He-Man Hair and Stolen Swords

Hold on to your ancestral daisho, because The Challenge (1982) is the Greatest Movie EVER!

Click on the movie poster or the title above to download our review of the film, featuring the Internet’s Oli “ShinInvidNinja” Bulmer.

Review in a Nutshell: A pulpy action film with an unusual amount of talent behind it, The Challenge (1982) is ultimately more violent and ambivalent and less Orientalist than other examples of “gaijin-sploitation” from the same time period.