Sunday, 24 September 2023

Marko Zaror Epic Fist of the Condor Flies into UK Home Entertainment

After months of waiting, UK action film fans will finally get the chance to own and enjoy Chilean action star's martial arts magnum opus, Fist of the Condor. If you love Bruce Lee, especially his thought provoking esoteric work found in his writings as well his concepts behind TV shows such as 'Kung-Fu', the posthumously produced 'The Silent Flute' and more recently 'Warrior' then 'Fist of the Condor' is for you. Thanks to our good friends at Dazzler Films, Marko's passion piece will swoop onto UK home entertainment, and be available on Blu-ray, DVD, and Digital Download from 2nd October. 

Sunday, 9 July 2023

Fighting Spirit Celebrates 50th Anniversary of Enter The Dragon

Following the highly successful Bruce Lee Movie Marathon in June, the Fighting Spirit Film Festival continues its commemoration of Bruce Lee's films marking 50 years since his death. The Mockingbird Cinema in Birmingham will once again play host to a spectacular Fighting Spirit event on 13th August; 'Enter the Dragon at 50; A Bruce Lee Retrospective + Q&A'. This one day special will feature screenings of Bruce Lee's classic films as well as special documentary, along with an  insightful Q&A, the mix of debate and kick-ass entertainment for which Fighting Spirit is well known.

Friday, 7 July 2023

Ukrainian Animated Film Gets Big Screen UK Release

Dazzler Media Presents the UK cinema release of 'Mavka; The Forest Song' an animated film from Ukraine based on the country's most revered fairy tale. Nearly seven years in the making the film has, since its release,  become a domestic and global box office hit, giving Ukraine another positive boost during their most difficult time. From 28th July UK and Irish cinema audiences will get an opportunity to be enchanted by this moving folk story. 

Friday, 30 June 2023

World's First Swissploitation Flick 'Mad Heidi' Gets US Home Release

After a successful, one night only, special screening across the US, 'Mad Heidi' melts and oozes its way to US home digital entertainment, courtesy of Raven Banner Releasing. Dubbed, the world's first 'Swissploitation' film, the zany comedy horror takes a beloved classic children's story and turns into a blood and cheese soaked grind-house epic. The film stars Casper Van Dien ('Starship Troopers') and Alice Lucy and helmed by first time directors Johannes Hartmann and Sandro Klopfstein (who also co-writer the film).

Sunday, 2 April 2023

[News] Blade of the 47 Ronin Heads to UK Digital

When 2013’s '47 Ronin' was released it was badly panned barely made a big dent at the box office and killed the film making career of Ridley Scott protégé Carl Rinsch. Yet the film introduced lay audiences to legend of the Chūshingura,  a tale of timeless of warrior heroism continued that continues with 'Blade of the 47 Ronin'.

After a successful digital run starting in the US, 'Blade of the 47 Ronin' comes to the UK on Blu-ray and DVD courtesy of Dazzler Media. Directed by Ron Yuan, This follow up to the 2013 Keanu Reeves helmed action epic  brings us into the present with some surprisingly clever twists in the samurai mythos and features some big names in martial arts action. 'Blade of the 47 Ronin' slices its way to home entertainment from 24th April.

Thursday, 30 March 2023

[NEWS] Korean Action Horror Comes to UK Digital Home Viewing

With Jae-Hoon Choi's action thriller 'The Killer' coming to the UK on a wave of glowing praise, South Korean cinema looks set to rock the UK home audience this year. The latest release from the nation that gave us 'The Host' and 'Train to Busan' promises a film that is 'Pure splatter-house' according to the Guardian. Kaleidoscope Home Entertainment presents the gut wrenching action-horror 'Project Wolf Hunting' will be coming to UK home audiences on Blu-ray, DVD, and Digital on 10th April 2023.

During an extradition from the Philippines to South Korea, a group of dangerous criminals housed on a 58,000 ton cargo ship stage a coordinated escape attempt from their floating prison. 

Sunday, 26 March 2023

[NEWS] LGBTQ Comedy Horror Gets US Release

If horror films have taught us anything, from 'Beetlejuice' all the way to the latest 'Candyman' installment, is not to call on sinister spectres. The outcome can only be grisly. In 'Summoning Sylvia', Larry is about to learn this harsh lesson when his bachelor party turns into a spectral hang out.  The feature directorial debut of Broadway stalwarts Wesley Taylor & Alex Wyse, this LGBTQ comedy horror is set to get its cinema release at the home of US indie film, Laemmle theatres, from 31st March and available on VOD from 7th April.

Wednesday, 22 March 2023

[News] - Jackie Chan Rides Back onto the Big Screen in New Action Comedy

Martial arts superstar Jackie Chan is back, and courtesy of Trinity Cine Asia is galloping onto the big screen with his new heartwarming action comedy 'Ride On.' The international superstar and legend of Hong Kong action cinema saddles up for the ride of his life, paying homage to his body of work in a story packed with drama, comedy and Jackie's own brand of action. 

The film will be released in selected UK cinemas from 7th April, a very special day as it will be Jackie's 69th Birthday. What better way to celebrate than watch the man himself still holding his own in the brand of action that cemented his legacy as one of the genre's greatest superstars.

Thursday, 5 January 2023

[News] Shadow Master comes to the UK thanks to Dazzler

From executive producer Prachya Pinkaew, the writer and producer of 'Ong Bak', 'Chocolate', and 'Warrior King' comes the action packed martial arts horror 'Shadow Master'. After a brief period of absence from the genre Pinkaew returns with a film that's sure to rock the action world and Dazzler media will be bringing it to UK homes this year. 

The film stars D.Y. Sao ('Everything, Everywhere All at Once'who also serves as stunt co-ordinator, as the mysterious An a stranger battling evil murderous cultists with a little help from a supernatural force. Hired as a Night Watchman for an abandoned hospital, An comes across a group of squatters who he soon discovers are victims of a cult who kidnap children for ritualistic purposes. 

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