Ready to play some Marvel Realm of Champions? What can fans expect from Spider-Man‘s side of Marvel’s Avengers video game? Will more family members be introduced as The Umbrella Academy goes on? Did you notice a certain chemical plant in the Shazam! movie? What other DC Comics villain is said to appear in Zack Snyder’s Justice League? Did you know there’s a DCKids FanDome too? All that and more in this edition of Superhero Bits. Read More »
In 2017, Netflix acquired famed comic book creator Mark Millar‘s Millarworld company to mine it for film and TV projects. Last year, the streaming service announced it would produce an original film version of Millar’s sci-fi fantasy comic Reborn, with Chris McKay (The LEGO Batman Movie) directing and Oscar winner Sandra Bullock producing.
Now, more than a year later, the project has finally found its writer: up-and-coming scribe Bek Smith, who has previously worked at Marvel Studios. Read More »
Netflix acquired comic writer Mark Millar‘s company Millarworld in 2017, and today they announced what may be their highest-profile film adaptation yet. The streaming service will produce an original film version of Millar’s sci-fi fantasy comic Reborn, with Chris McKay (The LEGO Batman Movie) directing and Oscar winner Sandra Bullock producing. Bullock just made waves with Bird Box, her most recent Netflix collaboration, and a new report says she might star in Reborn in addition to producing. Read on for more details, including this comic’s killer premise. Read More »
Posted on Wednesday, January 9th, 2019 by Rob Hunter
(Welcome to The Best Movies You’ve Never Seen, a series that takes a look at slightly more obscure, under-the-radar, or simply under-appreciated movies. This week we go toe to toe and foot to face with some of the best fight-filled action movies you’ve never seen.)
Action movies come in all shapes and sizes, but while big stunts can be truly thrilling when done right few sequences are more impressive than a beautifully choreographed, filmed, and edited fight scene. We’ve been gifted with truly stellar fight films in recent years from The Raid 2 to The Villainess to last year’s The Night Comes for Us, but for every one that breaks through to find an audience and some pop culture recognition, another disappears into the ether.
I’m here to correct some of those slights – six of them to be precise – and while most of them come from the expected countries of origin including South Korea, Thailand, and Japan, one of them is actually German. Yes, a German martial arts film, and like the rest of the movies here it kicks some serious butt.
Keep reading for a look at some of the best fight-oriented action movies you’ve probably never seen.
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