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Street Fighter Alpha – The Animation (1999)

Street Fighter Alpha – The Animation (1999)

When the Street Fighter series wants to move into genuinely dark territory, it pulls no punches. "Street Fighter Alpha - The Animation" is some of the best evidence of that you're ever going to find. Treating Ryu as more of an anti-hero than the stoic warrior on an epic journey of self-discovery in "Street Fighter ...

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Full trailer for Yasmine arrives online!

Full trailer for Yasmine arrives online!

Brunei's first major martial arts film, as well its first major film of any genre, "Yasmine" has released its full trailer on YouTube. On top of the aforementioned precedents set by the film, "Yasmine" also marks the debut feature of Brunei's first female director, Siti Kamaluddin. ...

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Last call for Terracotta Far East Film Festival!

Last call for Terracotta Far East Film Festival!

Just a reminder that this weekend will be your last if you want to attend the sixth Terracotta Far East Film Festival where "This years special ‘SPOTLIGHT ON: …’ will focus on the Philippines, an area set to be ‘the next big thing’." The annual film festival began here in London on May 23rd, finishes June 1st and is ...

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Street Fighter: Assassin’s Fist (2014)

Street Fighter: Assassin’s Fist (2014)

In 1994 and 2009, audiences all over the world watched in horror as the "Street Fighter" series, one of the most beloved and enduring video game series ever created, was subjected to the cinematic equivalent of a crucifixion, only to have their faith that the series might someday be done justice in live-action form ...

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Brutal gets a second (brutal) trailer!

Brutal gets a second (brutal) trailer!

Remember that first trailer for the upcoming MMA-thriller "Brutal"? Remember how much it lived up to its name? Well, let's say trailer number two makes that first one look like The Lego Movie. If you're in the presence of children, or have trouble with the sight of blood, you may want to think twice before hitting the ...

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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 Cecily Fay

Interview with Cecily Fay

With "Warrioress", a British, indie martial arts adventure movie released today on DVD, we thought we'd check in with the lead star Cecily Fay who plays the role of the heroine Boudiccu. With an extensive background in dance, she's also a martial arts champion -an exponent of Silat (the style mainly used in "The ...

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The Wrath of Vajra (2013)

The Wrath of Vajra (2013)

Ever since his appearance as Coolie in Stephen Chow's "Kung Fu Hustle", Xing Yu has simultaneously been one of the rising stars of Hong Kong action movies along with largely being relegated to the role of either ill-fated sidekicks or dastardly evildoers on a collision course with the heroes’ fists of fury (which have ...

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Warrioress Press Release

Warrioress Press Release

Warrioress on UK release 26 May Release of Warrioress marks first of many for female independent filmmakers 16 May 2014: Fantasy action adventure, Warrioress  is being released in the UK on 26 May 2014 from British independent filmmakers at Fearful Symmetry Productions ...

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Interview with Mike Moh

Interview with Mike Moh

As part of our Street Fighter: Assassin's Fist coverage, today we come to our interview with Mike Moh who plays the most famous character in the fighting game genre, the silent, humble and smoulderingly introspective Ryu!  He’s worked with the likes of Jackie Chan, Matt Mullins and many others and has gained wide ...

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Interview with Christian Howard

Interview with Christian Howard

Today it’s the turn of a Street Fighter character that hardly needs any introduction, the most instantly recognisable figure and the epitome of the arcade classic; he's the loud, proud iconic Ken Masters!  Here's part four of our SFAF series, our interview with Christian Howard. Chris has of course worked before on ...

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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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