Trojan Horse Representation? (Best of the Best Commentary)

Per Donovan’s demands, Harry joins him in watching 1989’s martial arts sports film “Best of the Best” starring Eric Roberts, James Earl Jones and Sally Kirkland…or does it? The guys discuss what ended up being a vehicle for Martial Arts Master Phillip Rhee, the dynamics and tension of Korean Americans fighting Koreans, acceptable storytelling losses and risible overacting.

Topics include…

Brother vs. Brother

Eric Roberts’ sweet hair

What is Chris Penn doing in here?

The Legend of Phillip Rhee

Music Included: “Something so Strong” by Jim Capaldi

FURTHER READING:

The Art of Action Episode 16: Phillip Rhee

Profile of Phillip Rhee

Best of the Best 3 Trailer

Next Episode…


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