Legends of Action: Samuel L. Jackson

BirthDate: December 21, 1948 I don’t think there’s anyone alive who doesn’t think Samuel L. Jackson is awesome; not only is he an excellent actor but he’s also the highest grossing actor of all time. The...
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: Bruce Willis

One of the action genre’s most unlikely of heroes, turns out to be one of its biggest and best! Bruce Willis began his career in the 80’s, with more light-hearted and even comedic turns in wine cooler commercials and eventu...
by Brian M
 

 

 

Legends of Action: Billy Blanks

Birthdate: September 1, 1955 If you’re a fan of action then you’ll be a fan of Billy Blanks. I first noticed him in the opening scene of The Last Boy Scout back in 1991; then I went back and saw him in Bloodfist and...
by Eoin Friel
 

 
 

Legends of Action: Paul Verhoeven

I consider Paul Verhoeven one of the greatest action directors of all time and frankly I miss his presence in Hollywood. A new Verhoeven movie has always been a big event for me and he really excelled when he was doing large sc...
by Eoin Friel
 

 

 

Legends of Action: Clint Eastwood

The man, the myth, the legend. If you do not worship at the altar of Clint, then you are an old man and a fool! Dirty Harry. Need I say more? Well, alright then if you insist. Dirty Harry is arguably my all time favourite movie...
by Eoin Friel
 

 
 

Legends of Action: Isaac Florentine

If you’re an action movie/martial arts fan then I’m sure this name will be ringing some bells. Isaac Florentine has directed Undisputed 2 & 3, Ninja and The Shepherd: Border Patrol amongst many others. The first...
by Eoin Friel
 

 

 

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
 

 
 

Legends of Action: Denzel Washington

BirthDate: 28 December 1954 Born in Mount Vernon, New York, USA Although not seen as an “action star” per se, Denzel has starred in too many action classics to not be considered a legend. His work with Tony Scott in particu...
by Eoin Friel
 

 

 

Legends of Action: Scott Adkins

OK, someone please tell me why this man isn’t in every blockbuster? Not only is he a great fighter but the man can act and has great charisma. Watch Undisputed 2 & 3 with a side order of Ninja and you’ll see wha...
by Eoin Friel