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Interview with The Edmunds Sistas

Interview with The Edmunds Sistas

They're young, confident, successful and living the life of their dreams! This talented dynamic duo, sisters from the United Kingdom, are still only teenagers, but don't let those classic feminine looks fool you. They're serious fighters with all the TAGB credentials (training under the TAGB Taekwondo Federation of ...

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Kane Kosugi takes the lead in “Agent X”!

Kane Kosugi takes the lead in “Agent X”!

Right on the heels of the release of the highly acclaimed "Ninja II: Shadow of a Tear", Kane Kosugi has taken the reins of the leading man in "Agent X". The film marks Kosugi's first lead in a Hollywood film with Brahim Achabbkhe serving as fight choreographer. At present, few other details are available with regard ...

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Drunken Master (1978)

Drunken Master (1978)

How, exactly, does one approach the question, "What's your favorite Jackie Chan movie?" For most action heroes, it's relatively easy to narrow down your two or three personal favorites. Not so with Jackie Chan, but then, would you expect it to be so? This a man whose resume includes the "Armour of God" films, the ...

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Sir Run Run Shaw dies at 106.

Sir Run Run Shaw dies at 106.

On January 7th, 2014, the martial arts world bid farewell to Hong Kong producer and philanthropist Sir Run Run Shaw. A well-known and respected name both in the world of martial arts movie fandom and Asia as a whole, Shaw was a keen philanthropist who donated billions of dollars to various charities, hospitals and ...

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The 36th Chamber of Shaolin (1978)

The 36th Chamber of Shaolin (1978)

Beware! This review contains spoilers! Gordon Liu (Liu Chia-Hui) stars in what many kung-fu movie fans agree on being the greatest martial arts movie ever made –1978 classic, The 36th Chamber of Shaolin. Here, we take a look at what the Shaw Brothers created! Cast Gordon Liu plays Liu Yu-De, an impressionable young ...

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Crouching Tiger, Hidden Dragon (2000)

Crouching Tiger, Hidden Dragon (2000)

What can we say about "Crouching Tiger, Hidden Dragon" that hasn't already been said? For millions in the Western world, it is the film that introduced them to the sub-genre of martial arts films known as wuxia - martial chivalry. Coupled with the popularity of "The Matrix" released the previous year, the film would ...

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Hapkido (1972)

Hapkido (1972)

Hapkido Front Cover We take a look at a comparatively rare movie that has largely gone unnoticed in the canon of action movies, it’s one of those hidden gems with an air of mystique surrounding it… Cast Sammo Hung, Jackie Chan, Yuen Biao, Grand Master Ji Han Jae, Carter Wong, Angela Miao and Whang Ing-Sik ...

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Police Story 2 (1988)

Police Story 2 (1988)

by guest contributor Volcan Kacar Dedicated cop, upholder of the law and protector of the citizens, no it is not Judge Dredd it’s Jackie Chan for the second time as Sergeant Chan Ka Kui. Our favourite Hong Kong tough guy super cop is back again fending off the villains from the 1985 squeal Police Story, and at ...

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Legend of The Red Dragon (1994)

Legend of The Red Dragon (1994)

Beware! This review contains spoilers! Legend of the Red Dragon (more fittingly known as Hung Hei-Koon: Shaolin's Five Founders, Legend of the Future Shaolin, or The New Legend of Shaolin) is a rather tongue-in-cheek, light-hearted affair showcasing Hung Hei-Kwun's (Jet Li) exploits as a rebel against the Qing ...

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Black Dynamite (2009)

Black Dynamite (2009)

What in the world happened to spoof movies to make them such unmitigated garbage?! Long gone are the days where "Airplane", "Space Balls", and "Young Frankenstein" set the bar for spoof comedy. Today, the terms "spoof" or "parody" are far more synonymous with "Disaster Movie", "A Haunted House", and the increasingly ...

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FunFriday – Fighting with a broken leg!

FunFriday – Fighting with a broken leg!

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Trhb2JfCnlc On December 28th, 2013, the rematch between Anderson "Spider" Silva and Chris Weidman at UFC 168 brought into clear, sharp focus the true destructive power of martial arts when Silva seemingly liquefied his shin after his low roundhouse kick was blocked by Weidman's leg. ...

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