By: John M Jerva A few weeks back, I helped promote the live streaming event for the premiere of the full length documentary for the Cannon Films 80’s action classic Avenging Force which stars Michael Dudikoff snd the late, great Steve James. The event lasted all weekend long and culminated in a special Q&A which included Sam Firstenberg who helmed the flick and the director … Continue reading Watch the Full Length Documentary to the 80’s Action Classic AVENGING FORCE!
By: John M Jerva Well if you’re like me and you grew up during the action boom of the 80’s then this world premiere event will be right up your alley. Legendary filmmmaker Sam Firstenberg is set to hold a live Q&A session on Sunday, January 31st following the debut of the feature length documentary The Making Of Avenging Force on January 29th! We all … Continue reading THE MAKING OF AVENGING FORCE Streaming Event Premieres on January 29th with Live Q&A Featuring Director Sam Firstenberg!
By: John M Jerva Considered one of the best collaborations between 80’s action star Michael Dudikoff and director Sam Firstenberg is the 1986 “Most Dangerous Game” inspired action hit Avenging Force which reunited Dudikoff with his American Ninja co-star Steve James. The film is getting the special edition Blu-Ray treatment in the UK courtesy of 88 Films and you can check out the cover art … Continue reading AVENGING FORCE Unleashes On UK Blu-Ray in August from 88 Films!
By: John M Jerva Here’s some kick ass news for those of you looking to bolster their Blu-Ray collection of classic favorites. According to Dawn Of The Discs, 88 Films will be releasing new editions of some classic action flicks including Avenging Force, Street Fighter and more. Check out the post below! The site also reveals that there will be brand new shiny editions of … Continue reading Blu-Ray Editions Announced for AVENGING FORCE, STREET FIGHTER and More!
By: John M Jerva Book Review: Stories From The Trenches: Adventures In Making High-Octane Hollywood Movies With Cannon Veteran Sam Firstenberg! Author: Marco Siedelmann Get ready for the one of the most action packed, most candid, and most explosive career-spanning interview books in cinematic history! Straight from the glory days of the the legendary Cannon Film Group comes STORIES FROM THE TRENCHES: Adventures in Making High … Continue reading Book Review: Take a Stroll Down 80’s and 90’s Action Memory Lane with the Essential STORIES FROM THE TRENCHES!
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 delve into the 1987 martial arts classic American Ninja 2: The Confrontation directed by legendary filmmaker Sam Firstenberg and featuring the reurn of Michael Dudikoff as Army soldier … Continue reading FOOT FIST FRIDAYS: Michael Dudikoff and Mike Stone Go Sword to Sword in the Climatic Face Off from AMERICAN NINJA 2: THE CONFRONTATION!
By:John M Jerva With the new documentary In Search Of The Last Action Heroes now making the rounds and garnering praise from critics and genre fans alike, I am here to shed some light on another new doc that not only tackles the tough guys of action cinema but it also touches upon other decades as well besides the 80’s and 90’s and also investigates … Continue reading REAL MEN: A New Documentary from Filmmaker Hasko Baumann Sheds Light on Action’s Tough Guys and Digs Deeper into What Makes Them Tick!
By: John M Jerva In 1985, the action film boom was full on with legendary names like Schwarzenegger, Stallone and Norris delivering high-octane action films in the movie theaters which seemed like every week and this was one of the greatest times to be an action fan with films like Commando, Rambo: First Blood Part II and Invasion U.S.A lighting up excited audiences everywhere. It … Continue reading AMERICAN NINJA: Iconic Director Sam Firstenberg and Action Star Michael Dudikoff Relive the Epic Cannon Action Film in a Priceless BTS Video Interview!