Jean-Claude Van Damme

Double Impact

‘Double Impact’ Kicked Off the Evolution of Jean-Claude Van Damme


While the film ultimately didn’t change people’s perception of the actor, it showed that there was more to him than martial arts.

Kickboxer Retaliation

Dimitri Logothetis on Pitting Jean-Claude Van Damme Against Mike Tyson in ‘Kickboxer: Retaliation’


On the eve of shooting his third entry in the Kickboxer franchise, director Dimitri Logothetis, chats with us on the many splendors of martial arts cinema.

No Retreat, No Surrender

An Oral History of One of the 80s Most Underrated Action Movies


Cold War fever, the ghost of Bruce Lee, and the debut of JCVD. No Retreat, No Surrender is a special kind of action movie.