Ninja III: The Domination

1984 Cannon Films/MGM/UA Directed by Sam Firstenberg Produced by Yoram Globus & Menahem Golan Written by James R. Silke Music by Udi Harpaz/Misha Segal Cinematography by Hanania Baer What’s the one thing movie fans can unite behind no matter their race, religion or film preference? Remakes. Mention to movie fans that there’s going to be […]

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Revenge of The Ninja

1983 Cannon Films/MGM/UA Directed by Sam Firstenberg Produced by Yoram Globus & Menahem Golan Written by James Silke He never achieved the same level of popularity that say, Chuck Norris or Jean-Claude Van Damme or Steven Seagal did. But I’ll bet you next month’s rent that anytime you get aficionados of Martial Arts Movies together […]

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The Last Dragon

1985 Motown Productions/TriStar Pictures Directed by Michael Schultz  Produced by Berry Gordy Written by Louis Venost I’ve got a personal cosmology in my head that is kinda like the celebrated and legendary Wold Newton Universe created by the science fiction master Philip Jose Farmer. I connect movies, TV shows, comic books, pulp characters together in […]

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Into The Night

1985 Universal Pictures Directed by John Landis Produced by George Folsey, Jr and Ron Koslow Written by Ron Koslow Music by Ira Newborn Cinematography by Robert Paynter Edited by Malcolm Campbell INTO THE NIGHT is one of those movies that when I describe the plot and name the actors in this movie even my highly […]

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The Killer

1989 Media Asia Written and Directed by John Woo Produced by Tsui Hark Music by Lowell Lo Cinematography by Peter Pau/Wong Wing-Hang Edited by Fan Kung-Ming Set the WayBack Machine for 1989, Sherman. We’ve got to go back a bit before I get into the meat of this review because it’s important. Trust me. Even […]

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Raw Deal

1986 De Laurentiis Entertainment Group Directed by John Irvin Produced by Martha Schumacher Screenplay by Gary DeVore and Norman Wexler Story by Luciano Vincenzoni and Sergio Donati Cinematography by Alex Thomson Edited by Anne V. Coates Music by Tom Bahler/Chris Boardman/Albhy Galuten For a change I’ll get right to the point and tell you guys exactly […]

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Gymkata

1985 Metro-Goldwyn-Mayer Directed by Robert Clouse Produced by Fred Wentraub Written by Charles Robert Carner Based on “The Terrible Game” by Dan Tyler Moore Cinematography by Godfrey A. Godar Edited by Robert A. Ferretti Music by Alfi Kabiljo There are martial arts movies. And then there are Martial Arts Movies. But there is only one […]

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