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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.



 
 

 

A Tribute to Colonel Stewart

Whenever people talk about the best Die Hard saga villain they always say (correctly) that it’s Hans Gruber, played with relish by the late great Alan Rickman. I’ve always found though that one Colonel William Stewart (the ...
by Eoin Friel
 

 
 

Which James Bond Movies are Worth Your Time?

We all know that James Bond is one of the most popular fictional characters of all-time. But as there are already 24 James Bond movies out there, which one of these films can provide you with the ultimate 007 experience?  ...
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Revisiting The Eiger Sanction (1975)

If ever there’s a movie that wouldn’t get made today it’s The Eiger Sanction directed by and starring Clint Eastwood. It tells the story of former government assassin Jonathan Hemlock (Clint Eastwood) who now devotes his ...
by Eoin Friel