Charles Bronson Goes Full Arctic Rambo in ‘Death Hunt’

Lee Marvin and Carl Weathers against Charles ‘The Mad Trapper’ Bronson! The proper way to watch any action movie screening is on a 16mm print...

Thomas Ian Griffith Deserves our Ultimate Respect for ‘Excessive Force’

One of the greatest action performances of the 90s is T.I.G. in 'Excessive Force' (1993). In 1993, the best ax kick in movies belonged to...

Gary Daniels Takes Down Bryan Genesse in ‘Cold Harvest’ (1999)

Bounty Hunter Gary Daniels is hot on Bryan Genesse's trail in 'Cold Harvest' (1999). Cold Harvest - what an awesomely unique gift from the action...

Best of the Best 4: A Fitting End to a Legendary Franchise

Phillip Rhee ceremoniously wraps up the classic martial arts franchise with Best of the Best 4: Without Warning (1998). I love the Best of the...

The Influence of Video Game Culture on The Fast & Furious Franchise

The Long and Winding Road: Interlude – Video Games Much has been made of the confluence of video games and movies. While movies occupy a...

Why The Original ‘Expendables’ Was the Best of the Franchise

A look back at the ultimate 80s/90s mashup actioner The Expendables 10 years later! The Expendables was released in 2010 and brought to pass every...

What’s So Wrong With ‘Universal Soldier: The Return’?

It's Jean-Claude Van Damme vs. Michael Jai White! C'mon people! I don't remember if I've ever stated this (I probably have, more than once), but...

Loren Avedon Proves he is the King of the Kickboxers (1990)

Billy Blanks vs Loren Avedon in King of the Kickboxers (1990) Released in 1990, King of the Kickboxers follows the story of Jake Donahue, played...

The Soldier: The Greatest Arthouse Action Movie Ever Made

Arthouse Surrealism Combines with Ultimate Action in The Soldier (1982) September 19th, 1980 saw the release of The Exterminator, a film by an up and...

Jeff Speakman is the Perfect Action Hero in The Perfect Weapon (1991)

The Dos and Don'ts of Creating The Perfect Action Hero. It was 1991, and Jeff Speakman was busy promoting his first action movie for Paramount...