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French revenge flick “MAYHEM!” used Thai martial arts for its action scenes and it came out epic

Interview with actor Nassim Lyes and director Xavier Gens
Stars Nassim Lyes, Loryn Nounay and Olivier Gourmet
Directed by Xavier Gens

If you like your martial arts movies fast, violent and brutal, then “Mayhem!” is for you. The new film from French filmmaker Xavier Gens (“Gangs of London”) stars Nassim Lyes (“Cardo,” “Overdose”) as Sam, a recently-paroled inmate trying to walk the straight line outside prison walls. However, an encounter with his former underworld friends turns violent, forcing Sam and his family to leave France ... more >

The Divide

Straight out of the gore files
Lauren German, Michael Biehn and Milo Ventimiglia
Directed by Xavier Gens

Anyone who's ever been in a car accident knows about the moment of inevitability: that instant, right before the impact, when you realize that this is actually happening, that the SUV skidding towards you isn't going to stop at the last moment but really is going to plow right into you; and that you can't do a thing about it. A similar feeling inhabits me when I encounter a truly awful film. ... more >