The following 108 word section on First Blood is something I wrote for a journalism module at uni. The review is written as if in 1982, and First Blood is a contemporary film. Enjoy... Directed by Ted Kotcheff, Sylvester Stallone gives his best blockbuster performance since winning title gold in Rocky II (1979), in a transition into the... Continue Reading →
Obscure Movie Villains: “Stingray” from ‘Undefeatable’
First presented in a sequence of attacks from an underground "death match", "Stingray" (real name: Paul Taylor) is the antagonist of the US-shot Hong Kong production, Undefeatable (Ho, 1993). "Stingray" is not only a skilled and deadly fighter; he is a psychotic wife beater. In an early scene, "Stingray" rapes his wife, which leads to her fleeing... Continue Reading →
What if ‘Star Wars: The Force Awakens’ is pure sh*t?
Yes, what if the new Star Wars movie, Star Wars: The Force Awakens is pure shit - shit like Attack of the Clones? Imagine the mass hysteria it would cause. The Force Awakens is the most anticipated movie of 2015, and probably the most anticipated in years. This is massive. This is the first Star Wars sequel. The hype surrounding this movie... 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 →