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The Bruce Lee Retrospective Link List
The Bruce Lee Retrospective Link List
The Bruce Lee Retrospective Link List

The Bruce Lee Retrospective Link List

Click on the film title below you want to read the retrospective of: 1. The Big Boss ...
 
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Filmwerk Podcast #125 - Bruce Lee
Filmwerk Podcast #125 - Bruce Lee
Filmwerk Podcast #125 - Bruce Lee

Filmwerk Podcast #125 – Bruce Lee

Ben Pegley and Steven Hurst cover the short but prosperous career of martial arts legend Bru...
 

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Action Heroes – Bruce Lee: Game of Death
Action Heroes – Bruce Lee: Game of Death
Action Heroes – Bruce Lee: Game of Death

Action Heroes – Bruce Lee: Game of Death

Welcome one and all, to the fifth (and final), Bruce Lee movie retrospective. A momen...
 
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Action Heroes – Bruce Lee: Enter The Dragon
Action Heroes – Bruce Lee: Enter The Dragon
Action Heroes – Bruce Lee: Enter The Dragon

Action Heroes – Bruce Lee: Enter The Dragon

OK, we have now made it to a very important moment in Bruce Lee’s film career, as ...
 

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Action Heroes – Bruce Lee: Way Of The Dragon
Action Heroes – Bruce Lee: Way Of The Dragon
Action Heroes – Bruce Lee: Way Of The Dragon

Action Heroes – Bruce Lee: Way Of The Dragon

When the subject of doing these retrospectives came up at Filmwerk Towers, I imme...
 
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Action Heroes – Bruce Lee: Fist Of Fury
Action Heroes – Bruce Lee: Fist Of Fury
Action Heroes – Bruce Lee: Fist Of Fury

Action Heroes – Bruce Lee: Fist Of Fury

Well, here we are again; fresh from the fairly lengthy business of not only introducin...
 

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Action Heroes – Bruce Lee: The Big Boss
Action Heroes – Bruce Lee: The Big Boss
Action Heroes – Bruce Lee: The Big Boss

Action Heroes – Bruce Lee: The Big Boss

Part 1: Introductions Welcome one and all to this series of retrospectives focused on ...
 
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The Expendables 2 Review
The Expendables 2 Review
The Expendables 2 Review

The Expendables 2 Review

  With a crash bang and a fair few wallops, Expendables 2 explodes onto screens with the retu...
 

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Filmwerk Podcast #26 Retrospective: Statham
Filmwerk Podcast #26 Retrospective: Statham
Filmwerk Podcast #26 Retrospective: Statham

Filmwerk Podcast #26 Retrospective: Statham

Fully hair headed, Steven Hurst and Staham stalker, Suzanne King tackle the filmo...
 
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Filmwerk Podcast #24 Retrospective: Willis
Filmwerk Podcast #24 Retrospective: Willis
Filmwerk Podcast #24 Retrospective: Willis

Filmwerk Podcast #24 Retrospective: Willis

The action just won’t stop here. As part of our action hero retrospective se...
 

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Filmwerk Podcast #23 Retrospective: Rambo
Filmwerk Podcast #23 Retrospective: Rambo
Filmwerk Podcast #23 Retrospective: Rambo

Filmwerk Podcast #23 Retrospective: Rambo

Not satisfied with their coverage of the Rocky film series,  Steven Hurst and every...
 
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Filmwerk Podcast #22 Retrospective: Van Damme
Filmwerk Podcast #22 Retrospective: Van Damme
Filmwerk Podcast #22 Retrospective: Van Damme

Filmwerk Podcast #22 Retrospective: Van Damme

Van Damme gets his slow motion scream on and a few roundhouse kicks in this edi...
 

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Filmwerk Podcast #21 Retrospective: Schwarzenegger
Filmwerk Podcast #21 Retrospective: Schwarzenegger
Filmwerk Podcast #21 Retrospective: Schwarzenegger

Filmwerk Podcast #21 Retrospective: Schwarzenegger

We turn our attention to perhaps the most successful of all the action st...
 
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Filmwerk Podcast #19 Retrospective: Rocky (Part 2)
Filmwerk Podcast #19 Retrospective: Rocky (Part 2)
Filmwerk Podcast #19 Retrospective: Rocky (Part 2)

Filmwerk Podcast #19 Retrospective: Rocky (Part 2)

The gloves are off and in this final round we look at the last three Rocky f...
 

