Kickboxer 3: The Art Of War (1992)

Kickboxer 3: The Art Of War (1992)

By the second “Kickboxer” sequel, Sasha Mitchell had visibly relaxed. The dedicated, sort of humourless character from part 2 has disappeared…actually, aside from his mission to save all the kids, he might as well be a different guy. No longer a hard-working gym owner, he’s now David Sloane, wisecracking international kickboxing superstar; and Zian, who … Continue reading

Youtube Film Club: Dr. Strange (1978)

Youtube Film Club: Dr. Strange (1978)

After our experience with the original 1979 “Captain America” movie a few weeks ago, none of us could bear the thought of watching the sequel. Too slow, too boring, too much like a bad episode of “Quincy”. But luckily, Marvel tried a number of times in the late 70s to bring their franchises to the … Continue reading

Youtube Film Club: Manhattan Chase (2000)

Youtube Film Club: Manhattan Chase (2000)

Genre mashups have been pretty big business for a while, but in all the zombie-comedies, scifi-westerns and war-werewolf movies, no-one apart from the makers of “Manhattan Chase” thought of creating the kung-fu / super-intense family drama combination, and now you can watch it too. This represents the nexus of three of the ISCFC’s favourite review … Continue reading