Category Archives: Martial Arts

Top 15 Cult Film T-Shirts and a Contest!

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**UPDATE**  Just wanted to update everyone with the winner of the CFC/Found Item T-Shirt contest, Congrats go to Todd R of Junkfed! Here at the Cult Film Club we spend a lot of time thinking about the fun aspects film and paying attention to the little details, like fashion in the flicks we adore.  Whether

Ernie Reyes Jr.’s jeans can kick your ass!

One of my favorite things about the Last Dragon is the small but super rad performance by the super cool Ernie Reyes Jr.  At 12 years-old he was kicking some serious ass in the film, not to mention break-dancing his way into my heart.  During our latest episode when discussing this flick I brought up

30 Things we LOVE about…The Last Dragon!

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We here at the Cult Film Club we love movies…TO DEATH, and we thought it would be fun when we tackling a flick, to break down the 30 things we REALLY love about it.  First up is this month’s film selection, Berry Gordy’s The Last Dragon.  Here are the 30 Things we freaking LOVE about

Cult Film Club Episode 14: The Last Dragon

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Welcome back to the clubhouse for another episode of the Cult Film Club! On this episode hosts Jaime, Pax and Shawn take on Berry Gordy’s The Last Dragon. Who’s the Master?  SHONUFF!  All three hosts kneel down and kiss some Converse as we discuss our favorite scenes, the amazing soundtrack, and the outrageous soul glow

7 Favorite Ascot-Wearing Villains

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Villains come with many quirks; megalomania, sociopath, obsessive compulsiveness.  You name it, there’s some villain with that attribute.  One of the more fun type of villains is one that is a fancy dresser.  Tuxes.  Three piece suits.  Battle armor.  Ascot. Yep, the ascot.  The ascot tie has been a defining villainous characteristic for decades.  And yes,

More Awesome Unofficial Trilogies

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Earlier this week, Shawn revealed several “unofficial movie trilogies” featuring three or more movies that were, if not technically linked, were thematically linked. This is a topic Shawn and I have discussed before, so I thought I’d write up my own list of “unofficial movie trilogies”. “Sho Kosugi Ninja Trilogy”  I’ll start with one of

Unofficial Trilogies are Officially Awesome

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If growing up in the 80s taught me anything it was that any film that was even moderately successful deserved a sequel, and the only thing better than a sequel was a full blown trilogy.  There’s something magical (in the unicorn and rainbow kind of way) about the movie trilogy format that I can’t quite

Cult Film Club Episode 10: Miami Connection

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In this episode of the Cult Film Club Pax, Jaime and Shawn take a metaphorical road trip both back in time and down to central Florida to see the almost lost cult classic, Miami Connection. We rock out with the heroic taekwondo band Dragon Sound, go into berserker rages while fighting drug dealing ninjas, and

The Karate Kid Part III movie ad from 1989

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The Karate Kid Part III was released on June 30, 1989. This is what a typical advertisement for the movie would have looked like in your local paper.  You can see an ad for Star Trek V: The Final Frontier below it. This particular weekend, June 30-July 2, was exactly one week after the June 23

Cult Film Club Episode 8: Karate Kid 3!

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This time on the Cult Film Club, Jaime, Paxton and Shawn tackle their first sequel, the incomparable and sometimes incoherent Karate Kid 3.  Daniel Larusso, having already won the All Valley Karate Tournament against a high school bully, a death match against the chosen Chozen, and lost two ultimate loves of his life can do