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Our first glimpse at Avengers: Age of Ultron was heavy on the drama. Then we saw a smattering of humor. And now we have this reassurance that yes, the movie will meet its quota of lighthearted quips and nonchalant badassery.
The latest trailer for Age of Ultron sees the days getting darker and darker as Tony Stark and Bruce Banners’s unintentionally evil creation wreaks havoc on Earth. And Thor asks a stupid question. (Thanks Brian!)
Guy Ritchie’s film adaptation of the campy 60s spy TV show. The Man from U.N.C.L.E. sees a U.S. secret agent team up with a Russian spy to stop a crime organization from tipping the Cold War into its worst possible outcome.
RocketJump’s Freddie Wong returns to his action and weapon- umbrella-filled roots with this short action romp, inspired by the Matthew Vaughn’s new spy flick Kingsman. Sure, it’s a shameless plug for the film, but it’s still a blast.
Salma Hayek plays a hitwoman trapped in her house by her former colleagues – the Yakuza, corrupt police and the drug cartel she used to work for – in Joe Lynch’s (Knights of Badassdom) R-rated action film. Watch the whole film here.
Skimming along the water in a super-fast H1 Unlimited Hydroplane is insane enough, but when something goes wrong, these turbine-powered speedboats can turn into unintended aircrafts, as demonstrated in this incredible POV video.
YouTuber Luc “Zapatou” Bergeron is back with his 2014 compilation of people being generally awesome, as they demonstrate their many talents, adventurous spirit, and sense of humor. List of videos here.
Sean Penn stars in what is apparently the first action movie in the 54-year old’s career. Incidentally, The Gunman is directed by Pierre Morel, who also helmed Taken. Also starring Idris Elba and Javier Bardem.
Film critic Tony Zhou summarizes Jackie Chan’s nine principles of action comedy. The Charlie Chaplin of action flicks, Jackie combines his fighting skill with considerate filmmaking to create humor and excitement.
It’s Thor’s Mjölnir versus Master Chief’s Mjölnir as superheroes and videogame heroes battle it out in this fun short made possible by the action VFX dudes at Corridor Digital. Today’s lesson: The Tesseract is really just a Minecraft block.
One of the ridiculously over-the-top fight sequences from the 2010 Tamil action film, Endhiran, in which the robotic protagonist takes on an army of thugs aboard a moving train. The roller-shoes bit on the train tracks is priceless.
The sequel to the 2012 sci-fi comedy about Nazis on the Moon, Iron Sky The Coming Race ditches the final frontier for a hidden civilization underneath the Earth… where there are Nazis. And Nazi dinosaurs. What?
Corridor Digital pays tribute the style of top-down video games like Metal Gear Solid, and Hotline Miami in their latest action-packed short film. Be sure to watch in HD and see how they made it here. DJI S900 drone FTW.
Brian Mills is framed for the murder of his ex-wife. Bad move. Liam Neeson returns as the man with a particular set of skills in Taken 3. It’s co-written by Luc Besson and directed by a dude who changed his last name to Megaton. So buckle up.
Kingsman: The Secret Service shows off some of its action, humor and gadgets, as well as the villain played by Samuel L. Jackson. We’re giving this the benefit of the doubt because Matthew Vaughn is at the helm.
The latest trailer for Jupiter Ascending elaborates on the movie’s plot: Earth is but one of countless planets that have been given life by an ancient alien race, who eventually come back to harvest that life to sustain their own.
A retired hitman goes on an unstoppable rampage after some punk kills his dog. That plot and this trailer don’t exactly inspire confidence, but criticsareravingaboutthisaction flick. Sad Keanu? Nah, he’s Mad Keanu.
Trampoline experts Sean and Eric Kennedy of Flippenout demonstrate their synchronized acrobatic skills as they fly up to 22 feet in the air in this beautifully-shot (all too) short film by Dominick Sheldon for NOWNESS.
(Gore)Corridor Digital’s most ambitious short film yet is a live-action promo for the upcoming video game Shadow of Mordor. Regardless of whether or not you’re buying the game, the action, effects and makeup will draw you in.
Designed to handle just about anything you can throw at it, Ricoh’s action cam is waterproof to 30 feet, shock-resistant to 6-foot drops, dust-proof, and cold-resistant. Shoots ultra-wide-angle video at 1080p/30 resolution and 14mp stills.
Surfer Jamie O’Brien pulls off a daring and impressive move as he swaps surfboards mid-wave as he rides the foam in at The Wedge in Newport Beach, California. We’re assuming he eventually recovered his first board.
Autómata is set in a bleak future where humans are relying increasingly on robots to survive. Antonio Banderas plays an insurance investigator for a robot company who finds out that their “products” might soon become their masters.
Video editor Luc Bergeron (aka Zapatou) put together this dizzying montage of 178 of the amazing action clips captured and posted to the GoPro YouTube channel since the start of 2014. Our faves: #031 and #057. Which are yours?
A discharged soldier visits his fallen comrade’s grieving family, claiming that he promised his departed friend that he would look after them. From the makers of You’re Next. Starring Dan Stevens (Downton Abbey).
For their latest action video, Devin Supertramp and friends headed to Panama City and set up a perilously steep zipline, and then proceeded to jump off of it just part way down. Fortunately, they had parachutes. BTS video here.
We didn’t know what to think of a Mad Max movie without Mel Gibson, but the trailer for the 2015 reboot looks totally awesome. It doesn’t hurt that director George Miller is back at the helm. Stars Tom Hardy and Charlize Theron.
Desperate to protect his citizens and his family, a king makes a deal with a devilish being. The trailer practically gives the whole movie away, but the visual effects and battle scenes have us intrigued.
Brad Pitt plays a battle-hardened sergeant in World War II, leading a five-man crew and their Sherman tank Fury on a suicide mission in Germany. Written & directed by David Ayer (Training Day, End of Watch).
The first full trailer for The Expendables 3 features as many celebrities as stunts and explosions. It looks like the rookies are easy pickings for Mel Gibson’s character, which means its up to the granddads to do the dirty work.
(Gore) Sharpshooter Karl Fairburne heads to Africa in Sniper Elite 3. The game will feature a more open world, with multiple cooperative two-player modes. The X-Ray Kill Cam returns and zooms in on mechanical objects as well.
(Gore) Denzel Washington resumes his badassery in The Equalizer, an adaptation of the eponymous late 80s action TV show. Also starring Chloë Grace Moretz. Directed by Antoine Fuqua (Training Day, Shooter).