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Slash is without a doubt Romano Kristoff's best starring vehicle. A barely mediocre, completely forgettable Rambo ripoff which is just about on the level with the cheapest 80's Italo jungle epics. Which raises it head and shoulders above the average Silver Star fare and the bulk of Romano Kristoff's filmography.
Of the regular Silver Star All Stars, Ronnie Patterson, Gwendolyn Hung and Mike Monty (in a larger role than usual) are present. Patterson made a short mini-career of having non-roles in films like this, Fireback, Intrusion Cambodia and so forth.
There's nothing particularly distinctive about Slash, except for Gallardo's peculiar infatuation with Mike Monty's bald patch. The film is graced with several scenes of Monty's back and thinning hair talking to Kristoff.
If he had been working either in Italy or the US, Kristoff would probably have ended up having a reasonable low-budget, direct-to-video action career. There were certainly other genre actors as bad/far worse than he was who had far more success than he ever did.
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