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Jean-Claude Van Damme & Ufc's Bruce Buffer Get Jacked at Gold's Gym

11 October 2017 8:08 AM, PDT | TMZ | See recent TMZ news »

Here's Jean-Claude Van Damme and Ufc ring announcer Bruce Buffer proving 60 is really the new 30 -- lookin' absolutely Jacked at a workout sesh. The pic comes to us courtesy of Buffer ... who says he was droppin' sweat with his old buddy Jcvd at a Gold's Gym. Pretty crazy -- Buff actually looks Bigger than Jean-Claude ... though the movie star gets props for his ripped-up arm. Bottom line -- both are in insanely good shape. Probably »

- TMZ Staff

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‘Female Fight Squad’ VOD Review

19 September 2017 8:01 AM, PDT | Blogomatic3000 | See recent Blogomatic3000 news »

Stars: Amy Johnston, Dolph Lundgren, Cortney Palm, Rey Goyos, Sean Faris, Shaun Brown, Levy Tran, Folake Olowofoyeku, Michelle Jubilee Gonzalez, Jeanette Samano, Briana Marin, Amanda Bell | Written by Anastazja Davis, Miguel A. Ferrer | Directed by Miguel A. Ferrer

Fresh off her starring role in Lady Bloodfight, Amy Johnston returns in yet another Dtv action flick that, this time around, makes excellent use of not only her fight skills (which are as impressive as ever) but also her acting skills…

Here Johnston plays Becca, a former underground fighter who abandons the sport for a life at an animal shelter after a brutal family tragedy invovling her father. However when her sister Kate comes to her and begs her to help repay a massive debt, Becca must re-enter the world of illegal underground fighting and resume her fight career as “Bex the Beast”. Whilst training Kate’s team of fighters – hence the »

- Phil Wheat

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Film News Roundup: Netflix Buys Clive Owen Thriller ‘Anon’

15 September 2017 6:24 PM, PDT | Variety - Film News | See recent Variety - Film News news »

In today’s film news roundup, Netflix buys Clive Owen thriller “Anon,” Burt Young is cast as a crime underboss in “Vault,” and Bresha Webb will play Kevin Hart’s twin sister in “Night School…”


Netflix has acquired U.S. and some international rights to the thriller “Anon,” starring Clive Owen, Amanda Seyfried, Colm Feore, and Sonya Walger, following a pre-festival screening in Toronto.


TV News Roundup: ‘The Orville’ Becomes Fox’s Biggest Drama Debut in Two Years in Delayed Viewing

Andrew Niccol directed from his own script about a near-future world where there is no privacy, ignorance, or anonymity. Owen portrays a man who, while investigating a series of unsolved murders, finds a young woman (played by Seyfried) who has disappeared with no identity or history.

Niccol also produced with Oliver Simon and Daniel Baur at K5 Film. K5 Media Group financed. CAA arranged the funding and brokered the domestic deal. Sierra »

- Dave McNary

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Hollywood Docket: 'Kickboxer' Trial; Pacquaio Lawsuit Knock-out; Filmchella Fight

7 September 2017 12:15 PM, PDT | The Hollywood Reporter - Movie News | See recent The Hollywood Reporter - Movie News news »

Movie mogul Ted Field is set to stand trial next week in a legal fight over a $500,000 loan he solicited for a remake of Kickboxer, the 1989 film starring Jean-Claude Van Damme.

Central Films Media, run by Fernando Sulichin (Snowden), sued Field and Radar Pictures in 2015, and early this year added fraud claims, alleging that it issued a bridge loan for the film after Field was "extremely aggressive" in soliciting the money and that he breached their agreement by failing to repay the loan on time.

In a trial brief filed Thursday, Central Films attorney Mathew »

- Ashley Cullins

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Audiences Are Tired Of Spectacle And Hollywood Doesn't Care -- The Lrm Weekend

4 August 2017 5:09 PM, PDT | | See recent LRM Online news »

  By David Kozlowski   |   4 August 2017

Welcome to Issue #7 of The Lrm Weekend, a weekly column offering strong opinions about film, TV, comics, Star Wars, Marvel, DC, animation, and anime. We also want to hear from you, our awesome Lrm community! Share your feedback or ideas for future columns: @LRM_Weekend and we'll post your Tweets below!

