Tagged: Yaphet Kotto

5 Questions: Truck Turner

Hollywood’s Blaxploitation Era created many stars. Names like Jim Brown, Fred Williamson, Pam Grier and Jim Kelly immediately come to mind. But in 1974 another man would add his name to that list, that man was...

Scene of the Week: The Running Man

If you need proof that Arnold Schwarzenegger is one of the biggest action stars of all-time, just take a look at the year 1987. In that one year, Arnold starred in the action masterpiece Predator AND The Running...

Know Your Role: Yaphet Kotto

Character actors may not get the leading man limelight, but the good ones do enjoy career longevity. Yaphet Kotto is not just a good character actor, he is a great one and he has the 40 plus year career to...

Bullet Points: Live and Let Die

Action films of the early 70’s, were required to have gritty, realistic action, drugs, or police corruption, and preferably take place in New York City. Movies like Shaft, The French Connection, Death Wish, and Across 110th...

Bullet Points: Extreme Justice

Things got extreme in the 1990’s. Sports went extreme. Comic books went extreme. Professional wrestling went extreme. Television shows went extreme. Even every day items you could buy at your local grocery store went extreme. And...

Throwback Thursday: The Running Man

On this day in 1987, The Running Man was released and minds all over the world were simultaneously blown with the sheer awesomeness of seeing Arnold Schwarzenegger share the same screen with Richard Dawson. There’s also...

Bullet Points: The Running Man

It is Halloween today and when you think of Halloween and movies, you probably aren’t thinking about action movies. You may be thinking of some classic Universal Monsters movies or maybe a slasher flick or possibly...

Bullet Points: Eye of the Tiger

In this installment of Bullet Points I take a look at a movie that may have slipped under the radar of even the biggest of 80’s action movie fans, Eye of the Tiger. Eye of the...