Category: Reviews

Shaolin vs Lama (1983)

Shaolin vs Lama (1983)

If you’re in the mood for loads of stunning martial arts action with a generous helping of goofy comedy (hammy English dubbing optional), Shaolin vs Lama belongs right at the top of your Must-See list. Contrary to the title, there is no long-standing enmity between Shaolin Monks and Tibetan Lamas, but by the ...

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Fearless

Fearless

Fearless, by Glen Stanway, charts the history of the Chin Woo Kung Fu style, how it has travelled around the globe and its connections with modern culture.

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Special Forces (2003)

Special Forces (2003)

You first knew the greatness they were capable of when you met Yuri Boyka in “Undisputed 2”. With “Ninja” and “Undisputed 3”, all of your friends had heard you proclaim how blown away you had been by what they were putting out, and by “Ninja II: Shadow of a Tear”, you were ready to start telling random people on the ...

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Kung Fu Killer (2014)

Kung Fu Killer (2014)

"Seven" meets "Enter the Dragon" in this hard-hitting contemporary serial killer thriller set in Hong Kong starring Donnie Yen and directed by Teddy Chen. Trailer (function(d, s, id) { var js, fjs = d.getElementsByTagName(s); if (d.getElementById(id)) return; js = d.createElement(s); js.id = id; js.src = ...

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Bloodsport (1988)

Bloodsport (1988)

A jumping helicopter kick is a maneuver that requires tremendous skill and dedication to pull off, as anyone who can execute the technique will tell you. The same applies to an even greater degree to performing a full chair-to-chair split. It was through Bloodsport that countless people around the world first saw such ...

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The Power Within (2007)

The Power Within (2007)

The Power Within - Shaolin Qi Gong Ba Duan Jing (2007) Shifu Shi Yanzi, Master of the United Kingdom Shaolin Temple, demonstrates Shaolin Qi Gong techniques. Ba Duan Jing is made up of eight movements to improve muscles, tendons and aid the flow of “Qi” (life force or energy also known as “prana” in the yogic world). ...

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My Stunts (1999)

My Stunts (1999)

Documentary looking at Jackie Chan’s particular style of action and how he performs his stunts. Trailer http://youtu.be/osI6IzWSFUg Cast Obviously, Jackie Chan is the main attraction here. Although they are not named, The Jackie Chan Stunt Team get a lot of coverage here. Fans will recognise familiar faces from ...

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Brotherhood of the Wolf (2001)

Brotherhood of the Wolf (2001)

"French Historical Drama Martial Arts Monster Movie" is as unusual a genre combo as you're likely to stumble across in your Netflix queue any time soon, but if you did, you can count on "Brotherhood of the Wolf" ("Le Pact Des Loups") being in there. Director Christophe Gans trades such mundane trivialities as "facts" ...

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Kung-fu Kingdom