TURKISH STAR WARS. THE TRUE STORY.

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The Turkish Magnificent Seven

Outlaws of the Wild East. Further Reading: Broughton, Lee. “Captain Swing the Fearless: A ...

Hong Kong’s Dime-Store RoboCop

When Hong Kong hack factory Filmark wasn’t splicing Caucasian ninjas into their existing library of movies, they were looking for ...

Long-Lost 35mm Print of Cult Film “Turkish Star Wars” Rediscovered

CHAMPAIGN, IL – 07/07/2016 – The sole surviving 35mm print of the bizarre 1982 Turkish cult film “The Man Who ...

The Turkish Tarzan

There was no way Sabahattin & Kunt Tulgar could afford to make Tarzan movies. Here’s how they did it anyway. ...

Chinese Kaiju & Kickboxers from Hell

Back in the ’80s Hong Kong producer Joseph Lai would “freshen up” old Asian movies for the Western market by ...

Deja View Featured in Esquire Magazine

This May I had the honor of traveling to Istanbul, as a guest of Aztek Film, to meet and interview ...

Turkish James Bond

Global competition, cultural imperialism, and sexy panties. Further Reading: Allison, Keith. “Golden Boy.” Teleport ...

Russia’s Identical Remake of Commando

Is Communism responsible? Or am I Putin you on? Further Reading: Barber, Tony. “But ...

The Turkish Remake of Psycho (Is a Musical!)

What “Birdemic” is to “The Birds,” this movie is to “Psycho.” Proof that everybody should take a, uh, stab at ...

Rambu! The Indonesian Rambo

What does Rambo have in common with Batman and Spider-Man? Besides an animated series, that is. ...