By Daniel R. Budnik

ISBN-10: 0786497416

ISBN-13: 9780786497416

The Eighties used to be the last decade whilst the motion movie as it’s referred to now got here into being. Nonstop, big-budget pleasure grew to become the traditional as epic adventures like Raiders of the misplaced Ark and The street Warrior set the tone for the summer season blockbusters of Sylvester Stallone, Arnold Schwarzenegger and Chuck Norris.
Homages (and ripoffs) made with lesser budgets each hit, specially with the appearance of direct-to-video releases. supplying unique statement on 284 movies, this ebook explores the thrill, audacity and sheer weirdness of ’80s low price range motion cinema, from the American Ninja sequence to dime-a-dozen barbarian photos to such bargain-basement productions as The Courier of demise, Kill Squad and Samurai Cop.

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