Category: Movies

Ninja II: Shadow of a Tear (2013)

Ninja II: Shadow of a Tear (2013)

The fourth collaboration between Scott Adkins and Isaac Florentine, "Ninja" was released in 2010, and many who saw the film expressed a certain degree of dissatisfaction - including Adkins and Florentine themselves. The film marked the first time Adkins took on a leading man role, and though he handled the task with ...

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Project A (1983)

Project A (1983)

by guest contributor Simon Rogg “Project A” is an action-comedy masterpiece stuffed to the gills with stunts and set-pieces galore! Directed by and starring Jackie Chan alongside his childhood, Peking Opera ‘brothers’, Sammo Hung and Yuen Biao, it’s a period adventure set in early twentieth century Hong Kong and ...

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Fearless (2006)

Fearless (2006)

by guest contributor Volcan Kacar This brilliant martial arts film not only loosely tells the story of Huo Yuanjia, the marital artist who not only saved China from Western foreign imperialism and the Empire of Japan but protected the nation’s honour. In the final years of the Qing Dynasty at their weakest ...

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Who Am I? (1998)

Who Am I? (1998)

by guest contributor Volcan Kacar An elite special commando ops team head to a South African jungle to kidnap a group of scientists who are working on a new type of natural compound. A fraction of this natural material has sufficient energy to power a town and has the explosive energy of a nuclear weapon. Upon ...

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Training/Instructional DVD, created by Ron Smoorenburg

Training/Instructional DVD, created by Ron Smoorenburg

"Take it easy. We've got plenty of time!" taunts the limber and agile henchman whilst taking a quick breather from his duel with Jackie Chan, the bottom of his right foot facing directly towards the sky as he casually stands with his legs in a perfect split. For millions of people around the world, this was their ...

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Hitman in the Hand of Buddha (1981)

Hitman in the Hand of Buddha (1981)

Hitman in the Hand of Buddha tells the story of a country bumpkin who moves to the city to visit his sister and brother in law befriending a local conman on the way. When he discovers that his brother in law is being a bad husband he decides to stick around and help straighten out his problems. What follows is a ...

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Ong-Bak (2003)

Ong-Bak (2003)

The year 2003 heralded a new era of action star as Tony Jaa exploded onto the scene in Ong Bak – The Thai Warrior. The now 37-year-old, may be new to Hollywood but had been working as a stuntman under the tutelage of legendary action-director Panna Rittikrai for years. Amongst a proficiency in Thai Boxing, Jaa also ...

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Kickboxer (1989)

Kickboxer (1989)

Kickboxer DVD cover Beware! This review contains spoilers! Hang on to your seats folks, because The Muscles From Brussels goes full-on Thai in this 1989 martial arts adventure, with the Belgian actor studying the fundamentals of Muay Thai, the national sport of Thailand. In its time, Kickboxer surveyed unchartered ...

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Twinkle Twinkle Lucky Stars (1985)

Twinkle Twinkle Lucky Stars (1985)

Twinkle Twinkle Lucky Stars The cheeky chaps make a return in the final installment of the Lucky Stars series, with a few new faces. How will this fair against its predecessor? Cast All the cast from Lucky Stars return, although for some reason Herb only makes an appearance and is replaced by Michael Miu ...

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King Of The Kickboxers (1990)

King Of The Kickboxers (1990)

by guest contributor Saj Meister John King of the Kickboxers Beware, this review contains spoilers! King Of The Kickboxers is a 1990’s martial arts cult classic! Many fans of the genre will know it –that it was released only a year after the more popular Van Damme starred, Kickboxer (1989). Fans of Van Damme ...

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Fighting Fish (2012)

Fighting Fish (2012)

Fighting Fish Don't let the title fool you; this isn't a sequel to "Finding Nemo" or some other animated film about anthropomorphized aquatic creatures! It's the given name of a seedy underground fighting ring in the heart of Bangkok where anything goes and the loser never makes it home alive. Stuntman Jawed ...

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The Kick (2011)

The Kick (2011)

The Kick How often does a movie title have the courtesy to be so perfectly descriptive of the content of the film it's attached to without spoiling anything for the prospective audience? (Way to give away the ending, "Ernest Saves Christmas"!) Pracha Pinkeaw's "The Kick" does just that for the viewer - the title ...

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Kung-fu Kingdom