Syndicate Smasher World Premiere

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There's more action in Syndicate Smasher than all the Expendables and Jason Bourne films combined!

​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​Noted Indonesian filmmaker and producer Benny Tjandra of New GenerAsian Films will have the world premiere of his much anticipated crime thriller, Syndicate Smasher, pairing up with co-director and writer Doug Tochioka at the Downtown Independent Theatre on Saturday, March 11th. This theatre is located at 251 S. Main Street in the heart of downtown LA. There will be a screening at 7:30pm and one at 9:30pm. 

Tochioka's script joins legendary cult star Mel Novak (Bruce Lee's Game Of Death, Samurai Cop 2: Deadly Vengeance) with action heroine extraordinaire Laurene Landon (Maniac Cop opposite Bruce Campbell and Sky opposite Norman Reedus), actors Joe Estevez (Dexter) and Arthur Roberts (Not of This Earth, Revenge of the Ninja) as well as multi award-winning actor/filmmaker Thomas J. Churchill (Check Point, The Rack Pack) and more for a story centered on a group of mercenaries, initially hired as contract killers, who find themselves targets of four powerful crime organizations and families. Guns go ablaze in this action packed tour-de-force, which presents an otherwise appealing little jewel for action movie aficionados. 

“This film has the most guns, the most shots, and the most gangsters all in one movie fighting and shooting each other ever," said Tjandra. 

Celebrated gangster fight exploitative martial arts figure Mel Novak is the ultimate bad guy and  mortal enemy of every gangster mob outfit in the world———-” I kill em all, says Novak chuckling——that is The Chinese Triad, The Mafia, the Italians, The Russians, The Japanese all in one film!!

Mel Novak , whose career has spanned over 30 years, has been in hundreds of films and in this film, cupid  has finally locked him down via a love scene—his first ever—and the martial artist blushed giggling saying, “Yeah Benny was good to me and gave me a love scene. I have had about 32 starring and co-starring roles and this is the first love scene.” I have killed and been killed by the likes of legendary martial artist and screen legend; Bruce Lee in his epic, “Game of Death” and Chuck Norris in "An Eye for An Eye" and the great, late  Jim Kelley in cult classic "Black Belt Jones." 

Tall, leggy and extremely well-built statuesque blonde, Landon has enlivened a bunch of hugely enjoyable movies with her spunky energy, physical dexterity, bubbly, upbeat personality and considerable sex appeal. She often portrays tough, two-fisted, no-nonsense action heroines with a winning blend of fiery aplomb and cheerful good humor and definitely plays that role to the hilt in this film as the inquisitive Detective Carol Driscoll. 

Churchill gives a great performance in a great character role as Andy and Estevez is great as Detective James Beattie. Roberts is wonderful as hard nosed Chief Timothy Darcy. Rounding out the cast is David Prak (Pirates of the Caribbean: At World's End) as Dara.

Although this film stars many of the same stars as Samurai Cop 2: Deadly Vengeance, such as Novak, Landon, Churchill and others, this is a completely different kind of film. 

Based loosely on a true story, and buttressed by unbelievable special effects, if you come up against Novak, Landon, Churchill and Estevez, it is a death wish as you will get smashed–SYNDICATE SMASHED! Don’t miss it! This film is a great choice for action junkies to get their shoot 'em up binge fix. 

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