This week on Alcohollywood, we head down Bourbon Street to bust some man-hunters with Jean-Claude Van Damme with our review and drinking game for 1993’s Hard Target! This film was acclaimed action director John Woo’s American debut, and all the slow-motion birds and guns-akimbo dives make this bayou blitzkrieg an incredible piece of ’90s cheese.
Don’t forget Lance Henriksen wearing an all-black trenchcoat (just ’cause it’s cool) in the New Orleans summer, JCVD’s incredible Jheri-curled mullet, and Wilford Brimley playing some sort of Cajun Super Mario, riding away on a horse in slow motion from an exploding barn.
Hard Target is currently available to watch instantly on Netflix!
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THIS EPISODE’S DRINK: Snake Punch
2 parts Southern Comfort
1 part peach schnapps
2 parts apple juice
1 part ginger ale
Combine in glass; stir.
DRINKING RULES FOR HARD TARGET:
- Every slow-motion shot
- Motorcycles and motorcycle stunts
- Any time you see an arrow or a character uses one
FINISH YOUR DRINK WHEN:
Chance Boudreaux (Jean-Claude Van Damme) says “Hunting season….is OVER.”
Join us next week as our hearts go on to the James Cameron blockbuster Titanic, just in time for its 3D re-release!
ANNOUNCEMENT: Alcohollywood is celebrating the impending superhero marketing event The Avengers with Marvel Month! All through April, we’re reviewing/making drinking games for the five Marvel superhero movies that serve as 2-hour trailers for this upcoming summer blockbuster, starting with our Iron Man 1/2 double feature. Stay tuned, loyal fans, and excelsior!
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