Chuck Norris

80s action movies, slasher films, and their parallels

Tim George Feature
Dec 11, 2015

What's the narrative difference between a film like Rambo: First Blood Part II, and Friday The 13th? Not that much, as it happens...

EIFF 2015: Chuck Norris vs Communism review

Andrew Blair Review
Jul 1, 2015

Was there ever a more interesting movie title? Plus, Chuck Norris vs Communism does live up to its name...

Games nobody talks about anymore: Operation Wolf

Ryan Lambie Feature
Feb 28, 2015

Released in 1987, Operation Wolf not only ushered in an era of gun games, but tapped into the decade's macho action movies, Ryan writes...

Electric Boogaloo review

Ryan Lambie Review
Sep 30, 2014

The rise and fall of Cannon Films is told in Mark Hartley's wildly entertaining documentary, Electric Boogaloo. Here's Ryan's review...

Looking back at Chuck Norris' Invasion U.S.A.

Matt Edwards Feature
Sep 24, 2014

Chuck Norris beats up Russia in Invasion U.S.A. Here's Matt's look-back at a big, blustery, silly action movie...

Vital lessons we've learned from major action movies

Wil Jones Feature
Sep 4, 2014

Everything we know, we learned from the movies of Stallone, Schwarzenegger, Lundgren, and Seagal...

The things action movie heroes get up to on their days off

Ryan Lambie Feature
Apr 17, 2014

What do the film characters of Schwarzenegger, Van Damme, Stallone, Norris et al get up to in the non-action bit of an action movie? Er...

The rise and fall of Cannon Films

Ryan Lambie Feature
Sep 20, 2013

At its 80s peak, production company Cannon Films was putting out more than a dozen movies per year. So what went wrong? Ryan takes a look...

Chuck Norris exits The Expendables 3

Simon Brew News
Aug 24, 2012

Don't expect Chuck Norris to return if The Expendables make a third movie...

The early cinema of Chuck Norris

Matt Edwards Feature
Aug 16, 2012

With Chuck Norris now a member of The Expendables 2 cast, Matt takes a look at the action legend’s early movies..