There is something about your “first” that just stays with you and moves you in a way that others that follow don’t. They may be meaningful in different ways, but not like the first. Take, for example, your first Doctor. No other Doctor can compare in quite the same way regardless of how many incarnations you may be a fan of. Or your first horror movie villain. Others may thrill you just as much, but it is not quite the same as that first kill you watch, that first villain laugh you hear, that chingy sound the razors make as they swipe at the sleep-deprived teen…
Five Of The Worst Thugs Take On Tamiko Brownlee In The New Arnhem Productions Short, REVERSE MUGGING
One of the things I love most about writing for my blog is using it to feature independent filmmakers and stunt performers who create online content to entertain viewers. When I first started my Facebook page, one of the people I profiled was stuntwoman and actress Tamiko Brownlee, when the Jason Statham action thriller, Parker, made its theatrical debut In January this year.
2013 is a great year for action films of various kinds. It also turns out to a great year for Judge Dredd, the lonewolf long arm of the law in a lawless future based on a character created by John Wagner and Carlos Ezquerra in 1976 for 2000 A.D.. Since its days as a comic book strip, the brand has seen its character brought to life by Sylvester Stallone in 1995, and actor Karl Urban in the highly acclaimed reboot, Dredd 3D, directed by Pete Travis in 2012.
Back in February when I officially started Film Combat Syndicate’s official blog, I had the distinct honor of sharing a dialogue with martial arts actor and stuntman, tokusatsu action performer and hero to the tokusatsu fan community, Mark Musashi. In my interview with him, he explained some of his views about his own strides in becoming a filmmaker, saying the following:
The film tells the story of a rogue operate known only until the end as “The Widow”, whose only chance of getting her son back alive from the heavily armed squad who kidnapped him lies in the hands of a former black ops agent she burned years ago.