“I Gotta Be Here for New Year’s”: Part 2 of the Round Table on “Die Hard”

Kevin: We spent Part 1 of our holiday “Die Hard” Round Table analyzing in great detail the Sodom and Gomorrah-level debauchery better known as the Nakatomi Christmas Party, our confusion about what exactly Argyle had going on Christmas Eve if he wasn’t trapped in the garage, and celebrated Ellis’ best-loved as well as more underrated … Continue reading “I Gotta Be Here for New Year’s”: Part 2 of the Round Table on “Die Hard”

“Merry Christmas Mother….”: Part 1 of the Round Table’s Celebration of “Die Hard”

Kevin: “Die Hard.” What is there left to say about “Die Hard” that hasn’t already been said? It may be the greatest action movie of all time. It may have the greatest action hero and villain of all time. It turned Bruce Willis from funny TV star to awesome action icon, and proved you can release … Continue reading “Merry Christmas Mother….”: Part 1 of the Round Table’s Celebration of “Die Hard”

“If You Touch Me Again, I’ll Kill Ya”: The Round Table on the 25th Anniversary of “The Last Boy Scout”

Kevin: December 7th, 1941, may be a date which will live in infamy, but for action fans December 13th, 1991, is a date which lives in whatever the opposite of infamy is (famy?), as that was the day the Bruce Willis-Damon Wayans masterpiece “The Last Boy Scout” was released into theaters. I was one of … Continue reading “If You Touch Me Again, I’ll Kill Ya”: The Round Table on the 25th Anniversary of “The Last Boy Scout”

Tough Guy Round Table: “Rambo: First Blood Part II”

Kevin: To kick off our action movie Round Table series, in which the four of us together examine in depth one particular movie and discuss why it’s so great, I figured we’d begin with one of the most iconic action films of the 1980’s, in which the U.S. finally got its victory over Vietnam once those … Continue reading Tough Guy Round Table: “Rambo: First Blood Part II”