Jaws of the highway Spielberg’s Duel follows car delivery guy who is pursued and terrorized by the malevolent driver of a massive tractor-trailer. DUEL is Spielberg’s JAWS of the highway, a raucous nascar race of a film that was “made for TV”. Usually, the phrase made-for-TV makes me ill, but Universal TV executives had no […]

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Plot: Modesty Blaise, a secret agent whose hair color, hair style, and mod clothing change at a snap of her fingers is being used by the British government as a decoy in an effort to thwart a diamond heist. She is being set up by the feds but is wise to the plot and calls […]

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Plot: Gone In 60 Seconds follows an insurance investigator Maindrian Pace and his team who lead double-lives as unstoppable car thieves. When a South American drug lord pays Pace to steal 48 cars for him, all but one, a 1973 Ford Mustang, are in the bag. As Pace prepares to rip-off the fastback, codenamed “Eleanor”, […]

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Plot: In a futuristic London, the rising sea levels mean that large areas are under feet of water. Hauer plays a cop who previously lost his partner to some strange creature. Now the creature is back and its after him. Split Second Review: Let’s face it: Hauer enjoys it. It’s not about wasting his […]

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Plot: Streetfighter deals with Terry Tsurugi , a martial arts master who uses his abundant talents as a mercenary gun-for-hire. Terry is brought in by the Yakuza to kidnap the daughter and sole heir of a recently deceased uber-rich oil tycoon. But when the mafia can’t meet the monetary composition that Terry […]

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Plot: Death Race 2000 is set in the near future where the ultimate sporting event is the deathrace where pedestrians are run down for points. Death Race 2000 Review ‘Mad Max’ meets the ‘Running Man’ and they both drive over miss Daisy. ‘Death Race 2000’ is a disconcerting smithereen job, but also fun. It […]

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Plot: Chinese Hercules follows a martial arts fighter, haunted by his past, who takes a job as a dock worker in a small village. The villagers are dependent on the traffic that comes to the pier, which gives its cruel owner too much power over his beleaguered workers. The situation worsens when an even crueler […]

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Plot: Four American friends, badly needing money, decide to make a commando-like raid into a South American country and steal $5 million from the hacienda of an American-born drug dealer who lives there. The four Americans then succeed rather easily in stealing the money, but soon run into trouble trying to get back out of […]

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Karate Kiba tells a story of a Karate master and anti-drug vigilante Chiba who returns to his home in Japan. He holds a press conference and announces his intention to wipe out the nation’s drug industry. He also offers his services as a bodyguard to anyone who is willing to come forward and provide […]

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Hong Kong action film tells a story of a former Vietnamese soldier who immigrated to Hong Kong. By day, he works in a film studio as a special effects technician, but by night, he works for the local triads as an assassin. While he makes a good living, what he most wants is to bring […]

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Sister Street Fighter tells a story of a martial-arts champion who the police use as an undercover agent to infiltrate a drug ring responsible for importing heroin from Japan to Hong Kong. When he is identified and imprisoned, the police pressure his sister, Tina Long, to help them locate and free him. She gets […]

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The Fast And The Furious – Fast cars and Furious racing to Mexico! The Fast And The Furious – A prison escapee commandeers a young woman and her hotrod in a mad dash to Mexico!  This movie has what the title promises – fast cars, furious scenes of racing (in-car camera to capture […]

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