Big Guns, Bigger Heroes: The 1980's and the Rise of the Action Film (2012)
25min · Documentary, Short · 20 November 2012
An informative and brief register that shed light on the spectacular rise of action movies in the 1980's; the reasons behind its huge demand in that period; the movies that redefined the genre and the famous action stars who conquered audiences, some critics and the box-office with their larger than life pictures. Directors, actors and historians debate the reasons why audiences embraced the action films in that decade and the importance those films would have in popular culture and in the film industry in the following decades.
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