Car-Fu 101: John Carpenter’s Black Moon Rising (1986)

The 80s Car-Fu classic 'Black Moon Rising' gets our motor running! I'm going to let you in on a secret from the 1980s. It is one...

VHS Classics: Wings Hauser in DEADLY FORCE (1983)

Wings Hauser delivers 80s Gold in DEADLY FORCE. For anyone old enough to remember, the 80’s were a great time if you were a mad...

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...

Discover Jason Bourne’s VHS Roots in TIMEBOMB (1991)

TIMEBOMB: an UAMC Classic You Should Never Forget 1991 brought us a movie that I thought was way ahead of its time. It was Jason...

Why Street Fighter II: The Animated Movie is Pure 90s Gold

Animated Action Packs A Punch in Street Fighter II (1994) By the early 1990’s, arcades were in a massive decline. Once the haunt of choice...

“Action has a new name!” A Review of Excessive Force (1993)

Thomas Ian Griffith in his finest role. Excessive Force is a fun little direct to video actioner from 1993 starring Mr. Terry Silver himself, Thomas...

Bruce Lee: The Dragon Lives in ‘A Warrior’s Journey’ (2000)

The Game of Death Brings Bruce Lee to life What if I were to tell everybody that there is a Bruce Lee movie that nobody...

Legionnaire: Van Damme’s Period Desert Epic

Jean Claude Van Damme gets real in Legionnaire (1998) The late 90s was an odd time to be a fan of action movies. Many big action...

The Birth of ‘The Man with No Name’ Action Movie Archetype

How 'Yojimbo' and 'A Fistful of Dollars' shaped the modern action movie star When Italian director Sergio Leone began production on what would become his...

An Introduction to the Samurai Way in ‘The Challenge’ (1982)

Scott Glenn, Toshiro Mifune and the Way of the Samurai. The Challenge is a 1982 martial arts masterpiece and one of my all time favorite...