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The Secret Rivals: Enter the Silver Fox (1976)

The Secret Rivals: Enter the Silver Fox (1976)

Secret Rivals A more fitting title for “The Secret Rivals” might have “Battle of the Kicking Machines”. In one fell swoop, this is the film that simultaneously launched the careers of two of Hong Kong’s most notorious masters of leg combat – John Liu and Hwang Jang-Lee, and at the same time, shot their fellow ...

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Armour of God (1986)

Armour of God (1986)

by guest contributor James John Armour of God First off, Jackie Chan in this film does a good job being, well, Jackie Chan! By 1986 he was a global superstar, 32 years old and still in his physical prime. He was a Cantonese Buster Keaton, all visual, even the gags, that is why he was able to crack the language ...

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Scorpion King (1992)

Scorpion King (1992)

Scorpion King Sammo Hung has produced a movie here (also known as Operation Scorpio) that has been hailed as a classic! We venture into a territory that is not only unusual, but also pretty refreshing and noteworthy! Cast Chin Kar-Lok plays the dreamer Yuk-su, new comer Won Jin plays the scorpion king, Sonny. ...

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Tony Jaa to appear in “Sha Po Lang 2”.

Tony Jaa to appear in “Sha Po Lang 2”.

As 2014 approaches, the coming New Year will see Thai action star Tony Jaa will make his Hollywood and Hong Kong debuts side-by-side. Already hard at work on "Fast and Furious 7", Jaa has just signed on to appear in the upcoming sequel to Donnie Yen's 2005 hit "Sha Po Lang". The film was released in English-speaking ...

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Interview with David Sepulveda Low

Interview with David Sepulveda Low

A modern-day ninja... Ever wondered about those mysterious, stealthy, light-footed warriors called Ninjas? Having trained in Spain and Japan, we now get a glimpse into the life of a rather unusual and distinctive martial artist: David Sepulveda Low. He possesses a notable wealth of martial experience; a sustained, ...

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Tom-Yum-Goong (2005)

Tom-Yum-Goong (2005)

Tom-Yum-Goong is the original name of the film, whilst Warrior King is the UK name; it's also known in the US as The Protector. This is Jaa's second movie in a starring role, after the international success of his first movie - the legendary Ong-Bak. Cast Tony Jaa plays Kham, a good natured man who loves his pet ...

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Trailer for “The Raid 2: Berandal” arrives!

Trailer for “The Raid 2: Berandal” arrives!

It's been a long time coming, but the trailer for The Raid 2 finally arrives! http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=3MuXrN8L9ro Martial arts fans rejoice - the first teaser trailer for the highly anticipated sequel to Gareth Evans "The Raid: Redemption" has arrived online! Set to be theatrically released in the West in ...

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Dragons Forever (1988)

Dragons Forever (1988)

Dragons Forever DVD cover Hailed as one of the greatest Hong Kong action movies not just of the eighties, but of all time. We observe the last time the terrific trio worked together on a major, highly successful movie project. Cast Jackie Chan, Sammo Hung, and Yuen Biao all star in this blockbuster movie. ...

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Chocolate (2008)

Chocolate (2008)

The team behind the earth-breaking martial arts sensation Ong-Bak returns with Chocolate - another Thai, bone-crushing, high-flying, street-sign-balancing, masterly-choreographed-extravaganza with an end scene for the history books! The film is released on DVD and Blu-ray in the UK via Showbox’s Cine-Asia label, and ...

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Eight Diagram Pole Fighter (1984)

Eight Diagram Pole Fighter (1984)

The Eight Diagram Pole Fighter DVD cover Has any cinematic martial arts hero ever been as closely associated with the image of the peaceful, bald warrior monk as Gordon Liu has? Not likely, but who would want it any other way when the role fits him like a glove? Still one of the Shaw Brothers' Studios go-to ...

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