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The Young Master (1980)

The Young Master (1980)

by guest contributor James John The Young Master Any true Jackie Chan fan should see this film, not only because it’s early, raw, prime Jackie, it is also a situation action-comedy. First off, the fights scenes are all very good and you will laugh out loud in various parts of the film. “The Young Master” ...

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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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Armour of God (1986)

Armour of God (1986)

by guest contributor James John Armour of God First off, Jackie Chan in this film does a good job being, well, Jackie Chan! By 1986 he was a global superstar, 32 years old and still in his physical prime. He was a Cantonese Buster Keaton, all visual, even the gags, that is why he was able to crack the language ...

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Scorpion King (1992)

Scorpion King (1992)

Scorpion King Sammo Hung has produced a movie here (also known as Operation Scorpio) that has been hailed as a classic! We venture into a territory that is not only unusual, but also pretty refreshing and noteworthy! Cast Chin Kar-Lok plays the dreamer Yuk-su, new comer Won Jin plays the scorpion king, Sonny. ...

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Interview with David Sepulveda Low

Interview with David Sepulveda Low

A modern-day ninja... Ever wondered about those mysterious, stealthy, light-footed warriors called Ninjas? Having trained in Spain and Japan, we now get a glimpse into the life of a rather unusual and distinctive martial artist: David Sepulveda Low. He possesses a notable wealth of martial experience; a sustained, ...

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Tom-Yum-Goong (2005)

Tom-Yum-Goong (2005)

Tom-Yum-Goong is the original name of the film, whilst Warrior King is the UK name; it's also known in the US as The Protector. This is Jaa's second movie in a starring role, after the international success of his first movie - the legendary Ong-Bak. Cast Tony Jaa plays Kham, a good natured man who loves his pet ...

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Dragons Forever (1988)

Dragons Forever (1988)

Dragons Forever DVD cover Hailed as one of the greatest Hong Kong action movies not just of the eighties, but of all time. We observe the last time the terrific trio worked together on a major, highly successful movie project. Cast Jackie Chan, Sammo Hung, and Yuen Biao all star in this blockbuster movie. ...

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Kill ‘Em All (2012)

Kill ‘Em All (2012)

Kill 'Em All poster Kill ‘Em All is a propulsive and entertaining beat-'em-up romp that's essentially a mash-up of Cube and Saw with a dash of Mortal Kombat thrown in for good measure. Directed by Raimund Huber, the man behind the similarly exhilarating Bangkok Adrenaline, Kill 'Em All concerns a seemingly random ...

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Kiss of the Dragon (2001)

Kiss of the Dragon (2001)

Beware! This review contains spoilers! Jet Li's films are usually hard-edged, ultraviolent affairs offering adult film-goers an invigorating shot of adrenaline. 2001's Kiss Of The Dragon is no different. In the mouth of martial arts megastar Li, a polite request like, "I would very much appreciate it if you don't ...

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Police Story (1985)

Police Story (1985)

Police Story (1985) DVD cover “He thinks he’s John Wayne.” First off, this highly ambitious Jackie Chan directed and starred 1985 Golden Harvest Studios classic is not only a great martial arts movie it is actually a great action movie period. You can argue that he hit his peak with this one because it is absolutely ...

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Blood and Bone (2009)

Blood and Bone (2009)

Blood & Bone DVD cover Blood and Bone is a 2009 American direct-to-DVD martial arts movie, but unlike its many wayward DTV brethren, Ben Ramsay’s street fighting salute to Sergio Leone’s The Good, the Bad and the Ugly is a refreshingly decent effort. Featuring the ever-capable and highly underrated action star, ...

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