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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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Tony Jaa gears up for “Skin Trade”.

Tony Jaa gears up for “Skin Trade”.

Tony Jaa returned to Thailand earlier this month to prepare his next upcoming martial arts thriller, "Skin Trade". Jaa began prepping the film after his Hollywood debut "Fast and Furious 7" was put on indefinite hold following the tragic death of Paul Walker in November. The film will mark Jaa's second collaboration ...

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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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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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Interview with Lauren Okadigbo

Interview with Lauren Okadigbo

Lauren in cool repose... (Copyright Fearful Symmetry Productions 2013) Recently, at KFK we've witnessed a flurry of rather talented, charismatic and seriously dedicated martial arts femmes beginning to emerge and spring into the light of the silver-screen. They're in growing demand for opportunities encompassing all ...

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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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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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The Raid: Redemption (2011)

The Raid: Redemption (2011)

The Raid is a no nonsense entry into the martial arts action film canon. Surgically paced, frenetically shot, this film packs punches that will require re-watches to ensure you’ve fully soaked-up all that is on offer. Pencak Silat is the Indonesian martial art on display here combining the self-defence and performance ...

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Interview with Steven Dasz

Interview with Steven Dasz

Kung-fu Kingdom presents an interview with Latin-American born martial artist, stuntman and choreographer Steven Dasz, who has worked and appeared in a combination of over forty short movies, including TV series and a host of other productions. He has met the likes of Robin Shou, worked with Gordon Liu (star of the ...

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Born To Fight (1984)

Born To Fight (1984)

Born to Fight poster Panna Rittikrai stars in one of his most successful movies and arguably his best performance. Initially released way back in 1984, we journey back to a time when Tony Jaa's master was wowing audiences all over Thailand! Cast Panna Rittikrai stars as Tong, a retired cop. Here in this movie, ...

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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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