The Good, the Tough & the Deadly: Action Movies & Stars 1960s-Present is a new book from Action Elite contributor david j. moore dedicated to the action genre; it comes out tomorrow (May 28th) and is available on Amazon courtesy of Schiffer Publishing.
About the Author: david j. moore is the author of World Gone Wild: A Survivor’s Guide to Post-Apocalyptic Movies. He has written for The Action Elite, Black Belt Magazine, Kung Fu Tai Chi, Fangoria, FilmFax, VideoScope, L’Ecran Fantastique, Ultra Violent, Lunchmeat, Flickering Myth, and Outlaw Vern. He has visited movie sets around the world and continues to work as a freelance film journalist.
About the Book: This massive study on action movies and stars from around the world, from the 1960s to the present, is filled with more than 1500 in-depth movie reviews that cover every action star who’s crossed over from the world of martial arts, sports, professional wrestling, and stunt work.
Exploding with beautiful images, over 70 exclusive interviews, and a thorough action star index, this one-of-a-kind movie reference book and comprehensive fan guide features reviews by the author, Zack Carlson (Destroy All Movies!!! The Complete Guide to Punks on Film), Vern (Seagalogy: A Study of the Ass-Kicking Films of Steven Seagal and Yippie Ki-Yay Moviegoer!), Mike McBeardo McPadden (Heavy Metal Movies and Going All the Way: The Ultimate Guide to Teen Sex Comedies of the VHS Era), and several others.
It is a quintessential tribute to the men and women who have left their mark in the action and martial arts film genres.
Get your copy now!
david j. moore will be attending the Dark Delicacies signing event for the book on Sunday, June 26th at 2PM in Los Angeles.
Stars in attendance will be:
Sheldon Lettich (writer of Bloodsport, director of Lionheart and Double Impact)
Craig Baxley (director of Action Jackson, I Come in Peace, and Stone Cold)
James Bruner (writer of Invasion USA, Missing in Action, and Delta Force)
Julian Lee (star of My Samurai and Fatal Revenge)
Eric Jacobus (star of Death Grip and Rope a Dope)
Paul Logan (star of The Horde, Blazing Force, and Ballistica)
Jino Kang (star of Blade Warrior, Fist 2 Fist, and Weapon of Choice)
Scott Adkins (star of Undisputed 2-4, Ninja 1-2, and Close Range)
Marko Zaror (star of Kiltro, Madrill, and The Redeemer)
Cynthia Rothrock (star of China O’Brien, Martial Law 1-2, and Tiger Claws)
Don “The Dragon” Wilson (star of Bloodfist 1-8, and Ring of Fire)
James Lew (star of 18 Fingers of Death! and Red Sun Rising)
Ernie Barbarash (director of 6 Bullets and Pound of Flesh)
Ben Ramsey (director of Blood and Bone)
Gary Wasniewski (star of Thunderkick)