By: John M Jerva I don’t know how many times I’ve said growing up in the 80’s was a fantastic time to be an action lover but, HEY!, let me say it one more time. During that marvelous decade, Cannon Films was the leader in over the top, exploitive action fare with company gurus Meneham Golan and Yoram Globus leading the charge. Watching the documentaries … Continue reading Tubi Top Pick: “Everyone Goes Home” in Cannon Films’ Flag Waving 1986 Vietnam Actioner P.O.W. THE ESCAPE with David Carradine!
By: John M Jerva The 80’s and subsequently the 90’s were a marvelous, and I do mean marvelous, time to be an action fan. Numerous action stars graced the screens of countless movie theater and even VHS and eventually DVD were coming into their own which opened up a whole new world for genre fans. The action just seemed more bombastic and the use of … Continue reading Action Rewind: Steve James & Reb Brown Deliver the Ultimate 90’s Actioner in STREET HUNTER!
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 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 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!