Join Isaiah and the boys from the WesWes Network as they look back on a time where film brought meaning to their childhood, a time where movies were re-watchable, the time of the 80s Action Movie and 90s Drama. They review such movies with each episode bringing you insight and breakdown of scenes, quotes and other categories into the old classics that shaped our generation. If we didnt watch it ten times or more...it doesnt qualify.
Big Trouble in Little China is a 1986 American fantasy martial arts comedy film directed by John Carpenter and starring Kurt Russell, Kim Cattrall, Dennis Dun and James Hong The film tells the story of Jack Burton, who helps his friend Wang Chi rescue Wang's green-eyed fiancée from bandits in San Francisco Chinatown. They go into the mysterious underworld beneath Chinatown, where they face an ancient sorcerer named David Lo Pan, who requires a woman with green eyes to marry him in order to release him from a centuries-old curse
The film that has one of the most iconic scenes in movie pop culture history and a classic with Polynesian kids of its time, the 1979 Walter Hill Directed classic "The Warriors". In the near future, a charismatic leader summons the street gangs of New York City in a bid to take it over. When he is killed, The Warriors are falsely blamed and now must fight their way home while every other gang is hunting them down.
We review an absolute classic and giant pop culture influence, the 1973 Martial Arts movie "Enter The Dragon" starring Bruce Lee, John Saxon and Jim Kelly. It would be Bruce Lee's final completed film appearance before his death on 20 July 1973 at age 32. An American and Hong Kong co-production, it premiered in L.A. on 19 August 1973, one month after Bruce Lee's death. The film went on to gross an estimated US$350 million worldwide (equivalent to more than $1 billion adjusted for inflation), against a budget of $850,000. Having earned over 400 times its budget, it is one of the most profitable films of all time.
OVER THE TOP is a 1987 American sports drama film starring Sylvester Stallone. It was produced and directed by Menahem Golan, and its screenplay was written by Stirling Silliphant and Stallone. The main character, Lincoln Hawk, played by Stallone, is a long-haul truck driver who tries to win back his alienated son, Michael, while becoming a champion arm wrestler.
is a 1988 American martial arts action film directed by Newt Arnold. It stars Jean Claude Van Damme, Donald Gibb, Leah Ayres, and Bolo Yeung. The film is partly based on unverified claims made by martial artist Frank Dux It sold well at the box office, grossing $50 million on a budget of $1.5–2.3 million. Bloodsport was one of Van Damme's first starring films and showcased his athletic abilities. It has since become a cult film.