Intercutting its opening titles with the loading of a gun, A Clear Shot immediately hooks you in with its projected intensity.
For SetTheTape.com: “Throwback 20: Lethal Weapon 4”
• LIKE on Facebook • FOLLOW on Twitter • FOLLOW on Instagram • SUBSCRIBE on YouTube • BUY ME A COFFEE on Ko-Fi 20 years ago, the Lethal Weapon franchise had effectively died. In recent years, a reboot of Lethal Weapon, in the form of a TV series, has proved to be entertaining for some,... Continue Reading →
For ReadFilm.co: “Obscure Movie Villains: “Wulfgar” from ‘Nighthawks'”
Released in 1981 and directed by Bruce Malmuth, Nighthawks, essentially, is a hidden gem from the days of Sylvester Stallone’s career between Rocky II and First Blood (1979-1982). Primarily set and filmed in contemporary New York, Nighthawks presents forms of terrorism, realistic action and revenge – the terrorist being Rutger Hauer’s “Wulfgar” – the third villain in this series of Obscure Movie Villains.... Continue Reading →
For ReadFilm.co: “Review: ‘China O’Brien’ (1990)”
In both academia and worldwide fandom, the American actress Cynthia Rothrock has been regarded as both the “Queen of Martial Arts” and the “Queen of Video”. https://www.instagram.com/p/BRZu65AB10r/?utm_source=ig_embed After a successful few years in mainstream Hong Kong action cinema, her time had come to be returned home and launched in the American market – this came in the... Continue Reading →
Something Intriguing in ‘Predator 2’
Well, the original Predator (McTiernan, 1987) movie is usually considered to be the only worthwhile entry in the film series, but unlike many it seems, I don't mind its sequel...and I find something intriguing in the film. Predator 2 (Hopkins, 1990) appeared in 1990, with Danny Glover (dude from the Lethal Weapon films) in the lead role - a street war-ridden... Continue Reading →
Sunday Update: Clint Eastwood Movies Purchased
Evening. Yes, as the title reads, I have purchased some Clint Eastwood-starred movies. To my great surprise, there are many movies with Uncle Clint in 'em that I don't (or didn't) have in my DVD collection - e.g. Coogan's Bluff (Siegel, 1968) - of which I have now purchased. The purchases included, Coogan's Bluff as mentioned, another Don Siegel collaboration,... Continue Reading →
What if Steven Seagal gained a non-typecast role in a regular drama movie? Steven Seagal, the dude who portrays military'special ops-type background personnel in every other movie, has enjoyed a 27 year career of starring in movies - movies which belong only to the action genre. Like fellow "Grade II" action star, Jean-Claude Van Damme,... Continue Reading →
Shot at 60: Nine Shots Taken at Hour One.
Welcome to my first post... Instead of posting an iconic shot from nine different films, I'm being different - I'm posting a shot from a second or two after the one hour mark in a film's duration. Here are the nine shots: Dirty Harry (1971) Warner Bros. / Dir: Don Siegel / Prod: Siegel & Daley... Continue Reading →