Guerre du feu, La (1981), or by its USA title, Quest For Fire, is a simple story. A group of cavemen (and women) barely survive, and what keeps them going is their fire, which they guard with their lives and tend constantly. They keep it going because it gives them warmth and life. They know […]
Our country is mired in a desperate economic recession… and it naturally made me think of Walter Hill’s excellent depression era film Hard Times (1975) about a bare knuckle fighter (Charles Bronson) who is way too old to be doing what he’s doing and the degenerate gambler (James Coburn) who schemes to make money off […]
Wulfgar is an international terrorist for hire… But when he over does one job, and kills the guy carrying his latest forged papers (Thus giving the authorities the opportunity to see what he looks like,) no terrorist cell will hire him. This give the opportunity that authorities were looking for internationally to find and capture him.
With that said and with Wulfgar headed to New York, it will be up to a couple of streetwise undercover cops to find Wulfgar, before Wulfgar can destroy enough buildings to regain his standing!
The Glory Stompers are a biker gang that is just looking to have some fun, no one follows that better then Darryl (A member of the gang.) That is till he is beat up and left for dead, and his girl friend kidnapped! Now all Darryl wants is to find the people that did this, handle the problem and rescue his girl!
Long before the hit TV show The L Word (2004) and the amazing film Jackie Brown (1997) Pam Grier starred along with Fred ‘The Hammer’ Williamson better known for Black Caesar (1973) and Hell up in Harlem (1973.) In the classic Blaxploitation film “Bucktown” (1975) directed by Arthur Marks who also collaborated with Grier on Friday Foster(1975). Duke (Fred […]
Black Belt Jones is a cool cat, a master Martial Artist, suave with the ladies, a hired contractor for the government, an all around bad ass mutha. Black Jack must come to the rescue of his Dojo before the owner ‘Pop’ can be strong armed out of it, and the Dojo torn down so that a Civic Center can be put up…
John ‘The Duke’ Mardukas, is a middle mannered accountant, until one day when he comes to discover that he had been working for the mob. So after an arrest in LA, Marduke jumps bond and takes off… This is where Jack Walsh comes in… He has been hired to catch Mardukas before his Bail Bondsman has to default on Mardukas’s bail. The only thing that Walsh didn’t know is the fact that catching Mardukas would be easy, but that bringing him back would be extremely difficult!
Needles to say Mitch is really unhappy about the loss of his girl, and is ready to get her the justice that she deserves! This begins to take shape just after the funeral when Mitch is talking to the Sheriff and persuades the man to let Mitch and his friend go out and search for her murderers. Which he lets him do.
For fans of kickass movies, it doesn’t get much more awesome than Walter Hill’s Streets of Fire (1984), which, for whatever reason, didn’t connect when originally released. Which was too bad, because it truly is a classic noir action flick in its own right … set in another time, another place, it combines music and […]
Much like the now legendary teaming of Bob Hope and Bing Crosby, Chuck Norris and Louis Gossett Jr. are paired up as fortune hunters in this zany buddy romp! What else is there to say really? After the success of Steven Speilberg’s “Raiders of the Lost Ark” (1981), the studio’s were scrambling to find the […]