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Donnie Yen in Kung Fu Killer – Midnights This Weekend at The Tivoli

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Kung Fu Killer screens midnights this weekend (May 29th and 30th) at The Tivoli Theater as part of their ‘Reel Late at The Tivoli’ Midnight Series.

Reel Late at the Tivoli film series usually shows classic cult movies at midnight but this weekend, it’s a St. Louis premiere of a new film, Kung Fu Killer starring chopsocky legend Donnie Yen and directed by Teddy Chen.

A vicious killer, Feng, is going round Hong Kong killing top martial arts exponents, leaving a secret weapon called the Moonshadow as his calling card. When convicted killer and kung fu expert, Xia, hears of this, he offers to help the police catch the killer, in return for his freedom. Despite their misgivings, the police release the former police martial arts instructor into their custody. With his help, they realize from the chronological order of the victims that the killer is targeting his victims, »

- Tom Stockman

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Unsheathe Sword Of Vengeance on Blu-ray & DVD May 26

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From the creator of Hammer Of The Gods, and starring Stanley Weber (Borgia) and Annabelle Wallis (Annabelle), comes the medieval action epic  Sword Of Vengeance, debuting on Blu-ray and DVD May 26 from Well Go USA Entertainment. First time feature film Director Jim Weedon was influenced by Japanese samurai epics and Italian spaghetti westerns for this action-packed film.

In 1066, following the brutal genocide ordered by William the Conqueror in order to control the unrelenting Rebels of the North, it’s a world of dark times and dark deeds. After years of slavery, a Norman Prince (Weber) returns to the lost lands to seek revenge on his father’s murderer by leading a band of farmers in bloody retribution. Rounding out the notable cast are Ed Skrein (“Game of Thrones”), Dave Legeno (Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows) and Karel Roden (The Bourne Supremacy).

 Bonus materials include interviews with Director Jim Weedon »

- Tom Stockman

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Spike Lee’s Da Sweet Blood Of Jesus – Da Blu Review

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A Kickstarter-financed Spike Lee Joint, Da Sweet Blood Of Jesus is a new kind of love story, one that centers on an addiction to blood that once doomed a long forgotten ancient African tribe. When Dr. Hess Green (Stephen Tyrone Williams) is introduced to, and then murdered with, a mysteriously cursed artifact by art curator Lafayette Hightower (Elvis Nolasco), he is uncontrollably drawn into a newfound thirst for blood that overwhelms his soul. Lafayette quickly succumbs to the ravenous nature of the infliction, killing himself, but leaves Hess a transformed man. Soon Lafayette’s wife, Ganja (Zaraah Abrahams), comes looking for her husband and becomes involved in a dangerous romance with Hess that questions the very nature of love, addiction, sex, and status in our seemingly sophisticated society. The couple marry, and Hess seems genuinely in love, while Ganja is genuinely in love with her new position, and not in »

- Tom Stockman

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Astronaut Matt Damon Featured In First Photos From Ridley Scott’s The Martian

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Over the holiday weekend, 20th Century Fox released various photos of Matt Damon from the upcoming sci-fi action film, The Martian.

Based on a best-selling novel by Andy Weir, and helmed by director Ridley Scott, the cast includes Jessica Chastain, Kristen Wiig, Kate Mara, Michael Pena, Jeff Daniels, Chiwetel Ejiofor, and Donald Glover.

The film will be released in 3D on November 25, 2015.

(via Empire)

During a manned mission to Mars, Astronaut Mark Watney (Matt Damon) is presumed dead after a fierce storm and left behind by his crew. But Watney has survived and finds himself stranded and alone on the hostile planet. With only meager supplies, he must draw upon his ingenuity, wit and spirit to subsist and find a way to signal to Earth that he is alive.

Millions of miles away, Nasa and a team of international scientists work tirelessly to bring “the Martian” home, while his crewmates concurrently plot a daring, »

- Michelle McCue

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