Above the Army, Air Force, Navy and Marines is an elite military force charged with defending global freedom against terrorist threats from a secret headquarters. Equipped with the most advanced technology available, these colorful commandos hurl themselves headlong into the breach with a devil-may-care attitude. 2,131 more words
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AN IMPORTANT ANNOUNCEMENT, I AM NOT MAKING ANY OF THIS UP!
Where do you start with Hal Needham’s 1982 box office bomb Megaforce?
Released in the same year as Blade Runner and no doubt inspired by that rival sci-fi film, Megaforce also opens with an onscreen explanatory screed to get the audience up to speed on the concept of a ‘phantom army of super elite fighting MEN whose WEAPONS are the most powerful science can devise’. 1,048 more words
INGLEWOOD, Calif. – Chad Stahelski and David Leitch speak in shorthand when it comes to shooting sprees. Also mixed martial arts throw-downs, crazy car crashes and escaping explosions. 803 more words
Westbound and Down…(Full Disclosure: I love both Director Hal Needham and Mr. Burt Reynolds). That said, “Cannonball Run 2″ has to be one of the worst films of 1984 and most likely is responsible for destroying the careers of both Needham and Reynolds, two Hollywood power players responsible for the surprise hit “Smokey and the Bandit” and its highly lucrative sequel. 554 more words