Director Kazuhiko Yamaguchi Writers Masahiro Kakefuda, Norifumi Suzuki
Cast “Sue”/Etsuko Shihomi (Tina Long), Sonny Chiba (Sonny Kawasaka), Hiroshi Miyauchi (Lee Long), Sanae Obori, Kenji Ohba, Tatsuya Nanjo
Number three in the Street Fighter series sees Sonny Chiba play second banana to “Sister” Street Fighter Etsuko or “Sue” Shihomi, a cute yet ferocious tigress discovered by
Here Sue Shihomi plays Tina Long, an unlikely undercover agent called in to investigate her brother Lee Long’s disppearance. She discovers he’s been captured by a super-villain megalomaniac with a steel claw strapped to his fist trying to out-do Dr Han from Enter The Dragon, whose lair serves as a private zoo for his collection of strangely-outfitted karate killers. Brother Lee, it seems, is now a sad heroin-soaked rag doll used as bait to capture Tina, and thus destroy her protector Sonny Chiba’s karate school forever.
Philippines/USA 1974 colour
aka Dynamite Wong Meets TNT Jackson
Director/Producer Cirio H. Santiago Executive Producer Roger Corman Writers Ken Metcalfe, Dick Miller
Cast “Jeanne”/Jeannie Bell (Diana 'T.N.T.'
The Seventies was the decade the American drive-in market invaded the
In the late Sixties, Santiago cemented a lifetime partnership with Roger Corman, and through his films as producer and director for Corman’s B-film distribution companies, you can almost chart the last thirty years of exploitation: the women in prison genre, Mad Max and Platoon rip-offs, and endless (not to mention ludicrous) variations on the kung fu formulae.
TNT Jackson is one of
Naturally, a low-budget shoot for Corman sometimes means ten, maybe seven days shooting two or three films back to back with next to no money. So if this film looks cheap, it was probably made for less money than you think. Another Corman motto is, “If you’re onto a good thing, beat it to death with a big stick.” And that’s what
What TNT Jackson lacks on the T&A Jackson front, it more than makes up with endless, mindless fight scenes, including one in a Chinese cemetary between TNT and Sid’s white hooker girlfriend Elaine - without sound effects! Enjoyably and unbelievably trashy, and with one of the best death scene endings in kung fu history, we are proud to present a killer from