Notes

For Jean-Claude on his 50th Birthday

Mubi has a lovely, thoughtful post on Jean-Claude van Damme in honor of his 50th birthday. ” But what does that make of an action-star-inverse like Van Damme, who’s
at his most interesting when he’s at his most vulnerable and who does
not, unlike Stallone or Willis, wield that vulnerability as a weapon,
but presents it as what it is—frailty?”

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