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First Impressions of Street Fighter Assassin’s Fist

First Impressions of Street Fighter Assassin’s Fist

We were very excited to attend the full screening of Street Fighter Assassin's Fist in London last night. Director, Joey Ansah (who also plays the incredibly imposing character Akuma) gave a short dedicatory speech to the team in attendance who made it all possible and then the film promptly began. It was also ...

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Happy Birthday Yasuaki Kurata!

Happy Birthday Yasuaki Kurata!

Happy Birthday Kurata-san! Today, he's a spritely 67. Yasuaki Kurata is a Japanese actor and martial artist. He is perhaps best known for his battle against Jet Li in Fist of Legend. He's been working in film and television since the early 60's and is still working today! You can read our profile of him here. ...

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Street Fighter Assassin’s Fist teaser arrives!

Street Fighter Assassin’s Fist teaser arrives!

The wait for the Street Fighter Assassin’s Fist just got a little easier to endure! The series’ first teaser trailer has just been released online, and is sure to keep “Street Fighter” fans the world over wide awake for the next two to three days! Back in 2010, Joey Ansah and Christian Howard released their fan film ...

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Scott Adkins at MCM Birmingham Comic Con

Scott Adkins at MCM Birmingham Comic Con

Scott Adkins will be at the MCM Birmingham Comic Con on 22-23 March at the NEC. General tickets cost £10. Priority tickets cost £16. Check out the ticket prices and more information here: http://www.mcmcomiccon.com/birmingham/tickets/ We suspect there'll be a loooooong line of people wanting to have their ...

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The Raid 2 – First Impressions

The Raid 2 – First Impressions

We were fortunate to attend a screening last night of The Raid 2, what else can we say folks, you're in for a riot of mind blowing, symphonic mayhem - (with some extraordinary camera angles!) finely orchestrated by pioneering Welsh director Gareth Evans. Since this is longer than The Raid: Redemption (by a good forty ...

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Insane Fight Club

Insane Fight Club

Last night the BBC aired Insane Fight Club here in the UK, a three part fly-on-the-wall documentary on this new wrestling phenomena with its growing fanbase. Watch the trailer: A group of friends have created a brand new subculture that is taking over the streets of Glasgow. They’ve established their very own ...

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Happy Birthday Dennis Alexio!

Happy Birthday Dennis Alexio!

Happy Birthday to Dennis Alexio who turns 55 today! To most he played Jean-Claude Van Damme's older brother in the classic fight film, Kickboxer, but did you know he was also a professional athlete with a string of successes under his belt? Born and raised in Vacaville, California, growing up he was a standout ...

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Fight choreographer Ju Kun among missing

Fight choreographer Ju Kun among missing

Malaysia Airlines Flight 370 disappeared over Vietnam while en route to Beijing from Kuala Lumpar this past weekend. Among the 227 passengers currently missing is kung fu master, stuntman, and fight choreographer Ju Kun, who was set to serve as assistant fight choreographer alongside Brett Chan for the upcoming ...

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MMA thriller “Tapped Out” coming May 27th!

MMA thriller “Tapped Out” coming May 27th!

The popularity of mixed martial arts has long-since penetrated the realm of martial arts movies, and quality wise, the results have been, no pun intended, a mixed bag.  The efforts of numerous filmmakers have seen the emergence of several instant classics, such as Isaac Florentine's "Undisputed 2" and "Undisputed 3", ...

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Happy Birthday Chuck Norris!

Happy Birthday Chuck Norris!

The legend that is Chuck Norris turns 74 today! For those that don't know, Carlos Ray "Chuck" Norris is an American martial artist and actor. It was whilst stationed in South Korea in 1958 with the US Air Force that he took an interest in Tang Soo Do (tangsudo), which led to the founding of the Chun Kuk Do ...

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Happy Birthday Cynthia Rothrock!

Happy Birthday Cynthia Rothrock!

Cynthia Rothrock turns....57 today, and she still looks incredibly young! She's distinguished herself as the queen of martial arts movies and starred in 45 martial arts/action movies over the past three decades. If that wasn't enough, she's also an incredible influence to many a rising female action star. You can ...

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Street Fighter Assassin’s Fist behind-the-scenes!

Street Fighter Assassin’s Fist behind-the-scenes!

Fans eagerly anticipating "Street Fighter Assassin's Fist", the long-awaited reboot of the "Street Fighter" series severely disappointing cinematic career, have just gotten something to whet their appetite's with! After releasing a Q&A on YouTube with Joey Ansah, who created the series alongside Christian Howard ...

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