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Blu-ray Review: 'War Pigs' - Worth The Money?

11/30/2015 12:00pm EST
Blu-ray Review: 'War Pigs'
Ready to go to war with a gang of military misfits? Then follow us as we check out the new to Blu-ray flick "War Pigs" out Dec. 1 from Cinedigm Home Entertainment. We see if the motley crew is up to the task below.

Title: "War Pigs"

Grade: 3

Cast: Luke Gross, Dolph Lundgren, Mickey Rourke

Director: Ryan Little

Rating: R

Runtime: 88 minutes

Release Company: Cinedigm Home Entertainment


The Flick: Taking the standard story of an in trouble Army Captain trying to whip a gang of goofballs into sturdy soldiers, "War Pigs" does still manage to ...

Blu-ray Review: 'Skin Trade' - Worth The Money?

8/20/2015 10:00am EDT
Blu-ray Review: 'Skin Trade'
Ready to rumble with Lundgren and friends? Then follow us as we check out the new to Blu-ray flick "Skin Trade" out August 25 from Magnolia Home Entertainment. We see if fists of fury are still fast below!

Title: "Skin Trade"

Grade: 2 1/2

Cast: Dolph Lundgren, Tony Jaa, Peter Weller

Director: Ekachai Uekrongtham

Rating: R

Runtime: 96 minutes

Release Company: Magnolia Home Entertainment


The Flick: How did the great Tony Jaa go from heading up slick move flicks like the "Ong-bak" trilogy to playing second fiddle to Dolph Lundgren? A...

25 Stars Who Can Totally Kick Your Ass

5/7/2015 1:14pm EDT
25 Celebrities Who Have Black Belts
Achieving a black belt involves a lot of hard work, focus, and dedication. Several stars in Hollywood have put in the necessary time and energy to obtain the rank -- and some may surprise you.

Sarah Michelle Gellar has studied kickboxing, boxing, and gymnastics and holds a black belt in Tae Kwon Do. Her experience came in handy while she filmed the popular cult TV series "Buffy The Vampire Slayer" from 1997 to 2003. Of course, a stunt double did most of the work.

Gellar has also appeared in the films "I Know What You Did Last Summer," "The Grudge" and "Cruel Intentions." She most recentl...

Movie Reviews: 'Skin Trade' & 'The Harvest'

4/24/2015 11:19am EDT
This week, thanks to the fast feet of Tony Jaa and the scary style of Director John McNaughton, sees both areas of action and horror hitting hard at the cinema for two new films. We’re checking out the flicks "Skin Trade" and "The Harvest" below!

Title: "Skin Trade"

Stars: 2 1/2

Genre: Action / Drama

Cast: Dolph Lundgren, Tony Jaa, Peter Weller

Director: Ekachai Uekrongtham

Rating: R

Running Time: 96 Minutes

Release Company: Magnet Releasing


How did the great Tony Jaa go from heading up slick move flicks like the "Ong-b...

The Worst Superhero Movies You've Never Seen

11/2/2014 7:00pm EST
The Worst Superhero Movies You've Never Seen
When a superhero movie is good, it's incredible. There's a reason people dressed in their finest Batman suits for "The Dark Knight," and why more people saw The Avengers than there are people alive on Earth.

Okay, that last fact is not even close to being true, but you get the idea. Superheroes. Super popular.

And when a superhero movie is bad, everybody knows about it. Take "Batman & Robin," a movie so awful it killed the Batman franchise for nearly ten years, and still sends Batman fans into convulsions with a mere mention of the word "Bat-nipples."

Yet some superhero movies slip under...

DVD Review: 'Legendary'

8/12/2014 10:00am EDT
DVD Review: 'Legendary'
Dolph Lundgren vs. various large animals?! Yup and we’re checking out the new to DVD flick "Legendary" out now from Lionsgate Home Entertainment. We review the animals and Dolph in their natural habitat below.