Previous Issues: 7.28.17 | 7.21.17 | 7.14.17 | 7.7.17 | 6.30.17 | 6.23.17

Hey Lrm Weekenders, you might notice a few changes to the column this week. As summer draws to a close we're moving some stuff around and tweaking our content to be a little more opinionated and provocative.

Each of our Lrm writers have super-strong opinions about film, TV, comics, and all of the big franchises and universes. So, going forward Lrm Weekend is going to amp-up our voices a bit more -- and we invite our readers to punch back whenever and wherever you disagree!

Audiences Are Tired Of Spectacle And Hollywood Doesn't Care. »

- David Kozlowski

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Fantasia 2017: ‘Savage Dog’ Review

17 July 2017 12:01 PM, PDT | Blogomatic3000 | See recent Blogomatic3000 news »

Stars: Scott Adkins, Marko Zaror, Juju Chan, Cung Le, Keith David, Vladimir Kulich, Matthew Marsden, Charles Fathy | Written and Directed by Jesse V. Johnson

Ok, let’s all just say it together. Scott Adkins is the saviour of Dtv action movies. Charismatic, skilled and just a downright badass (and likeable) actor, whatever Adkins seemingly touches turns to gold – the Universal Soldier franchise was improved by his addition, as was the Undisputed series: in fact he made that particular fighting franchise Better with each and every sequel. Even the football-themed series Green Street was made watchable by the appearance of Adkins in the third installment, and that coming from someone who, typically, refuses to watch movies based on idiotic football hooligans.

Hold on… Turns out I may have a man-crush on Scott Adkins! And that’s not a bad thing.

Adkins has single-handedly kept the direct to market action genre alive, »

- Phil Wheat

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Cannes Film Review: ‘A Prayer Before Dawn’

21 May 2017 8:06 AM, PDT | Variety - Film News | See recent Variety - Film News news »

Competition is stiff for the title of cinema’s most violently harrowing prison drama, and tougher still for the all-time most pummeling boxing movie. Gutsily, Jean-Stéphane Sauvaire’s “A Prayer Before Dawn” comes out fighting for both, landing a number of clear knockouts in the process. At once exhausting and astonishing, this no-holds-barred adaptation of British junkie-turned-pugilist Billy Moore’s Thai prison memoir is a big, bleeding feat of extreme cinema, given elevating human dimension by rising star Joe Cole’s ferociously physical lead performance. For French director Sauvaire, it’s a return to the hungry, technically dazzling form of his unshakeable 2008 child-soldier study “Johnny Mad Dog,” as well as a testament to his suitability for an international range of hard-genre projects.

A24 has already scooped the U.S. rights to “A Prayer Before Dawn,” appropriately premiered at Cannes as a midnight screening — the right slot for a film that »

- Guy Lodge

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My Crappy Impressions: Jean Claude Van Damme’s Oscar Scene in “Kickboxer”

3 May 2017 10:30 AM, PDT | | See recent news »

I think we’re all well aware of the fact that far and away the best scene in the classic martial arts film Kickboxer starring Jean Claude Van Damme is the scene where Van Damme is inebriated and starts dancing with the ladies at a local bar.   There’s zero question that’s the highlight of the film.  There’s one line I think I can impersonate in that scene.  It’s when he’s drunk and says “Good stuff.”  But in the entire movie there’s one scene I think I can nail down pretty well. It’s the scene in which Van Damme first finds out

My Crappy Impressions: Jean Claude Van Damme’s Oscar Scene in “Kickboxer” »

- Nat Berman

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Great Uses of Songs in Movies: Stan Bush’s “On My Own” from the Movie “Bloodsport”

26 April 2017 10:30 AM, PDT | | See recent news »

In what could only be described as an Oscar-winning caliber song and Oscar worthy acting performance, the movie Bloodsport gets my pick for our latest “Great uses of songs in movies” segment.  As we all know, Bloodsport is clearly one of the best martial arts movies of all-time.  Between that and Kickboxer, Jean Claude Van Damme solidified himself as “the man” when it came to action movies spearheaded by martial artists in the 80s. While he wasn’t quite at the level of a Sylvester Stallone or Arnold Schwarzenegger, you’d be hard pressed to find a more impressive portfolio of action

