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Revenge of the Ninja (1983)

Revenge of the Ninja (1983)

by guest contributor Daniel Amrani Warning, this review  contains spoilers! Revenge of The Ninja is a 1983 Ninja classic! This film is part of a ninja trilogy. The first one was Enter the Ninja (1981). Revenge of the Ninja (1983) was the second. The trilogy ended with Ninja III: The Domination (1984). I use the ...

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Kill Bill Vol. 2 (2004)

Kill Bill Vol. 2 (2004)

Beware this review contains spoilers! “That woman deserves her revenge, and we deserve to die” Every beginning has an end. The Bride still has two names on her death-list, Budd and Elle Driver, before moving towards her ultimate goal: Kill Bill! Are you ready for the second volume of Tarantino’s exciting saga? Kill ...

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Kill Bill Vol. 1 (2003)

Kill Bill Vol. 1 (2003)

Beware this review contains spoilers! “Revenge is a dish best served cold” If you tremble in front of severed limbs, blood, uncovered heads and inhuman screams, it might be best for you to stay home and watch a Disney movie. But you risk missing the fourth wonder mastodontic work born of the creative, twisted mind ...

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Interview with Cynthia Rothrock, part 2

Interview with Cynthia Rothrock, part 2

Welcome to part two of our interview with the legendary Lady Dragon, Cynthia Rothrock! In part one (read here) we discussed her background, inspirations, movies and screen fights. Here, Cynthia shares further colourful and fascinating insights about her movie career including stunts, training rationale, workouts and ...

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Fun Friday – Master Ken teaches the groin grab!

Fun Friday – Master Ken teaches the groin grab!

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Sr0-ogsa4z4 Whether you're a beginner or a seasoned veteran, everyone with any experience in martial arts is aware that there a certain targets on the body that, if attacked, can cripple the opponent beyond his or her capacity to fight. At the highest end of that spectrum is, of ...

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Natan Levy – MMA Fighter

Natan Levy – MMA Fighter

Natan Levy (a 2nd Dan Uechi Ryu karate student) talks candidly about his decision to leave his beloved dojo in Israel to enter the world of MMA (Mixed Martial Arts). He has trained under the world renowned tutelage of Master Shai Hai (see our exclusive interview with him here) who in turn was trained under one of ...

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Happy Birthday Sonny Chiba!

Happy Birthday Sonny Chiba!

Happy Birthday Chiba-san! The legend is a ripe 75-years old today. Born on this day in 1939 as Sadaho Maeda in Fukuoka, Japan, he went on to act, direct, sing, produce films and practice martial arts.  He currently holds black belts in: Kyokushin Karate: 4th Dan Ninjutsu: 4th Dan Goju-ryu karate: 2nd Dan ...

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“Fast and Furious” director to helm “Shaolin 3D”!

“Fast and Furious” director to helm “Shaolin 3D”!

Justin Lin is certainly a familiar name to action fans, having directed the past four films in the "Fast and Furious" series, taking the franchise to new staggering heights of popularity. Now, Lin is set to dive head first in the martial arts filmmaking with the recently announced "Shaolin 3D". The film, which will ...

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My Lucky Stars (1985)

My Lucky Stars (1985)

The three Peking Opera brothers star in another of their classic group of movies. The second in the Lucky Stars franchise after Winners and Sinners. Filled with hefty doses of gags, genuinely slapstick action and a comedic supporting cast. Here we examine just how good this ensemble cast really is! Cast There is a ...

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Kung-fu Kingdom