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Filmwerk Podcast #18 Retrospective: Rocky (Part 1)
Filmwerk Podcast #18 Retrospective: Rocky (Part 1)
Filmwerk Podcast #18 Retrospective: Rocky (Part 1)

Filmwerk Podcast #18 Retrospective: Rocky (Part 1)

We start our action hero retrospective podcast season with a look at the fi...
 
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Action Heroes – Stallone: Rambo
Action Heroes – Stallone: Rambo
Action Heroes – Stallone: Rambo

Action Heroes – Stallone: Rambo

We bookend this Stallone series (and finish the entire Action Hero retrospective) wi...

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Action Heroes – Stallone: Rambo III
Action Heroes – Stallone: Rambo III
Action Heroes – Stallone: Rambo III

Action Heroes – Stallone: Rambo III

Rambo III had a budget of $63 million, making it the most expensive film ever made at the ...
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Action Heroes - Stallone: Rambo: First Blood Part II
Action Heroes - Stallone: Rambo: First Blood Part II
Action Heroes - Stallone: Rambo: First Blood Part II

Action Heroes – Stallone: Rambo: First Blood Part II

The year is 1985 and Stallone’s Rocky IV has thrilled and spilled everyone...

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Action Heroes - Stallone: First Blood
Action Heroes - Stallone: First Blood
Action Heroes - Stallone: First Blood

Action Heroes – Stallone: First Blood

John J. Rambo’s cinematic introduction was (believe it or not), a surprisingly subtle pi...
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Action Heroes – Stallone: Rocky Balboa
Action Heroes – Stallone: Rocky Balboa
Action Heroes – Stallone: Rocky Balboa

Action Heroes – Stallone: Rocky Balboa

The 1990s had been mostly poor for Stallone but as the century turned over th...

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Action Heroes - Stallone: Rocky V
Action Heroes - Stallone: Rocky V
Action Heroes - Stallone: Rocky V

Action Heroes – Stallone: Rocky V

Hmmmm…..I’m desperately trying to think of a way of introducing this fifth insta...
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Action Heroes - Stallone: Rocky IV
Action Heroes - Stallone: Rocky IV
Action Heroes - Stallone: Rocky IV

Action Heroes – Stallone: Rocky IV

Some of you may have read my recent review of Captain America, in which I lampooned him as the worst symbol of the ‘Am...

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Action Heroes – Stallone: Rocky III
Action Heroes – Stallone: Rocky III
Action Heroes – Stallone: Rocky III

Action Heroes – Stallone: Rocky III

Filmwerk’s Stallone season continues, and I now get the chance to do the R...
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Action Heroes – Stallone: Rocky II
Action Heroes – Stallone: Rocky II
Action Heroes – Stallone: Rocky II

Action Heroes – Stallone: Rocky II

Sylvester Stallone is back as the human punch bag Rocky Balboa out to show the Ma...

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Action Heroes – Stallone: Rocky
Action Heroes – Stallone: Rocky
Action Heroes – Stallone: Rocky

Action Heroes – Stallone: Rocky

Just in case anyone thought that during this action hero retro season that we forgot...
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Action Heroes - Stallone: The Expendables
Action Heroes - Stallone: The Expendables
Action Heroes - Stallone: The Expendables

Action Heroes – Stallone: The Expendables

When The Expendables was first announced by Stallone, there was an air of almost fre...

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Action Heroes - Stallone: Driven
Action Heroes - Stallone: Driven
Action Heroes - Stallone: Driven

Action Heroes – Stallone: Driven

So Stallone took on a new sport, or is that returned to the racetrack after Death Race 2000, ...
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Action Heroes – Stallone: Get Carter
Action Heroes – Stallone: Get Carter
Action Heroes – Stallone: Get Carter

Action Heroes – Stallone: Get Carter

Well, you can either compare a remake to the original or let it stand on its ow...

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Action Heroes – Stallone: Copland
Action Heroes – Stallone: Copland
Action Heroes – Stallone: Copland

Action Heroes – Stallone: Copland

Perhaps you remember when James Mangold’s Cop Land came out back in 1997. Even if ...
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Action Heroes - Stallone: Daylight
Action Heroes - Stallone: Daylight
Action Heroes - Stallone: Daylight

Action Heroes – Stallone: Daylight

Sylvester Stallone in Rob Cohen directed big budget, small scale quasi disaster movie actio...