Category: Reviews

Jeans Blues: No Future

Jeans Blues: No Future (1974) Director: Sadao Nakajima Writers: Takeo Kaneko and Sadao Nakajima Starring: Tsunehiko Watase, Meiko Kaji, and RyĆ“hei Uchida The Plot: Hijiriko (Meiko Kaji) is hostess at a bar, Jiro (Tsunehiko Watase)nis a low-rent hood who is working with his buddies on their biggest score yet. In the same night, both of…

No Holds Barred

No Holds Barred (1989) Director: Thomas J. Wright Writers: Dennis Hackin Starring: Hulk Hogan, Joan Severance, Kurt Fuller, and Tommy “Tiny” Lister. The Plot: Rip (Hulk Hogan) is the World Wrestling Federation champion, and if there’s one thing you can say about him: he is loyal. So, when Brell (Kurt Fuller), the head of the…

Special ID

Special ID (2013) Director: Clarence Fok Writers: Kam-Yuen Szeto Starring: Donnie Yen, Tian Jing, Andy On and Colin Chou. The Plot: Donnie Yen plays Chan (aka Dragon), an undercover officer from the Hong Kong police department. He has been rooted into the world of Hong Kong organized crime for such a long period of time…

Scorpion Thunderbolt

Scorpion Thunderbolt (1985) Director: Godfrey Ho Writers: Godfrey Ho Starring: Richard Harrison, Juliet Chan, Bernard Tsui, and Maura Fong The Plot: Okay, let’s try and piece this one together. There are two stories that are unfolding within Scorpion Thunderbolt, and within this IFD product, Godfrey Ho and company barely try to tie them together at…

Diamond Ninja Force

Diamond Ninja Force (1986) Director: Godfrey Ho Writers: Godfrey Ho Starring: Richard Harrison, Melvin Pitcher, Andy Chrorowsky, Pierre Tremblay, and Kong Do The Plot: Diamond Ninja Force tells the story of an ancient battle between ninja sects… kinda. In a previous ninja war, the Diamond Ninja Force had defeated the nefarious Black Ninja Clan. After…