Title: "Legendary"

Grade: 2

Cast: Dolph Lundgren, Scott Adkins, Geng Li

Director: Eric Styles

Rating: PG-13

Runtime: 92 minutes

Release Company: Lionsgate Home Entertainment


The Flick: Yet another case of bad vs. good in the search for some very fake looking giant creatures. (One passable bear and another that looks like a bearded drago...

Cinema Giants: The 15 Tallest Actors In Hollywood

4/23/2014 4:03pm EDT
Cinema Giants: The 15 Tallest Actors In Hollywood
Actors come in all shapes and sizes, and some of the tallest people in the world have made their living in front of the camera. Here is a selection of some of the tallest actors in Hollywood.

Matthew McGrory, 7'6". The late Big Fish actor wasn't comfortable with his stature, something he shared with Andre the Giant (who he played in Andre: Heart of the Giant). "He felt the same way, that he would do anything just to be a person of regular size one day a week, where people don't have to stare at him, where he could go see a regular movie and walk down the street," Andre director Drew Sky sa...

Blu-ray Review: 'Battle of the Damned'

2/28/2014 11:00am EST
Blu-ray Review: 'Battle of the Damned'
Zombies, giant killer robots and...Dolph Lundgren? We’re checking out the new to Blu-ray action horror flick "Battle of the Damned" out now from Anchor Bay Home Entertainment. We review the thrills and kills below!

Title: "Battle of the Damned"

Grade: 3 1/2

Cast: Dolph Lundgren, Melanie Zanetti, David Field

Director: Christopher Hatton

Rating: R

Runtime: 89 minutes

Release Company: Anchor Bay Home Entertainment


The Flick: What you see is what you get? You bet! Fun, frivolous and full of action fluff, this is straight up tough guy D...

Blu-ray Review: 'Ambushed'

12/5/2013 10:10am EST
Ready to climb up the drug dealing ladder at all costs?  Then follow us as we check out their new flick "Ambushed" available now on Blu-ray from Anchor Bay Home Entertainment.  We review the action plays below!



   Title: "Ambushed"

   Grade: 3 1/2

   Cast: Daniel Bonjour, Dolph Lundgren, Randy Couture

   Director: Giorgio Serafini

   Rating: R

   Runtime: 97 minutes

   Release Company: Anchor Bay Home Entertainment



The Flick: "Ambushed" is actually two very different films.  The first is he one headlined by our three named tough g...

Blu-ray Review: 'Dark Angel' (aka 'I Come In Peace')

8/26/2013 12:00pm EDT
Dark Angel
Ready to return to Dolph Lundgren at his peak?  Then follow us as head into 90’s alien/action territory with the flick "Dark Angel" (aka "I Come In Peace") out now from Shout! Factory.  The peace and lack of gets reviewed below!



   Title: "Dark Angel"

   Grade: 4

   Cast: Dolph Lundgren, Brian Benben, Betsy Brantley

   Director: Craig R. Baxley

   Rating: R

   Runtime: 91 minutes

   Release Company: Shout! Factory Home Entertainment



The Flick: So super odd that this one is called "Dark Angel" as when I was a kid and saw this at th...

Blu-ray Review: 'Joshua Tree'

3/8/2013 10:00am EST
Joshua Tree
Ready for some early ass kicking Dolph Lundgren action?  Then check out our review of the new to Blu-ray release of "Joshua Tree" (aka "Army of One!") out now from Shout! Factory Home Entertainment.  The race and review start below!



   Title: "Joshua Tree"

   Grade: 3 1/2

   Cast: Dolph Lundgren, George Segal, Kristian Alfonso

   Director: Vic Armstrong

   Rating: R

   Runtime: 101 minutes

   Release Company: Shout! Factory



The Flick: Seeing as "Joshua Tree" was a film early in the career of up and coming action man Dolph Lundgren...

