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 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 Back in April of 2017, which were much happier times by the way, I got the extreme privelege to interview legendary action director Sam Firstenberg who is responsible for some of the 80’s and 90’s best action films including Revenge Of the Ninja, American Ninja 1 and 2 and Avenging Force. Firstenberg has blazed a trail for all future action dirtectors … Continue reading EXCLUSIVE: Iconic Director Sam Firstenberg Returns and Talks STORIES FROM THE TRENCHES, 90’s Action and More!
By: John M Jerva If you’re a product of 80’s and 90’s action cinema and most preferably the glory days of Cannon Films, then the must have book you need to get for your collection has arrived! From aurthor Marco Siedelmann, the book is a treasure trove of the great career of action maestro Sam Firstenberg, who is responsible for some of the greatest action … Continue reading STORIES FROM THE TRENCHES: The Must Have Book of the Glory Days of Action with Director Sam Firstenberg is Now Available!
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!
By: John M Jerva (Original Publication Date: April 21st, 2017) As a kid growing up in the 80’s I was fortunate to be a part of the home video boom that brought us so many classic action movies of the period. One of the men that was instrumental to that time period is legendary filmmaker Sam Firstenberg. Throughout the 80’s and 90’s, Mr. Firstenberg helmed … Continue reading The Action-Flix Exclusive Interview: Legendary Director Sam Firstenberg (Reprint)