Revisiting Deadly Target (1994)

Plot: Hong Kong police detective Charles Prince (Gary Daniels) arrives in Los Angeles to extradite a notorious Chinese gangster back to Hong Kong for trial. But soon, his suspect escapes. With the help of renegade cop Jim Jenso...
by Eoin Friel
 

 

 

Countdown To Crowdfunding For The Martial Arts Kid 2: Payback!

James Lew (stunt coordinator), Cynthia Rothrock (Aunt Cindy) and Don Wilson (Uncle Glen) will be returning to Cocoa Beach, Florida for the sequel. We have a update on The Martial Arts Kid 2: Payback which you can check out belo...
by Eoin Friel
 

 
 

2017: The Year in Action

I am back from vacation and I hope you all had a happy and restful Christmas break; 2017 is nearly over so I thought just before we start a new year we’d go over some of the highs and lows of this one. It was a pretty une...
by Eoin Friel
 

 

 

Underrated Gem: Gunmen (1993)

Plot: 400 million dollars are hidden in a boat in some harbor in South America, hidden by Dani Servigo’s brother. When his brother gets killed, Dani is a wanted man – by undercover DEA agent Cole Parker and also by ...
by Eoin Friel
 

 
 

Forgotten Sequel: The Base 2 (2000)

I don’t know if this is necessarily forgotten but I’ll admit I had never seen The Base 2: Guilty as Charged until I picked it up on trusty VHS a few weeks ago. My expectations were minimal as Mark Dacascos wasn’t retu...
by Eoin Friel
 

 

 

Most Anticipated Actioners of 2018

2017 is nearly over so now seems like the perfect time to look ahead at what we can expect from the action genre in 2018. It looks like we’ll not see The Expendables 4 any time soon which is a shame but there are plenty o...
by Eoin Friel
 

 
 

Forgotten Gem: Hit List (1989)

Plot: A family man (Jan-Michael Vincent) and a mob witness (Leo Rossi) hunt a mob hit man (Lance Henriksen) who has mistakenly kidnapped the family man’s son. Hit List isn’t an all-time great but there is still plen...
by Eoin Friel
 

 

 

Re-Entering Fortress 1 & 2

I remember seeing the first Fortress in the theatre with my brother Greg way back in 1992; ah to grow up in the golden age of action cinema was something special. These days a movie like Fortress would go straight to DVD or VOD...
by Eoin Friel
 

 
 

Diamond Dogs: 10 Years Later

It’s been just over 10 years since Dolph Lundgren tried his hand at an Indiana Jones style adventure film which had mixed results with a much smaller budget and forgettable characters. In Diamond Dogs an American ex-soldi...
by Eoin Friel
 

 

 

A Tribute to Colonel Stewart

Whenever people talk about the best Die Hard saga villain they always say (correctly) that it’s Hans Gruber, played with relish by the late great Alan Rickman. I’ve always found though that one Colonel William Stewart (the ...
by Eoin Friel