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Action Hero of the Week: Kung Fury

Getting bitten by a cobra while getting struck by lightning, Miami cop Kung Fury gained all the knowledge of Kung Fu and uses his new power to fight evil, like Hitler.
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EA Commentary: Enter the Ninja

For June’s Movie of the Month, the ninja clan of Zach, Chris, Chris Ali and Ryan checked out the 80’s ninja movie that kickstarted all 80’s ninja movies, Enter the Ninja
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Movie of the Month: Enter the Ninja

We’re watching the original 80’s ninja classic for our Movie of the Month for June, Enter the Ninja, starring Django himself, Franco Nero and ninja movie legend, Sho Kosugi.
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Action Hero of the Week: Gibson Rickenbacker

In the post-apocalyptic future, JCVD is Gibson Rickenbacker, a “slinger” who takes on a mission to get a cyborg woman to safety but Fender Tremolo and his band of pirates stand in his way.
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Musical Montage: Peter Cetera “Glory of Love”

Originally created as the end theme for Rocky IV, Peter Cetera’s Glory of Love was moved over to Karate Kid, Part II to highlight the budding romance between Daniel and Kumiko, whom Daniel-san meets in Japan when he goes there with Miyagi.
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Musical Montage: Michael Sembello

Best known for the song “Maniac” from the Flashdance soundtrack, Michael Sembello contributed to a bunch of other 80’s soundtracks, including Gremlins and Monster Squad.
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Musical Montage: Friday the 13th Part VI: Jason Lives

After a few movies of pretenders to the hockey mask, Jason Voorhees returned and, to celebrate, Alice Cooper was brought in to contribute the song “He’s Back (The Man Behind the Mask) along with two other songs to the movie’s soundtrack.
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