with the format of the series somewhat with the title character... More »
By Todd Brown   
  

Zoe Bell And Nacho Vigalondo Face Off In First CAMINO Trailer

Stunt performer extraordinaire and frequent Quentin Tarantino collaborator Zoe Bell takes the lead in Camino, the latest from McCanick director Josh C Waller with Timecrimes and Open Windows helmer Nacho Vigalondo chewing up scenery in the villain role. Set in... More »
By Todd Brown   
  
 
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