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Badass Action in Mind and Body is the Journey


Why the Warrior?

The greatest fight you will ever have is inside your own head. Mindset is key. Yet we act in an outside world to seek opportunities, adventure, comrades-in-arms and a fulfilling and authentic life. At the same time, we inspire and find great inspiration in films that are Epic like "Gladiator" or dangerous like "The Great Raid" or "Saving Private Ryan".

This section is about Badassery in real life and in films so you might find Martial Arts, Movies, Fool Stunts and more. Oh, weapons and World War II.

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Die Hard (1988)

November 02, 20231 min read

“Come out to the coast, we’ll get together, have a few laughs….” NYPD officer John McClane just happens to find himself at his estranged wife’s Christmas party in a Los Angeles skyscraper when terrorists take over the building. What comes next is a cat-and-mouse game that utilizes the limitations of a single, contained locale to incredible effect. It would also help Bruce Willis make the jump from TV wisecracker to tough-guy movie star, firmly establish John McTiernan as a first-rate action director and become such a successful concept that it gave birth to a million “Die Hard but on a [fill in the blank]” pitches. Yippee-ki-yay, motherfucker!

Die Hard with Bruce Willis

Die Hard
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Michael Mandaville

Michael is a writer, filmmaker and dedicated World War II historian who studies martial arts, action films and is learning more about VFX every single darn day. Oh and a Scholar Warrior

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