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 actioner The Perfect Weapon. The film was the first of its kind to showcase the lethally beautiful art of Kenpo and it put Speakman on … Continue reading The Action Fix: Happy Birthday to Kenpo Pioneer and Action Star Jeff Speakman!
By: Eoin Friel I’m not sure why it’s so hard to find the correct plot synopsis for this movie; on IMDb it says “An embittered satellite expert gets the opportunity for revenge against the USA by aiding terrorists in a plan to destroy the country’s military base”. Yeah, that’s not what the plot is and if you go to Rotten Tomatoes it says “A SWAT … Continue reading Action Rewind: The Action-Thriller MEMORIAL DAY is for Jeff Speakman Die Hard Fans Only
By: Eoin Friel Plot: “Upset over his brother’s murder, Soviet special agent Gregori Wallace leaves Russia to start a new life in the United States. Now happily married to a beautiful woman and the father of a little girl, Gregori soon realizes that he can’t outrun the past.” Review: Jeff Speakman stars in this solid if somewhat forgettable actioner where he plays a former Soviet Special … Continue reading ACTION REWIND: Jeff Speakman Dishes Out the Kenpo Karate in 1999’s RUNNING RED!
By: John M Jerva The birthdays keep rolling along this month and today Sunday, November 8th, we have a very special birthday to celebrate as Kenpo master and former screen action hero Jeff Speakman is 62 years young today. Speakman is one of the most influential people to me as like I’ve said in the past, his movie The Perfect Weapon is the one that … Continue reading THE ACTION FIX: Happy Birthday Jeff Speakman!
By: John M Jerva Everyone who knows me knows that Jeff Speakman and his debut action pic The Perfect Weapon changed my life for the better as the day after seeking it on opening night at the theater, I finally took the plunge and signed up for Karate lessons. Now, thirty some odd years later, I have been practicing the art of Ed Parker Kenpo … Continue reading Kenpo Master Jeff Speakman Visits with Scott Adkins on THE ART Of ACTION!
By: John M Jerva Welcome to FOOT FIST FRIDAYS! A weekly dose of fight action where the Action-Flix.com experts share their thoughts on some of the greatest scenes of fisticuffs in action cinema history! This week, I’m back again everybody with another classic clip from Kenpo maestro Jeff Speakman from his second feature Street Knight where he unloads on a rather large opponent and shows … Continue reading FOOT FIST FRIDAYS: “You’re Not that Big. Think About It” Jeff Speakman Unleashes the Full Force of Kenpo in STREET KNIGHT!
By: John M Jerva Welcome to FOOT FIST FRIDAYS! A weekly dose of fight action where the Action-Flix.com experts share their thoughts on some of the greatest scenes of fisticuffs in action cinema history! In this special post Thanksgiving episode of FOOT FIST FRIDAYS, John M Jerva brings you the classic dojo fight scene from 1991’s The Perfect Weapon, where one man strike force Jeff … Continue reading FOOT FIST FRIDAYS: Jeff Speakman Wonders if He Can Kick Your Ass in the Classic Dojo Fight Scene from THE PERFECT WEAPON!