Episode 85: The Ninja Trilogy

It’s time to return to franchise territory as we’re heading back to the early 1980’s and a (not really) trilogy courtesy of one of our favourite 1980’s companies Cannon Films. This time out we’re looking at Enter the NinjaRevenge of the Ninja and Ninja III: The Domination which are the main films responsible for bringing the Japanese art of Ninjutsu to the North American masses. It was also our first exposure to the ultra cool Sho Kosugi. These are three films that helped shape our love of those black clad, gadget wielding silent killers and all of the low brow action flicks from the duo of Golan-Globus.

As usual, we start with what we’ve been watching including a handful of low-budget horror with varying results, a comedy that had Chris questioning just what the Hell was going on in 1987, some homosexual bees(?), and much more!

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Episode 42: Missing in Action

Hey, kids! Do you like explosions? Our hero having his name yelled repeatedly by upset bad guys? Top rippings? Jet powered boats? Bad covers of Rod Stewart songs? You’ll get all this and more as we tackle the Missing in Action series for episode 42 of GBW!

However, first we take a long time to catch you up on what we’ve been watching (it’s been a month, after all) as we talk the holy grail of 80’s slashers, a daredevil documentary, the newly released Hush, a whole lot of Reb Brown and much, much more!

If you’re a fan of Chuck Norris – or 80’s Cannon action flicks where stuff blows up real good – then tune in as we get lost in the jungles of Vietnam.

 

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