Interview: Tough Guy Dolph Lundgren On Being A Cultured Killer In 'The Package'

3/6/2013 11:35am EST
The Package
Action stars come and go but nobody has had more powerhouse staying power then tough guy Dolph Lundgren.  Blasting onto the scene back in 1985 as Ivan Drago the Russian foe to Sylvester Stallone’s American Rocky Balboa in "Rocky IV", Lundgren has made a career playing some memorable and iconic on-screen heavies.  Some of his most memorable include playing the sassy Russina in "Red Scorpion", teaming up with the late great Brandon Lee in "Showdown in Little Tokyo" and the surly cop to Brian Benben’s goofball detective in the cult classic "I Come In Peace."  (Not to mention Dolph was both He-...

Blu-ray Review: 'One In The Chamber'

8/23/2012 10:00am EDT
One in the Chamber
"I must break you" vs. "Show me the money!" That’s right film fans, Cuba vs. Dolph to see who is the better gun for hire in the new to Blu-ray "One in the Chamber," out now from Anchor Bay Home Entertainment. The review of the battle of the boys is below!

Title: "One in the Chamber"

Grade: 3

Cast: Cuba Gooding Jr., Dolph Lundgren, Claudia Bassols

Director: Will Kaufman

Rating: R

Runtime: 91 minutes

Release Company: Anchor Bay Home Entertainment


The Flick: Bad news – there’s some gamey conventions within the framework of this action tale. ...

Action Packed 'The Expendables 2' Debuts At Number One

8/20/2012 8:46am EDT
THe Expendables 2
Action star-filled "The Expendables 2" dominated the weekend box office, grossing $28.8 million during its opening weekend. It was a respectable dbut; however, the original film opened with $34.8 million in 2010.

Sylvester Stallone heads up the starring cast, which includes returning members Jason Statham, Jet Li, Dolph Lundgren, and Terry Crews, along with fellow '80s action icons Jean-Claude Van Damme and Chuck Norris. Liam Hemsworth also stars.

Jeremy Renner's "The Bourne Legacy" dropped to number two, taking in $17 million. Animated film "ParaNorman" bowed in at number three with ...

Jean-Claude Van Damme Shows Off His Moves, Abs At 'Expendables 2' Photocall

8/8/2012 2:00pm EDT
Jean-Claude Van Damme
Dolph Lundgren, Jason Statham and Jean-Claude Van Damme attended the photocall for "The Expendables 2" at the Ritz Hotel in Madrid, Spain, today.

Van Damme, 51, appeared to be in particularly good spirits, executing some martial arts moves for photographers and showing off his smooth, if not necessarily rock hard, abs.

In the film, Church (Bruce Willis) reunites the Expendables for what should be an easy paycheck; however, one of the men is murdered on the job, and their quest for revenge takes a bad turn.

Also starring in the action-packed film are Sylvester Stallone, Jet Li and Terry ...

Chuck Norris Censors Violent Scenes For His Children

3/30/2012 8:14am EDT
Chuck Norris
Chuck Norris ensures his young children don't watch the violent scenes in his action movies by making a special family-friendly version for them.

The veteran action hero appeared in a number of brutal movies during the 1970s and 1980s, before toning down the violence in his latter films and hit TV show Walker, Texas Ranger.

Norris stars in Sylvester Stallone's upcoming The Expendables 2 and is said to have asked for the film be downgraded from a restrictive 'R' rating to a PG-13 for his young fan base.

However, Stallone has insisted on keeping the original rating, and another of the f...

Blu-ray Review: 'The Expendables: Extended Director's Cut'

12/14/2011 2:30pm EST
The Expendables photo
So you thought the last Stallone outing was already a decent guns and ammo treat? Well then feast your eyes on the upgrade via the new "The Expendables: Extended Director’s Cut" out Dec. 13 from Lionsgate. Does Stallone provide more backbone – check out the action stats below!

Title: "The Expendables: Extended Director’s Cut"

Grade: 4 1/2

Cast: Sylvester Stallone, Jason Statham, Jet Li

Director: Sylvester Stallone

Rating: Unrated

Runtime: 114 minutes

Release Company: Lionsgate


The Flick: Amidst the already blood and guts heavy previous...

