Action Rewind: The Best Action Film Roles Steve McQueen Turned Down or Almost Starred In

By: Anthony Francis Rightfully branded “The King of Cool”, Steve McQueen walked it like he talked it. He was not a manufactured Hollywood pseudo-tough guy like we see today. McQueen was the real deal. His characters were hard bred and in his personal life, he lived equally as hard. With natural talent, piercing blue eyes, and enough natural born cool for twenty actors, Steve McQueen … Continue reading Action Rewind: The Best Action Film Roles Steve McQueen Turned Down or Almost Starred In

ACTION REWIND: When Action Films had Balls! Sam Peckinpah’s THE GETAWAY

By: Anthony Francis When Action Films Had Balls- The Getaway- 1972 Written by Walter Hill (based on the novel by Jim Thompson)Directed by Sam Peckinpah In 1972 the movie gods gave us a perfect storm of talent and perhaps one of the best examples of the kind of action film that walked it like it talked it. A film that is a shotgun blast of macho … Continue reading ACTION REWIND: When Action Films had Balls! Sam Peckinpah’s THE GETAWAY