Thai actress Ranchrawee “Mint” Uakoolwarawat started her career about six years ago in television dramas and made her feature appearance in Tatchapong Supasri’s 2020 romance drama, Classic Again. Her latest role finds our heroine deep in the trenches as he battles her way out of an unlucky streak in Jaturong Phonboon’s latest action comedy, Chinatown Cha Cha, currently making the rounds in Thai theaters and exhibitors throughout Laos and Cambodia.
Barry Pepper and Jamie Costa lead the cast for Bring Him To Me, the new crime thriller coming to theaters February 23 from Samuel Goldwyn Films. Luke Sparke directs from a script by Tom Evans and a cast that also includes Liam McIntyre, Sam Neill and Rachel Griffiths.
578 MAGNUM: Alexandre Nguyen Turns The Underworld Upside Down To Find His Daughter In The Official U.S. Trailer!
Film Movement is taking the mantle with Vietnamese action adventure, 578 Magnum. A theatrical and digital release is in order for the film in North America with a release date set for February 23 and the official trailer is here as well.
Currently on K-Movie Entertainment’s slate for the coming markets is 1980-set sci-fi adventure, Seeking The King. The Battle: Roar To Victory helmer Won Shin-yeon is joined by the VFX specialists behind the brilliant Space Sweepers and Hansan: Rising Dragon, and for this, we now get a glimpse of the result in store with a teaser that totally knocks on the door of some childhoods, giant robots and what have you.
THE ROUNDUP: PUNISHMENT Teaser Punches Hard Into The Next Brutal Chapter Of The Don Lee Crime Thriller Franchise
Readying its world premiere for the 74th Berlinale is another round of meaty ham knuckle hero sandwiches on Don Lee-sized Wonder bread for The Roundup: Punishment. The film also reteams The Gangster, The Cop, The Devil star with fellow headliner Kim Moo-yul, and with none other than Badland Hunters director and stunt multihyphenate Heo Myung-haeng at the helm.
Now playing for Dutch audiences is action comedy Coppers. It’s helmed by a trio of directors including lead actors Mohammed Chaara and Sinan Eroglu and filmmaker Jamel Attache who hit the radar for many of us as far back as few decades ago with gangland martial arts flick, Fighting Fish.
A Case For Better Action Movies: SILENT NIGHT, A Bold, Stylish Experiment On The Revenge Thriller Genre, Without A Word
Silent Night is now available from Lionsgate wherever movies are sold.
Born To Fly is now available on Blu-Ray and Digitial in the UK from Trinity CineAsia.
“Survive the night. Fight like hell!”
Netflix is out with the official trailer for House Of Ninjas. It’s a show about ninjas, and a family of ninjas! Actor Kento Kaku leads the cast of the new action drama which arrives February 15.
Oh, I’m sorry. Did you want more Tak Sakaguchi in your life? Don’t fret! Well Go USA has the official trailer rolling for its release of director Yudai Yamaguchi’s cut throat new action thriller hereby titled One Percent Warrior for its upcoming release on Digital and Blu-Ray beginning March 12, followed by its streaming launch on Hi-YAH! from April 5.
Filmmaker Herman Yau has been cooking in the early 1980s working as a cinematographer in the Hong Kong film industry, ultimately working his way into the director’s chair. His shelf life has proven positive for him as well, especially in the age of social media where the action genre continues to nuture an immensely active community celebrating the achievements of numerous laureates and auteurs of late. Yau, with his accomplishments is no different, following the recently completed Mission Moscow and upcoming Nicholas Tse starrer Customs Frontline, and more to the point with his latest trilogy installer, The White Storm 3: Heaven Or Hell, which had its North American in-person only premiere last summer at the New York Asian Film Festival.
Kino Lorber has unveiled the official trailer for Estonian Kung Fu comedy, The Invisible Fight from writer/director Rainer Sarnet. New key art and images are available just beneath the trailer embed as the film readies a weeklong theatrical run in Vancouver, and in at Alamo Drafthouse locations in select U.S. cities beginning February 23.
THE MINISTRY OF UNGENTLEMANLY WARFARE: Watch Henry Cavill And His Band Of Ungentlemanly Men Kill Nazis In The Official Trailer
April 19 is the day folks can watch director Guy Ritchie’s The Ministry Of Ungentlemanly Warfare, and the official trailer is finally here. Author Damien Lewis’s 2016 publication of“The Ministry of Ungentlemanly Warfare: How Churchill’s Secret Warriors Set Europe Ablaze and Gave Birth to Modern Black Ops” serves as the basis for Ritchie’s script, here co-penned with Paul Tamasy, Eric Johnson and Arash Amel, with an ensemble cast to boot that ought to help supplement the post-Expendables moviegoing crowd.
Titled as it was for Henri-Georges Clouzot’s 1953 classic, such will be the case for hitmaker Julien Leclerq’s own iteration for Netflix with The Wages Of Fear. The first official teaser is out and marks another notch on the belt for Netflix as terrific as it continues to track with French action and adventure titles.
I don’t know exactly when Jordan Peele boarded Dev Patel’s new action thriller, Monkey Man, for as long as I’ve been trying to keep up. It’s pretty damn suprising as well considering how low key news and updates have been in the last several years as production contended with regional and atmospheric hurdles, along with the pandemic that began in 2020.
LOST IN THE STARS, THE SEA IS WATCHING And ZATOICHI Lead The Way For Australia’s Imprint Asia Launch In March!
Aussie label Imprint Films is kicking off its Imprint Asia shingle on March 27 with a trio of lauded titles on limited edition Blu-Ray. Pre-orders are now available for each title both seperately, or as a bundle over at the Imprint website, and I’ve included them in the gallery below with full details and specs on Chen Sicheng’s Lost In The Stars, Akira Kurosawa’s The Sea Is Watching, and Takeshi Kitano’s rousing iteration of The Blind Swordsman: Zatoichi.
The official trailer is now online for Sleeping Dogs, the new murder mystery crime drama from Adam Cooper. Russell Crowe leads the cast along with Karen Gillan, Márton Csókás, Thomas M. Wright, Harry Greenwood, and Tommy Flanagan, from a script by Cooper and co-scribe Bill Collage, based on the work of “The Book Of Mirrors” author E.O. Chirovici.
Howard J. Ford’s new horror thriller, Darkgame, is online with an official trailer ahead of its February 20 release. Ford directs a cast led by Ed Westwick, Andrew P. Stephen, Natalya Tsvetkova, Lola Wayne, Rose Reynolds and Rory Alexander, with a script by Gary Grant and Niall Johnson.
ROAD HOUSE: Bar Room Brawls And Close Calls In The Official Trailer For Doug Liman’s Remake Of The 1989 Action Classic
Director Doug Liman wrote a compelling and nuanced op-ed presented at Deadline on Wednesday, elucidating the case for his boycott of the upcoming SXSW premiere of his new movie, Road House.