Chuck Norris & Jean-Claude Van Damme Confirmed For 'Expendables' Sequel

9/14/2011 8:39am EDT
Chuck Norris
Sylvester Stallone has confirmed reports suggesting action men Jean-Claude Van Damme and Chuck Norris have signed up to join the cast of his new "The Expendables" movie.

He tells the two stars will join himself, Jet Li, Jason Statham, Dolph Lundgren, Bruce Willis and Arnold Schwarzenegger in the action film sequel, which will begin shooting in Bulgaria later this month.

And Stallone says film fans can expect a "big showdown" between himself and Van Damme in the movie.

Jean-Claude Van Damme Refused To Lose To Jet Li In 'Expendables' Fight

8/17/2010 8:23am EDT
Jean-claude Van Damme
Jean-Claude Van Damme refused to appear in Sylvester Stallone's all-star action film The Expendables, because he would have to lose a fight to Jet Li.

Stallone corralled a hit-list of Hollywood hard men to appear in the film, but Universal Soldier star Van Damme turned him down, because the Belgian martial arts expert failed to get the movie's satirical undertones.

Stallone tells Britain's Sunday Times, "I wanted to set Jean-Claude against Jet Li, but he didn't want to lose to Jet. He didn't think that was cool. But that's why it would be cool; to have Jean-Claude beaten by the other ma...

'The Expendables' Boasts An Action Movie Dream Team

8/11/2010 2:00pm EDT
All across the country, fans of the explosive action movies of the 80s are about to have their thirst for old school ass kicking quenched by “The Expendables” whose cast is a veritable dream team of action stars. On August 13, testosterone junkies will have their fill of macho dialogue and gratuitous explosions. In order to be appropriately prepared for what will be a glorious disaster of cheesy filmmaking, here’s a quick rundown of the cast.

Co-writer and director Sylvester Stallone heads the cast as the leader of a group of mercenaries who travel to South America to overthrow a dictator,...

Katie Price In Thigh Highs And A Semi-See Through Dress - Hot Or Not?

8/10/2010 1:31pm EDT
Katie Price
Katie Price looked like a street walker when she walked the red carpet at the U.K. premiere of "The Expendables" in London on Monday. What do you think of her thigh-high stockings and see-through dress?

In the film, Sylvester Stallone, Jason Statham and Jet Li star as a group of mercenaries who undertake a near-impossible operation to overthrow a dictator in South America. Mickey Rourke, Dolph Lundgren, Eric Roberts, Terry Crews, and UFC star Randy Couture co-star in the action-packed production.

Sylvester is convinced "The Expendables" will break box office records for featuring "the ugl...

Will There Be Any Surprise Movie Gems in August?

8/10/2010 11:14am EDT
eat pray love
This past weekend, “The Other Guys,” starring Will Ferrell and Mark Wahlberg, unseated “Inception” for the top spot at the box office. Notorious for mediocre movies, August is typically the worst month of the year for any moviegoer who craves an inspired experience at the theater.

This August, however, may be different as “The Other Guys” has already gotten solid reviews from critics and a $35 million opening weekend. The re-teaming of Ferrell and writer/director Adam McKay has already spiced up the box office for the early part of August and several other titles makes one wonder if the re...

Trailer Talk: This Week in Movies - 'Scott Pilgrim vs the World,' 'The Expendables,' & More

8/9/2010 9:00am EDT
The Expendables
Last week I had the amazing opportunity to interview Edgar Wright, the director of Scott Pilgrim vs. the World, as well as cast members Michael Cera, Jason Schwartzman, and Anna Kendrick. Michael and Jason are very funny in person and had some hilarious thing to say about their physical training for the film. Definitely check out the story here if you have not already. A review will be posted later this week on the movie’s release date.

“Scott Pilgrim vs. the World”hits the box office this week with Sylvester Stallone’s action epic The Expendables, the Julia Roberts drama “Eat Pray L...

'The Expendables' Trailer Released - Watch It!

