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Schwarzenegger and Knives: A Long Relationship

22. July 2009

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Schwarzenegger and Knives:  A Long Relationship

The Governator is back in the headlines and it has nothing to do with a cameo in an upcoming movie or for a sequel to Commando. No, it has to do with a video he posted on Twitter where he is seen holding a knife while talking about budget cuts and solutions to get California out of the huge financial mess they are in.

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Flashback: Call to Action Movie Buffs

19. June 2009

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Flashback:  Call to Action Movie Buffs

Today's Flashback epic takes us back to the infancy of the LAH: The Fall of 2004 when Joe and DRock talked about their rating system. While some of the ratings may have changed since then (Joe's craptacular movies now receive Richard Geres), the true spirit of their meanings remain. Joe and DRock both discuss the initial reasons why they chose Seagal and Van Damme for good movies and Lou Diamond Phillips and Dolph Lundgrens for bad movies.

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The Ripon Reaper

7. June 2009

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The Ripon Reaper

What do you get when you combine a fed up elderly man with a gun, a 23-year old burglar and a 911 call for the ages? You get one awesome emotional beatdown. Check out the tale of a 68-year old Ripon homeowner's encounter with a burglar at his home in our first installment of Real Life Action Heroes.

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Flashback: LAH talk chicks, diaper rash

22. May 2009

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Flashback: LAH talk chicks, diaper rash

This week's "Flashback Friday" column comes to us straight out of late 2006, when DRock and Goat sifted through letters from thousands of rabid LAH fans. The dynamic duo not only answered critiques from female readers who felt the column was too male-centric, but also looked into potential connections between JCVD and butt paste.

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Flashback: ‘Tango & Cash’ is money

14. May 2009

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Flashback: ‘Tango & Cash’ is money

This week Goat and DRock are taking the "Flashback Friday" machine all the way back to 1989 — when Sly Stallone and Kurt Russel teamed up to take down the likes of Clint Howard and Jack Palance. Between debating the artistic and ass-kicking merits of the titular characters, the Last Action Heroes manage to crank out a review of this classic buddy cop flick.

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Flashback: Action heroism requires huge characters, muscles

8. May 2009

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Much has been made of the eternal struggle between professional wrestlers and mysterious foreigners. In this edition of "Flashback Fridays," Goat and DRock debate the strengths and weaknesses of both groups as it relates to the action world. Is JCVD truly superior to Hulk Hogan? Could The Rock lay to smack down on Seagal? There's only one way to find out...

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Flashback: Action law reigns supreme. Period.

1. May 2009

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The latest entry of "Flashback Fridays," takes us all the way back to September of '06. Goat and DRock formed an elite team of action experts and, after much debate, put into place the first four action laws.

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Flashback: Humanitarians, rappers have no place in action genre

24. April 2009

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From here on out, every Friday will be “Flashback Fridays” where we pull out a vintage LAH column and bring it to life on the Internets.  Today, we bring to you the Spring 2005 Registration Issue of LAH.  Joe and DRock teamed up to review two awful action movies in “Full Clip” and “Strike Force.” […]

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Crank: High Voltage

17. April 2009

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If there is an heir apparent to the action throne then it’s probably Jason Statham.  The movies this guy stars in embody everything the movies that Van Damme, Seagal and Schwarzenegger stood for in their prime.  Bad one-liners, horrible acting, insane plots–his movies have it all.  “Crank: High Voltage” was no different. It might be […]

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