Happy 70th Birthday Bolo Yeung

Today marks Legend of Action Bolo Yeung’s 70th birthday; he is mostly known for playing villain roles in movies like Bloodsport, Legacy of Rage, Double Impact, Tiger Claws, Ironheart and Enter the Dragon but he also starr...
by Eoin Friel



Brian Bosworth: An Underrated Badass

During the 90’s two of my go-to action movies were Stone Cold and One Tough Bastard (One Man’s Justice I believe it’s called in North America). I really liked Brian Bosworth on-screen as he came across as stra...
by Eoin Friel


RIP Guy Hamilton (1922-2016)

We’re sad to announce the passing of director Guy Hamilton who helmed four James Bond pictures: Goldfinger, Diamonds Are Forever, Live and Let Die and The Man with the Golden Gun. Hamilton also directed Force 10 from Nav...
by Eoin Friel



Legends of Action: Jackie Chan

BirthDate: April 7, 1954 The very first Chan movie I ever saw was Master with Cracked Fingers from 1971; even from waaay back then Jackie Chan had “star” written all over him. I got the movie as part of a VHS box se...
by Eoin Friel


Legends of Action: Chuck Norris

To celebrate his 76th Birthday, I thought it’s about time we paid tribute to the martial arts/action movie legend that is Chuck Norris. These days Norris is pretty much retired from the action genre but his recent cameo i...
by Eoin Friel



Legends of Action: Jeff Speakman

Jeff Speakman hasn’t been in that many films but I think he’s certainly earned the title of “Action Legend”. His roles in The Perfect Weapon, The Expert and Street Knight proved that he had what it took to be an action ...
by Eoin Friel

CROSSROADS, director Walter Hill, 1986, ©Columbia /

Legends of Action: Walter Hill

BirthDate: 10 January, 1942 Walter Hill is without a doubt, one of the greatest action directors of all time. With a resume that reads Undisputed, Last Man Standing, Streets of Fire, Trespass, The Driver, 48 Hrs, Johnny Handso...
by Eoin Friel



Legends of Action: Keanu Reeves

Keanu Reeves didn’t start off as your typical action star and has tried to avoid being labelled as such, however he has always had a knack for choosing really interesting projects. His first major action role was in the class...
by Eoin Friel


Legends of Action: Mel Gibson

BirthDate:  January 3, 1956 Mel Gibson first rose to fame as “Mad Max” Rockatansky but would go on to be known for another role as the “Lethal Weapon” Martin Riggs. Gibson started his action career off...
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Legends of Action: Chow Yun-Fat

BirthDate: May 18, 1955 – Hong Kong You will be hard pushed to find anyone in the entire world cooler than Chow Yun-Fat; the man oozes charisma and his work with John Woo alone has long since earned him the title of ̶...
by Eoin Friel