Posts Tagged "action"

Dolemite (1975)

Over the years I have seen plenty of Blaxploitation flicks. My favorite are the ones starring Fred “The Hammer” Williamson. The films are often lots of fun and give a peak into a place and time unique to the films. Dolemite is a flick I’ve always wanted to check out but for multiple reasons I […]

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The Hong Kong Filmography 1977-1997 (1999)

The cinema from Hong Kong’s golden era is like no other. Kinetic, bizarre, graphic, violent, brutal, artful, beautiful, hilarious, the films ran the gamut. They had higher highs and lower lows then their western counterparts during this era. Highly influential on American cinema throughout the 90’s, the films were notoriously difficult to find if you […]

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Black Mama White Mama (1973)

Several years ago there was a flood of blaxploitation classics on Netflix streaming. Many of the heavy hitters were on the site and I dug in, watching every one I could find. Such was my introduction to Pam Grier’s early films. I got to see all of the classics, Friday Foster, Coffy, Bucktown and more. […]

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The American Marital Arts Film (2004)

  When it comes to film books you can find just about any subject within the horror genre covered, same goes for Sci-Fi, and any number of foreign countries are covered but American martial arts films of the 80’s and 90’s are an under represented area of cinema that The American Marital Arts Film book […]

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Rage of Honor (1987)

Sho Kosugi is at it again in this film from 1987. Directed by Gordon Hessler who previously directed the Kosugi film Pray for Death (1985), and who would direct Kosugi in the future alongside Christopher Lee (!) in Journey of Honor. Once again the film was produced by Trans World Entertainment. Again Kosugi does the […]

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Young Rebels (1992)

For many of us bad movie hounds, Samurai Cop is on Mt. Olympus along with Miami Connection, The Room, and Troll 2. The film is one of my personal favorites. I’ve seen it at least 4 or 5 times and will probably unleash it on any unsuspecting friend that I can in the future. Samurai […]

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Pray For Death (1985)

Sho Kosugi returns in Pray for Death after his breakout roles in the fantastically fun Revenge of the Ninja (1983) and Ninja III: The Domination (1984) . This time around the film was not produced by Canon films but by Trans World Entertainment whom were also purveyors of over the top action cheese. Unlike his […]

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Italian Crime Filmography 1968-1980 (2013)

Back in my early 20’s I really got into European horror films, especially those from Italy. Their films were more unhinged, had better soundtracks, pretty girls, and crazy violence in them. I purchased a copy of (now defunct) Film Fanaddict Magazine. In the back of one issue it stated there would be an article about […]

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Turkey Shoot (1982)

I love Severin Films. They are a unique small label that is willing to take risks when it comes to their releases. Everything they release they personally love and it resonates every time they get something out. Turkey Shoot is a rare Australian flick that’s over 30 years old that doesn’t have a huge following […]

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Infidus (2015)

Necrostorm films, based in Italy, have one mission: to make innovative ultra gory flicks. Up until now, their films were heavily influenced by films made in the 80s and tried to capture the fun gooey vibe of said decade. So far they have achieved their goal. The films I’ve seen that they have produced have […]

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