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July 15, 2017

Classic TV Spot for The Challenge (1982)

Scott Glenn and Toshiro Mifune star in this underrated classic with fight scenes coordinated by some guy called Steven Seagal. Directed by the late, great John Frankenheimer The Challenge tells the story of an American boxer (Scott Glenn) that enters a ritual feud between two Japanese brothers (Toshirô Mifune, Atsuo Nakamura) over two coveted samurai swords.

This TV spot makes me nostalgic as Hell..



About the Author

Eoin Friel
Eoin Friel
I grew up watching JCVD, Sly and Arnold destroy bad guys, blow things up and spew one-liners like it's a fashion statement. Action is everything I go to the movies for and the reason I came up with this site is to share my love for the genre with everyone.




 
 

 

Forgotten Die Hard Clone: Lethal Tender

Lethal Tender doesn’t get talked about as one of the better Die Hard clones and there’s a reason for that, it’s not really all that amazing but it does have a few things to make it worth a watch. I picked it up on VHS a f...
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Anyone Remember The Ninja Wars (1982)?

There are no words for how awesomely bonkers this movie is; it’s like a surreal dream with lashings of over the top bloodshed and hilariously unconvincing decapitations. I love it! The story is as follows: A fortuneteller pro...
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Double Dragon: Ultimate Guilty Pleasure?

I’m actually old enough that I used to play the videogame Double Dragon on my Commodore 64 growing up; “what the hell is a Commodore 64?” I hear you say. Well, gather round children and I shall tell you a tale...
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