|Bloodfist V: Human Target 1993 R, 85 min.|
aka: Human Target
Director: Jeff Yonis
Cast: Don "The Dragon" Wilson, Denice Duff, Yuji Okumoto, Don Stark, Danny Lopez, Steve(2) James, Michael Yama, Kelly Jones, Neil Levin, Art Camacho, Dennis Keiffer, Sharon Lawrence, Dee McCafferty, Wesley Leong, David Loo
FBI agent Jimmy (Don "The Dragon" Wilson) is on the trail of Asian illegal gun dealers when two thugs do a number on him, leaving our hero in the hospital with amnesia. Now, not only are the baddies after him, but so is the FBI, and Jimmy is not sure whose side he's on.
|Doctor Strange 2007 N/R, 83 min.|
Genre: Animation / Action / Fantasy
Director: Patrick Archibald, Jay Olivia, Richard Sebast
Cast: Bryce Johnson, Paul Nakauchi, Michael Yama, Kevin Michael Richard, Edmund Gilbert
Tthis animated movie revolves around Dr. Stephen Strange (voice of Bryce Johnson), a gifted surgeon in despair over losing the use of his hands after a car accident. Hoping to find a cure to his ailment, Strange travels to Tibet to train in martial arts and magic alongside Mystical Warriors under the instruction of the Ancient One (voice of Michael Yama). To fully embrace his destiny and protect the worlds of magic and reality, Strange must face betrayal, death, and the emergence of Dormammu (voice of Edmund Gilbert), ruler of the Dark Dimension and one of the Ancient One's oldest foes.
|Down and Out in Beverly Hills 1986 R, 103 min.|
Director: Paul Mazursky
Cast: Richard Dreyfuss, Bette Midler, Nick Nolte, Little Richard, Tracy Nelson, Elizabeth Pena, Paul Mazursky, Evan Richards, Valerie Curtin, Barry Primus, Donald F. Muhich, Jack Bruskoff, Irene Tsu, Geraldine Dreyfuss, Michael Yama
What happens when a couple–Dave and Barbara Whiteman (Richard Dreyfuss and Bette Midler)–saves a bum, Jerry Bascin(Nick Nolte), from drowning himself in their massive swimming pool behind their opulent Beverly Hills mansion? You've got the plot of this film. Of course, Barbara is the over-dieted, over-analyzed, over-pampered wife who ends up in bed with the bum, and Dave is the hard working coat hanger manufacturer.
|Indiana Jones and the Temple of Doom 1984 PG, 118 min.|
Genre: Adventure / Action / Thriller
Director: Steven Spielberg
Cast: Harrison Ford, Kate Capshaw, Jonathan Ke Quan, Philip Stone, Amrish Puri, Dan Aykroyd, Roshan Seth, Roy Chiao, David Yip, Ric Young, Philip Tan, Michael Yama, Akio Mitamura
Indiana Jones (Harrison Ford) is back, and this time he is in India to retrieve a magical stone. The sequence of stunts that takes Indiana from a bar in Shanghai to an Indian village provides great movie fare. Happily, the rest of the film continues in the same excellent vein.
|1. Bloodfist V: Human Target (1993)|
aka: Human Target
2. Doctor Strange (2007)
3. Down and Out in Beverly Hills (1986)
4. Indiana Jones and the Temple of Doom (1984)
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