Latest Posts

Happy Birthday Mark Dacascos!

Happy Birthday Mark Dacascos!

Happy Birthday Mark Dacascos!  Born on this day in Hawaii 1964, Mark turns 50 today! Between the ages of 7 and 18 he had won numerous karate and kung-fu championships.  A talented martial artist, Mark is also an actor and television personality having competed in Dancing with the Stars and appearing as "The ...

READ MORE +

Game of Death (1978)

Game of Death (1978)

I was asked to review a movie of my choice. I decided to write a review on my favourite martial arts movie. But, before I get messages from fanboys about "Fist of Fury is the best", let me tell you why I make such a statement. Cast Dean Jagger as criminal mastermind Dr. Land, Sammo Hung as fighter Lo Chen, Bruce ...

READ MORE +

Knockabout (1979)

Knockabout (1979)

Sammo Hung directs and choreographs a movie in which he originally was to be the main star. We look at how then new-comers to the Hong Kong action scene, Yuen Biao and Leung Kar-yan, got their starts in the industry. Cast Sammo Hung plays a beggar with no name, who is neither everyone's fool! Yuen Biao stars in his ...

READ MORE +

Fist of Fury (1972)

Fist of Fury (1972)

On the heels of his star-making appearance in "The Big Boss", the legendary Bruce Lee solidified himself as the undisputed king of kung fu with "Fist of Fury". Portraying the role of Chen Zhen, a fictionalized student of Jing Wu Men founder, Hou Yuanjia. The film marked the second time Lee had assumed leading man ...

READ MORE +

Happy Birthday Corey Yuen!

Happy Birthday Corey Yuen!

Born on this day in 1951, Corey Yuen is 63 today! If his name is not overly familiar to you, then his cohorts would be; Corey was born in Hong Kong and was one of Jackie Chan, Sammo Hung and Yuen Biao's best friends during their time at the China Drama Academy Peking Opera School. He's mainly known as an action ...

READ MORE +
Kung-fu Kingdom