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Van Dammage Report: Sudden Death

Jean-Claude dies hard in a hockey rink. Penguins mascot pays the price.

Movie review: Furious 7

Our resident Fast & Furious expert, Stew Smith, offers up his review of the latest installment.

Van Dammage Report: Street Fighter

Stew looks back at the film that was the genesis of his Van Damme fandom.

Better Late Than Never: The Exorcist

We make Stew watch the Exorcist for the first time, and he writes about the experience.

Van Dammage Report: Timecop

I kind of feel bad for Timecop. Whatever came after Hard Target was always going to

Adapt This Now: Metal Gear Solid

Chris Hemsworth headlines Stew's dream cast.

Van Dammage Report: Hard Target

Hard Target is a special movie. Now, most of you are either rolling your eyes or

Adapt This Now: James Robinson’s Starman

Not every great story has yet beenĀ turnedĀ into a TV series or movie. Adapt This Now is

Van Dammage Report: Nowhere to Run

A movie like Nowhere to Run tests the dedication I have to this column, at least

Van Dammage Report: Universal Soldier

All of Jean-Claude Van Damme’s films thus far have been smaller affairs, little soirees that often

Van Dammage Report: Double Impact

Now this is more like it. While Jean-Claude Van Damme’s earliest years on the silver screen

Van Dammage Report Special Edition:
That new GoDaddy commercial

We interrupt our chronological examination of the works of Jean-Claude Van Damme to bring you this

Van Dammage Report: Death Warrant

So. Death Warrant. It’s been about two months since I last posted a new Report, but

Van Dammage Report: Lionheart

Lionheart is a film that many Jean-Claude Van Damme fans often cite as one of his

Ride or Die: Gauging the Fast & Furious Franchise, Part 3

When the lights go down and Furious 6 roars to life in theaters this weekend, audiences

Ride or Die: Gauging the Fast & Furious Franchise, Part 2

In the intro to part one of this retrospective, I stated that the Fast & Furious

Ride or Die: Gauging the Fast & Furious Franchise, Part 1

Stew re-examines the first two Fast & Furious movies.

Van Dammage Report: Kickboxer

Kickboxer might be the quintessential Jean-Claude Van Damme movie. He’s got other films that are more