Great Uses of Songs in Movies: Stan Bush’s “On My Own” from the Movie “Bloodsport” »

- Nat Berman

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Kickboxer Vengeance Movie Review

29 March 2017 10:52 AM, PDT | ShockYa | See recent ShockYa news »

Title: Kickboxer Vengeance Director: John Stockwell Writer: Dimitri Logothetis, Jim McGrath Cast: Dave Bautista, Alain Moussi, Gina Carano, Georges St-Pierre, Sara Malakul Lane, Darren Shahlavi, Jean-Claude Van Damme Eric Sloane (Darren Shahlavi; IP Man II) is an up and coming, champion fighter. Promoter Marcia (Gina Carano; Deadpool) tells Eric about an underground fight in Thailand […]

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- juliana

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Sammo Hung And The Lucky Star Gang Set To Return

13 March 2017 5:22 AM, PDT | AsianMoviePulse | See recent AsianMoviePulse news »

Legendary Actor and Film-Maker Sammo Hung is back with a bang, teaming up with Kickboxer Actor Dennis Chan to form a new film company “Sammo Hung films“. This is very exciting news with many Projects already being planned such as To Catch a Killer, Back to School, Operation: Ground Zero, Silk Road, I-Ching Warriors, The Detrimental Protectors and the big one The Return of Lucky Stars.


The Return of Lucky Stars will bring together the old “Lucky Stars Gang”, reuniting Sammo Hung with Richard Ng, Eric Tsang and John Sham. I’m a very big fan of the Lucky Star Movies from the hard hitting Wheels On Meals to the Hilarious Winners And Sinners, i am sure The Return of Lucky Stars will be another hit for the gang. I am more confident now, we could get the Three Dragons back together for one last time, Sammo Hung, Jackie Chan and Yuen Biao. »

- kingofkungfu

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Incredible 90s Photos of Action Star Jean Claude Van Damme

2 February 2017 3:39 AM, PST | | See recent news »

I happen to be a huge Jean Claude Van Damme fan.  Next to guys like Arnold Schwarzenegger and Sylvester Stallone, there weren’t any better action stars than these guys from about 1986 to 1999.  Bloodsport and Kickboxer alone solidify Van Damme’s legacy as being one of the most well known martial arts actors but people seem to forget that he starred in dozens of films in his day.  Some of my personal favorites were Double Impact, Death Warrant, Lionheart.  Even later on I though The Quest was pretty decent. However, if there’s one thing you can’t deny about Jean Claude

Incredible 90s Photos of Action Star Jean Claude Van Damme »

- Nat Berman

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Movie Mogul Ted Field Set to Stand Trial for Fraud

11 January 2017 7:20 AM, PST | The Hollywood Reporter - Movie News | See recent The Hollywood Reporter - Movie News news »

Frederick "Ted" Field was once listed by Forbes as one of the 400 richest people on the planet, but according to a civil lawsuit, his fortune has dissipated and he's become a "deadbeat movie producer" who has run a "Ponzi-like scheme." On Wednesday, a Los Angeles Superior Court judge permitted the plaintiff to add a fraud claim that's partly premised on the way Field allegedly misrepresented himself when soliciting a loan for a remake of Kickboxer, the 1989 film starring Jean-Claude Van Damme. A trial, originally scheduled for Jan. 23, has also been pushed back to April 10.

Field came to »

- Eriq Gardner

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Jean-Claude Van Damme & Dolph Lundgren set for Black Water

4 January 2017 3:17 PM, PST | Den of Geek | See recent Den of Geek news »

Tony Sokol Jan 5, 2017

Jcvd and Dolph Lundgren are set to do battle on a submarine in Black Water...

Jean-Claude Van Damme and Dolph Lundgren will be on the same side for the first time in their action filled careers, with the two almost-iconic action stars will co-star in the upcoming action thriller Black Water. The screenplay was written by Chad Law and the search is on for a director to steer the project.

See related  Kevin Feige on Black Panther, female superhero movie Avengers: Infinity War – the first set picture Thor: Ragnarok: the first official synopsis released

In it, Van Damme will play a deep-cover agent in deep waters: he's being held in a prison that the CIA runs on, of all places, a submarine. There's no word on Lundgren’s character, but we assume he'll be able to tread water.

Van Damme and Lundgren have, of course, appeared on screen together before, »

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