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mr_gay_sex_fan
Dec 20, 2017


I feel ashamed that I've never seen this. I spent a lot of time watching standard tv in the 90s to the early 2000s and never caught it :/

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=ckl8Zb5tOTI

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mr_gay_sex_fan
Dec 20, 2017


Yet I saw BROKEN ARROW (same director) countless times on tv:

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=De29KipeZQw

mr_gay_sex_fan
Dec 20, 2017


Same with THE ARRIVAL, a much underrated film:

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=GOc01_Ty1eQ

mr_gay_sex_fan
Dec 20, 2017


Point is: THESE ARE ALL GOOD MOVIES

Kibbles n Shits
Apr 8, 2006


mr_gay_sex_fan posted:

Yet I saw BROKEN ARROW (same director) countless times on tv:

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=De29KipeZQw

13 year old me would have loved to see Howie Long in Duke Nukem the movie.

Maya Fey
Jan 22, 2017



hard boiled is his best movie and moving to america was a mistake

afkmacro
Mar 29, 2009




What kind of a name is Chance?

My mama took one.

Kak
Sep 27, 2002


Julius CSAR
Oct 3, 2007

Trust Me


mr_gay_sex_fan posted:

Yet I saw BROKEN ARROW (same director) countless times on tv:

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=De29KipeZQw

That scene with travolta walking out from behind the rocks with the inexplicable smoke behind him. I love John Woo.

mr_gay_sex_fan
Dec 20, 2017


Another film I used to catch on the telly all the time: MISSION:IMPOSSIBLE.

Directed by Brian De Palma, so full of directorial exuberance and stylistic excess. SO GOOD

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=KOi9hHjmYq4

mr_gay_sex_fan
Dec 20, 2017


Julius CSAR posted:

That scene with travolta walking out from behind the rocks with the inexplicable smoke behind him. I love John Woo.

SAME

Julius CSAR
Oct 3, 2007

Trust Me


mr_gay_sex_fan posted:

Another film I used to catch on the telly all the time: MISSION:IMPOSSIBLE.

Directed by Brian De Palma, so full of directorial exuberance and stylistic excess. SO GOOD

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=KOi9hHjmYq4

Like MI:2 is obvs the weakest but all these are fun and entertaining. Iíve never been disappointed in one

Milo and POTUS
Sep 3, 2017


Maya Fey posted:

hard boiled is his best movie and moving to america was a mistake

yeah they really seem to lose their oof when they shipped out of hong kong. but i think hong kong is platonic ideal of action movie locales anyway

1redflag
Feb 15, 2012

I'm accidentally a suicide bomber!


HARD TO KILL, HARD BOILED, DIE HARD, and DIE HARD WITH A VENGEANCE are clearly superior action movies with the word "hard" in their title.

Hector Beerlioz
Jun 16, 2010

aw, hec

Maya Fey posted:

hard boiled is his best movie and moving to america was a mistake

100% agree

Blue Train
Jun 17, 2012
Probation
Can't post for 7 hours!


1redflag posted:

HARD TO KILL, HARD BOILED, DIE HARD, and DIE HARD WITH A VENGEANCE are clearly superior action movies with the word "hard" in their title.

HARD DICK, HARD DEATH is my personal fav

Care Bear Stairs
Oct 23, 2010

Three cheers for dark beer!

GORILLA BASTARD
Jun 20, 2005
SEXUAL DYNAMO

Maya Fey posted:

hard boiled is his best movie and moving to america was a mistake

He should have stayed in HK with CYF.

SCROTO TURBOSPERG
Jan 21, 2007

Suck the shit out of my own asshole, please


Same

gimme the GOD DAMN candy
Jul 1, 2007

gimme those gat dang candies

van damme's 'cajun' accent in hard target will never stop being funny

moller
Jan 10, 2007

Swan stole my music and framed me!


I love Hard Target but the king of John Woo's Hollywood films is clearly Face/Off.

AbbadonOfHell
Jul 16, 2004
You know I would try to think of something funny to put here but ill just pass on that and threaten people with a + 2 board with a nail in it.



BrutalistMcDonalds
Oct 4, 2012

YOU DON'T DESERVE
A BREAK TODAY


Lipstick Apathy

Hard Target is a great movie:

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=GrlUWh2ZlHo#t=71s

Lemon
May 22, 2003



Hard Target is loving awesome

Panadol
Nov 24, 2007


I never saw Hard Target but there is no way it was better than Face/Off

BrutalistMcDonalds
Oct 4, 2012

YOU DON'T DESERVE
A BREAK TODAY


Lipstick Apathy

Panadol posted:

I never saw Hard Target but there is no way it was better than Face/Off
It's hard to beat Nic Cage but does he play hockey in that movie?

zenguitarman
Apr 6, 2009

Come on, lemme see ya shake your tail feather


Hard Target is great but my favorite JCVD movie is Double Impact where he he has a long lost twin and fights Bolo Yueng again. Bonus John Woo connection it has the guy that gets shot on the train and falls on the brake or whatever in Broken Arrow.

Tom Gorman
Apr 30, 2004

Out here, everything hurts

now take your pig-stick and your boyfriend, and find a bus to catch

Moonshine Rhyme
Mar 26, 2010



Excellent movie to see Van Damme kick people in exciting ways

Hell Yeah
Dec 25, 2012




this is fkin awesome

Zeluth
May 12, 2001



Dinosaur Gum

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=nNmnT8nj-pU

Milo and POTUS
Sep 3, 2017


lets make hong kong action films great again.

ElectricSheep
Jan 14, 2006

she had tiny Italian boobs.
Well that's my story.


moller posted:

I love Hard Target but the king of John Woo's Hollywood films is clearly Face/Off.

How did it take this many posts to arrive here

The Science of Suck
Mar 17, 2009


i got a hard target for you right here op

Ardemia
Jan 2, 2004
IT IS MY RIGHT TO GET BEHIND THE WHEEL WHEN I'VE PUT BACK SIX SHIRLEY TEMPLES OK



John Woo rules. I was just thinking about the cinematography in Hard Boiled during the restaurant bird cage shootout. Hard Target is a solid John Woo movie, but I fell it suffers from some odd characters.

The Killer (1989) starring Chow Yun Fat is great, I recommend it if you haven't seen it yet.

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SilvergunSuperman
Aug 6, 2010


Wilford Brimley loving slays in this movie.

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