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The Transporter (2002)

The Transporter (2002)

Eight years before knife wielding Lee Christmas (Expendables), there was driver extraordinaire, Frank Martin. Jason Statham makes his debut as a protagonist and rising action star in this 2002 fast, furious and fight-tastic film. Trailer http://youtu.be/0poXFSvX0_4 CAST Jason Statham plays the star role of Frank ...

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The Glimmer Man (1996)

The Glimmer Man (1996)

Steven Seagal’s ninth feature film marked something of a departure from his previous work, cast as one half of a detective partnership in a buddy-cop thriller and a storyline with echoes of David Fincher’s ‘Se7en’. It wasn’t the box office success of "Under Siege" (barely recovering its estimated $45,000 budget) which ...

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The Legend of Korra – Book Two: Spirits

The Legend of Korra – Book Two: Spirits

After a fantastic first season, “The Legend of Korra” returns for the second book of its four part saga, and continues to match the greatness of its predecessor series “Avatar: The Last Airbender”. The stunning animation, masterful storytelling, and incredible bending action is all in top form here, but easily the ...

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Kung Fu Jungle London premiere!

Kung Fu Jungle London premiere!

The anticipation is high for Donnie Yen's upcoming martial arts thriller "Kung Fu Jungle", especially after recent online debut of the latest trailer for the film. However, if you're in London next month, congratulations - you'll have the opportunity to see the film's official premiere ahead of the film's release in ...

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Tapped Out (2014)

Tapped Out (2014)

Chances are, you're going into "Tapped Out" expecting the film to hit the ground running. It's generally expected for MMA-themed fight films to assault the viewer with non-stop action as soon as the opening credits finish rolling. But in the case of "Tapped Out", you're only half right. With a cast composed primarily ...

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Interview with Akira Koieyama

Interview with Akira Koieyama

Now we're ready to kickstart our exclusive series of interviews with the cast of Street Fighter: Assassin's Fist!  First up is our interview with Akira Koieyama, a famed Japanese actor who played Master Gouken, Ken and Ryu's wise teacher.  A veteran of the movie industry for over two decades he has appeared in such ...

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Interview with Silvio Simac, Part 2

Interview with Silvio Simac, Part 2

In part two of our extensive interview with Silvio Simac, he goes into a lot more depth and detail, candidly talking about training, nutrition and more as we uncover what really makes him tick. If you missed part one from yesterday you can read it here. Before we get started, here's a little warm-up video for you! ...

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Never Back Down 2: The Beatdown (2011)

Never Back Down 2: The Beatdown (2011)

The burgeoning popularity of MMA has spilled over into the world of martial arts action movies. The results have been, no pun intended, a mixed bag - for every instant classic the sub genre has produced ("Flash Point", "Undisputed II: Last Man Standing", "Undisputed III: Redemption") there seems to be at least one ...

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Haywire (2011)

Haywire (2011)

"Haywire" is a film about a women's MMA champion who beats the skittles out of men twice her size for an hour and a half. That's all you need to know going in, and it's all you will know coming out. The film marks the first lead for MMA virtuoso Gina Carano, and it is the type of action film with no loftier ...

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Fist of Legend (1994)

Fist of Legend (1994)

Beware! This review contains spoilers! Fist of Legend is Hong Kong martial arts cinema at its finest. This gem from 1994 is a remake of the classic Fist of Fury, starring the unsurpassable Bruce Lee. However, Jet Li does the mythical figure of Chen Zhen more than justice, putting on a ferocious and unforgiving ...

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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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