Forgotten Gem: Special Forces (2003)

Plot: In a former Soviet Republic, the President is oppressing the people and with help from a former Bosnian General who’s a sadist, he is extremely hated. An American reporter goes there to catch the atrocities on film ...
by Eoin Friel
 

 

 

Revisiting Fifty/Fifty (1992)

I remember watching this movie when it first came out way back in 1992; it starred Peter Weller (RoboCop) and Robert Hays (Airplane) as two bickering mercenaries that are hired by the CIA to overthrow a South East Asian dictato...
by Eoin Friel
 

 
 

Forgotten Sequel: Road House 2 (2006)

Everyone loves the Patrick Swayze classic Road House; that’s just a fact… unless you’re weird. Anyway, few people actually still talk about its sequel Road House 2: Last Call starring Johnathon Schaech, Richard Norton, Ja...
by Eoin Friel
 

 

 

Watching Die Hard as a Chess Game

Watching the action classic Die Hard the other day, it dawned on me why I liked it so much. Yeah, it’s great to see Bruce Willis yippie-ki-yay around, taking on all the bad guys in his bare feet, and barely escaping peril eve...
by Stephen Ball
 

 
 

Cool Easter Egg from RoboCop (1987)

I’ve watched this movie hundreds of times and I can safely say that I hadn’t noticed this before but in my defence this was before the days of regular post-credits scenes so I never thought to look.Normally at this ...
by Eoin Friel
 

 

 

Stories From The Trenches Kickstarter

STORIES FROM THE TRENCHES: THE OFFICIAL SAM FIRSTENBERG BOOK, from author Marco Siedelmann has a Kickstarter campaign and you can help support bring this book to life by clicking the link below.  Official Kickstarter page:...
by Eoin Friel
 

 
 

20 Years of Double Team

Today marks the 20th anniversary of Double Team which has international spy Jean-Claude Van Damme teaming with a flamboyant weapons dealer Dennis Rodman to escape from a penal colony and save his family. Let’s face it, Do...
by Eoin Friel
 

 

 

Forgotten Gem: Judgment Night (1993)

I remember before Judgment Night came out in the UK over 20 years ago I saw the soundtrack on shelves which featured crossovers between popular rock groups and rap artists which had a sound we hadn’t really heard before (...
by Eoin Friel
 

 
 

Arnie Isn’t Done with Terminator

Now we all know that Jim Cameron and Tim Miller are in the process of rejuvenating the Terminator franchise and that Paramount removed a Genisys sequel from its upcoming movie schedule but apparently a certain Austrian Oak isn&...
by Eoin Friel
 

 

 

The Seagal Movie We Never Saw

Steven Seagal was at the height of his action powers in the early 90’s with Under Siege becoming box office champ; he hasn’t had as big a hit since but there was a movie that was very close to getting made but didn&...
by Eoin Friel