3/31/2010 2:13pm EDT
Lionsgate has released the trailer to the summer action movie The Expendables. The film features an ensemble cast including Sylvester Stallone, Jason Statham, Jet Li, Terry Crews, Mickey Rourke, Randy Couture, and Dolph Lundgren.

The story follows a group of mercenaries that take a suicide mission to overthrow a South American dictator. There are also cameos including Arnold Schwarzenegger and Bruce Willis. In fact, a scene with Willis, Schwarzenegger, and Stallone marks the first time the three superstars shared the movie screen.

The Expendables is due in theaters August 10.


Sylvester Stallone's Broken Neck, And A List Of Hollywood's Most Painful Injuries

1/7/2010 11:01am EST
Sylvester Stallone
The other day Sylvester Stallone revealed that he had a metal plate placed inside his neck after a freak accident while filming a fight scene for his new movie The Expendables. Many stars want to do their own stunts, either out of pride or a desire to make the movie as real as possible. However, few have escaped unscathed.

Stallone has always insisted on doing his own stunts, and said he had his worst injury while filming Rocky IV. He insisted that co-star Dolph Lundgren actually punch him during takes, and Dolph delivered a stunning punch to Stallone's chest. His ribs compressed agains...

'It's Always Sunny In Philadelphia' Recap: Mac And Charlie Write A Movie

12/4/2009 5:26pm EST
As if I wasn't already bummed out enough about the "Sunny" season coming to a close next week, they had to go and blast me with the best episode of the year last night, making the impending Sunny-less winter that much harder to take.

Things start with Mac and Charlie relaying a story to Dennis (who is too preoccupied with his new touch-screen phone to really care) about how they got trapped in a parking garage stairwell and thought they were being stalked by killer, who turned out to be a security guard instead. The guys decide to use what they think is a knack for storytelling to write ...

Celebrity Birthdays, November 3

11/3/2009 3:00am EST
Paula DeAnda
Happy Birthday to:

Singer Paula DeAnda (1989)

Swedish actor Dolph Lundgren (1957)

Sportscaster / former New York Giants quarterback Phil Simms (1955)

Rocker Adam Ant (1954)

Comedian Dennis Miller (1953)

Actress Kate Capshaw (1953)

Comedienne Roseanne Barr (1952)

Movie score composer John Barry (1934)

"Mama's Family" star Ken Berry (1933)

Tough guy actor Charles Bronson (1921)

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Best & Worst Superhero Costumes

4/30/2009 10:11am EDT
'X-Men Origins: Wolverine' opens this Friday, and could possibly overturn the all three of the other X-Men movies as the best one yet. Not because the other films forgot that Wolverine was really the star anyway, or because there's only so much CGI that a movie can handle before even the performances seem to look animated, but because this will be the first X-Men film to ditch those dorky black latex costumes that made Professor's Xavier's school look like a front for an underground S&M club. In celebration, StarPulse is taking a moment to remember the superhero fads of yesteryear. The ones...

Celebrity Birthdays, November 3

11/3/2008 3:00am EST
Dennis Miller
Happy Birthday to Swedish actor Dolph Lundgren (1957), former New York Giants quarterback Phil Simms (1955), rocker Adam Ant (1954), comedian Dennis Miller (1953), actress Kate Capshaw (1953), comedienne Roseanne Barr (1952), movie score composer John Barry (1934), Mama's Family star Ken Berry (1933), and tough guy actor Charles Bronson (1921).

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B-Movies: The Best Of The Worst

7/10/2008 10:09am EDT
B-Movies The Best Of The Worst
Who's to say that the best movies are actually good? Sure, we've all seen some of the best movies ever made, but then again we've all seen some pretty bad movies too. After all, You Don't Mess With The Zohan made over $95 million since its release - that's a lot of people seeing one dumb movie.

However, sometimes a film can be so absolutely wretched that it comes full circle into being good again; at this point, you've entered the territory of the bad B-movie. B-movies walk a thin line between incredibly entertaining and downright unbearable. In order to get the most out of these movi...