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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 ...

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Interview with Master Aurelien Henry Obama

Interview with Master Aurelien Henry Obama

In this exciting interview, we conversed with 3rd Dan Cameroonian martial artist, Master Aurelien Henry Obama. We were really intrigued to learn more about the martial arts from Africa itself which –aside from Capoeira- is perhaps not as widely known as those promoted in Asia and Europe. KFK is moving a step closer ...

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The Martial Arts Expo (TMAX)

The Martial Arts Expo (TMAX)

We had a great time at The Martial Arts Expo (TMAX) in Coventry at the weekend; it was full-on with lots of quality demonstrations and lots of well-known figures in the martial-arts and combat world, and to be surrounded by it was fantastic! From the dynamic Edmunds Sistas with their exciting performances, to MMA ...

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Interview with Master Shai Hai

Interview with Master Shai Hai

Ready to strike (karate stance) Master Shai Hai from Israel, is a 4th dan martial artist specialising in the discipline of Uechi Ryu karate. In this exclusive interview from Japan, Raj at Kung-fu Kingdom was pleasantly surprised at the breadth and depth of Shai's knowledge and the candour with which he shared an ...

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Flash Point (2007)

Flash Point (2007)

Flash Point Beware! This review contains spoilers! Hong Kong’s dynamic duo of action directing superstar Donnie Yen and director Wilson Yip score with another hard-hitting action thriller of epic proportions in 2007's Flash Point. Little can prepare you for the hardcore thrills of watching Yen take on The ...

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Undisputed 3: Redemption (2010)

Undisputed 3: Redemption (2010)

Beware! This review contains spoilers. Martial arts cinema has long needed a character like Yuri Boyka – not simply another action hero adept with his fists and feet, but a man with both the mindset and personal code of honour of a modern warrior, singularly focussed on his goal to prove himself, “The Most Complete ...

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The Prodigal Son (1981)

The Prodigal Son (1981)

Beware! This review contains spoilers! Two of Hong Kong cinema's greatest action luminaries, Sammo Hung and Yuen Biao, star in this 1981 classic period kung-fu flick, The Prodigal Son. Also known as Pull No Punches, or by its strangely sitcom-esque Cantonese title, Son Ruining the Family, this Hong Kong kung-fu ...

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Warrioress (2013)

Warrioress (2013)

There's an intangible aura of passion and excitement that permeates any well-made film of any genre, one that, in essence, tells the viewer what the mood of its maker was. To put it simply, it shows whether the people making the film were having a blast or just getting through a chore. "Warrioress", thankfully, is ...

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