Tag: cannonfilms

Blu-ray Review: CYBORG Kicks its Way Home

Shout Factory's new release of Cannon Films' Cyborg is likely the best the film has ever looked since it's initial theatrical release. As a fan of most of Cannon's canon, I'm sad to say that 1989's Cyborg didn't do it for me, story...

Blu-ray Review: AMERICAN NINJA - THE ULTIMATE COLLECTION Charts A Legacy Of Badass Action

If there is any genre of cinema that is evocative of the '80s home video boom, it's probably action, and specifically the films of the Cannon Group. While there were dozens of imitators crowding video store shelves back in the...

Offscreen Brussels 2015: Line-up And Recommendations

Next week the Offscreen Festival in Brussels will start, providing an eclectic mix of films and events from the 4th of March till the 22nd of March. Most of the content can be considered "genre", as the festival has...

Watch Mark Hartley's ELECTRIC BOOGALOO Trailer Now!

Australian director Mark Hartley has brought his own country's B-movie history to glorious life with Not Quite Hollywood. He's taken us on a trip through the wild film history of American shlock transplanted to the Philippines in Machete Maidens Unleashed....

Toronto 2014 Review: ELECTRIC BOOGALOO: THE WILD, UNTOLD STORY OF CANNON FILMS Is Lovingly Reverent Of The Ridiculous

Mark Hartley's unofficial biography of Cannon Films impresarios Menahem Golan and Yoram Globus is equal parts reverent and dumbfounded in its depiction of these maverick Hollywood outsiders. Bottling the same level of ravenous reportage for Cannon's bountiful output as Hartley...

Check The Official ELECTRIC BOOGALOO Poster Art!

Get ready to do the Electric Boogaloo ... Not Quite Hollywood director Mark Hartley is now deep into things with his documentary exploration of the Cannon Films legacy and the first official poster art has arrived via the film's official...

B-Movie Legend Albert Pyun Retires Due To Health Issues.

Sad news from Tinseltown as legendary B-Movie director Albert Pyun has decided to retire early from filmmaking due to health issues that have been plaguing him for the last few years. I've been a fan of his films for years...