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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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Interview with Scott Adkins, Part 2

Interview with Scott Adkins, Part 2

For Ninja II: Shadow of a Tear, we've been hearing comments from people all over the world who have been moved beyond their usual depths at the sheer spirit, energy and dedication of the people that made the film possible, it's widely celebrated as being the best action movie of the year by far. If you're an action ...

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Interview with Scott Adkins, Part 1

Interview with Scott Adkins, Part 1

Happy New Year 2014! With Ninja II: Shadow of a Tear just having been released yesterday we realised our Ninja-searching efforts were coming to a close, and our covert task in the jungle dojo complete, well…almost! We felt there was something missing, so mustering all our Ninja-fu we continued to explore going out on ...

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Interview with Isaac Florentine

Interview with Isaac Florentine

Continuing with our Ninja 2uesday look behind the scenes with the cast and crew of Ninja II, we were still scoping the jungle depths of stealth when we heard a commanding voice, someone responsible for the actions of all these Ninjas, director Isaac Florentine! He’s the visionary behind putting some of the best ...

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Interview with Kane Kosugi

Interview with Kane Kosugi

With the release of Ninja II: Shadow of a Tear getting closer, we crept on through the night (while everyone else was sleeping) into the undergrowth continuing on our quest of the Ninja. Our earnest wanderings paid off when we were pleasantly surprised to discover another hidden member of the cast!  We managed to ...

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Interview with Tim Man

Interview with Tim Man

With the release of Ninja II: Shadow of a Tear just around the corner we've been venturing further into Ninja-territory with a great interview with none other than the film's fight choreographer Tim Man, who plays Myat, henchman to the evil drugs cartel boss, Goro. (In case you missed it, see our interview with action ...

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Interview with Jawed El Berni

Interview with Jawed El Berni

With Ninja II: Shadow of a Tear being released in just a few days time and it being one of the most anticipated action/martial arts movies of the year, we just had to find out a little bit more about the people who made it happen! One of them, Jawed El Berni, plays the character Lucas in the movie and using our ...

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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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Once Upon A Time In Shanghai coming January 8th!

Once Upon A Time In Shanghai coming January 8th!

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=l3BuiQ4J71A. It's been a long time coming, but director Wong Ching-Po's upcoming martial arts period film "Once Upon A Time In Shanghai" has at last been given a release date of January 8, 2014. The film is a modernization of the Shaw Brothers film "The Boxer from Shantung" with Chen ...

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The Secret Rivals: Enter the Silver Fox (1976)

The Secret Rivals: Enter the Silver Fox (1976)

Secret Rivals A more fitting title for “The Secret Rivals” might have “Battle of the Kicking Machines”. In one fell swoop, this is the film that simultaneously launched the careers of two of Hong Kong’s most notorious masters of leg combat – John Liu and Hwang Jang-Lee, and at the same time, shot their fellow ...

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