The Expendables. It’s hard to believe it’s real: Bruce Willis, Sylvester Stallone, Arnold Schwarzenegger, Dolph Lundgren, Jet Li, Mickey Rourke, Jason Statham, Stone Cold Steve Austin and, presumably, drug lords are explodable and exploded.
Symbol. It’s a metaphysical, lucha-loving film by Hitoshi Matsumoto. It’s especially funny if you’ve seen art films with a someone sitting in a plain white room.
It’s hard to know where the art starts and ends in this story about the in-fighting in the wrestling cabaret stylings of Seattle Semi-Pro Wrestling. “It’s a bunch of grown men and women in costumes pretending to be professional wrestlers. It is to wrestling as ‘West Side Story’ […]
A wrestler-fairy? A nerd-werewolf? A caveman-pirate? All these and more in Creebobby’s second Archetype Times Table.
Curious about lucha movies but don’t know where to start? Todd from Die, Danger, Die, Die, Kill! is here to help out with good movies starring Santo (here and here), good movies with no Santo and some Santo movies “likely to make you want to tear out your […]
“Struck by the resonances between professional wrestling and comics” at Occasional Superheroine. Mixed Martial Arts vs. “the sweet science of bruising” at Salon.