Yesterday saw the birthday hit once again for martial arts and action icon Jean-Claude Van Damme. The Muscles from Brussels, as he’s affectionately called, has been a staple in action cinema since his debut in the classic slugfest Bloodsport back … Continue reading The Action Fix: Celebrating an Action Icon’s Birthday Van Dammage!
By: John M Jerva Yesterday saw the 37th anniversary to a true and beloved action film classic and I have posted one of the greatest, and I do mean greatest, firefights in action cinema history as it’s Arnold Schwarzenegger taking … Continue reading Firepower Fridays Returns! Happy 37th Anniversary! Arnold Schwarzenegger is the Ultimate One-Man Army in the Iconic Finale to the Perfect 80’s Action Movie-COMMANDO!
I totally forgot how busy the last week of July was for action star birthdays. We’ve had The Stath, Donnie Yen and now we close out the month with arguably the biggest action star on the planet…Arnold Schwarzenegger. I always … Continue reading The Action Fix: “Get to Da Birthday Cake!” Happy Birthday Arnold Schwarzenegger!
Well yesterday it was The Stath and today July 27th, it is officially a very happy birthday for action icon Donnie Yen. The master of all things martial arts and Gun Fu is the top tier when it comes to … Continue reading The Action Fix: Best of the Best- Happy Birthday Donnie Yen!
What kind of Jason Statham super geek would I be if I didn’t post some high-octane video from one of his movies to help celebrate his birthday today? Well, I wouldn’t be much of one and seeing that The Stath … Continue reading The Action Fix: Bringing a Spoon to a Knife Fight- Happy Birthday Jason Statham!
By: John M Jerva 35 years ago today, yours truly along with countless others, experienced one of the greatest opening weekend Friday afternoon at the movies ever. It was an age when larger than life action heroes took the box … Continue reading The Action Fix: “If It Bleeds, We Can Kill It!” Happy Anniversary PREDATOR!
By: John M Jerva It just dawned on me today that i haven’t done an Action Fix post since Seagal’s birthday and today we are looking to remedy that situation as it is officially frank Grillo’s special day. We all … Continue reading The Action Fix: Happy Birthday Frank Grillo!
By: John M Jerva Say what you will about Mr. Steven Seagal and he’s definitely been marred in a few controversies throughout the years but there’s no denying that he’s been entertaining on and off screen. Sensei Seagal has certainly … Continue reading The Action Fix: “Anybody Seen Ritchie?!”Happy Birthday Steven Seagal!
By: John M Jerva I’ve had one long day today as I’m preparing to go under the knife on Monday to repair a torn rotator cuff. It’s not bad enough that every day is a battle dealing with a neurological … Continue reading The Action Fix: Happy Birthday to the God of Martial Arts/Action- JACKIE CHAN!
I remember like it was only yesterday. I was at my martial arts school getting ready to take over a class when one of my assistant instructors came up to me and said that Brandon Lee was killed as the … Continue reading R.I.P. Little Dragon- Remembering Brandon Lee
By: John M Jerva Today, Chuck Norris is 82 years young and unlike Mark Dacascos’ birthday, I got the right date this time. It’s no secret that Norris has been influential in not only my love of action films but … Continue reading The Action-Flix Top 5 Chuck Norris Movies of All Time!
By: John M Jerva Today is February 26th and all you serious action aficionados out there knows what that means. It’s Mark Dacascos’ birthday today! I was a day early with my festivities yesterday but I thought I’d get jump … Continue reading The Action Fix: Happy Birthday to the Legit Martial Arts/Action Icon Mark Dacascos!
By: John M Jerva Today is Iko Uwais’ birthday and as I’m patiently awaiting the arrival of the Wu Assassins film Fistful of Vengeance which hits Netflix next week, I thought I’d celebrate this special day with counting down the … Continue reading The Action Fix: Happy Birthday Iko Uwais- Ranking His Top 5 Beatdowns!
By: John M Jerva It’s Christmas Day and my family is finally done shredding open their tons of presents and even though I’ve taken a few days off for the holidays, I figured I’d send some holiday cheer to everyone … Continue reading The Action Fix: Merry Christmas! It’s Dolph Lundgren Vs Matthias Hues from I COME IN PEACE (DARK ANGEL)!
By: John M Jerva As action stars go, Michael Jai White is legit. He’s got multiple black belts in various styles and when he throws a kick or punch it both, the next zip code feels it. White has starred … Continue reading The Action Fix: Happy Birthday Michael Jai White!
By: John M Jerva Kenpo master and pioneer Jeff Speakman has been one of the most influential figures in both the martial arts and action cinema. Speakman burst onto the scene back in the 90’s with the hyper-kinetic martial arts … Continue reading The Action Fix: Happy Birthday to Kenpo Pioneer and Action Star Jeff Speakman!
By: John M Jerva Today is officially Batman Day and with it, we celebrate all things that make the Dark Knight so great. It’s true that there have been many versions of the Caped Crusader throughout the years and I’m … Continue reading The Action Fix: Celebrate Batman Day with Ben Affleck’s Dark Knight Going Savage in BATMAN V SUPERMAN: DAWN OF JUSTICE!
By: John M Jerva Yesterday came word that the action cinema community lost one of its finest when it was reported that martial artist, star and stunt and fight coordinator Brad Allan sadly passed away. Allan was a true pioneer … Continue reading The Action Fix: Remembering a True Martial Arts Star- Brad Allan
By: John M Jerva Well I just wished a very happy birthday to my man Jason Statham and now it’s time to let the ladies represent as the one and only Ms. Kate Beckinsale shares a birthday with The Stath. … Continue reading THE ACTION FIX: Happy Birthday Kate Beckinsale!
By: John M Jerva Ah yes, today is July 26th and with that it is the birthday of one of my top 3 all time favorite action stars. Sure he’s taken a bad rep from some people who say that … Continue reading THE ACTION FIX: Happy Birthday Jason Statham!