Deathstroke: The Best Villain on Television

I don’t think I’ve seen a cooler villain on TV in the past few years than Deathstroke AKA Slade Wilson in the CW’s Arrow. Played to perfection by Manu Bennett, as soon as he walks on screen he owns the role. I...
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Legends of Action: John McTiernan

BirthDate: January 8, 1951 To celebrate his release from prison I figure there’s no better day than today to pay tribute to one of the greatest action directors of all time: John McTiernan. McTiernan is the man who dire...
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Legends of Action: Sam Peckinpah

Birthdate: 21 February 1925 Died: 28 December 1984 Sam Peckinpah is one of the most influential and important directors in action movie history. He essentially reinvented the Western with classics such as The Wild Bunch a...
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Legends of Action: Jeff Wincott

BirthDate: May 8, 1957 If ever there’s an underrated action star, it’s Jeff Wincott; he was the king of straight to video movies in the ‘90s but the thing is, his movies were genuinely entertaining. Mission of Justice h...
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Legends of Action: Sonny Chiba

BirthDate: 23 January 1939 Shinichi Chiba also known as Sonny Chiba, is a Japanese actor, singer, film producer, film director, and martial artist. He’s mostly known for his roles in the ultra-violent Street Fighter films; th...
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Legends of Action: Daniel Bernhardt

After watching the not very interesting Hunger Games sequel the other day, it reminded me that I haven’t done a blog about one of my favourite action stars: Daniel Bernhardt. Although he doesn’t get the same name re...
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Legends of Action: Donnie Yen

BirthDate: 27 July 1963 I won’t lie; I’m a relative newcomer to the world of Donnie Yen and I’m ashamed it took me so long to see his movies. Yen started out as a stuntman until he got his first acting role in...
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Legends of Action: Michelle Rodriguez

BirthDate: July 12, 1978 I often wonder why there are not more female action stars, then I sit back and think “Hold on! Michelle Rodriguez!” She is arguably one of the best female action stars of all time with several big b...
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Legends of Action: Matthias Hues

Matthias Hues has been working in the action genre for over 20 years and frankly he’s barely aged a day. Instantly recognizable for his long blonde hair and huge frame, he is always an imposing figure on screen and his fi...
by Eoin Friel
 

 

 

Legends Of Action: Steve James

For those who see the name Steve James next to the word Legend, you know exactly why this needs to be written. For those who are unfamiliar with the man…..i cannot help you. Only God can cleanse you of your sins. Perhaps ...
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