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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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13 Assassins (2010)

13 Assassins (2010)

Takeshi Miike’s 2011 offering reinforces the controversial director as one of cinema’s best let alone hailing from Japan! 13 Assassins is his fifty ninth film as a director and or screenwriter with four more following it. Mainly recognised for his depiction of extreme violence, this master of shock and awe utilises ...

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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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Ron Smoorenburg’s Training & Motivational DVD

Ron Smoorenburg’s Training & Motivational DVD

Have you ever wanted to learn the secrets of how to do the splits and get really comfortable with your leg work? Ever wanted to learn the secrets of how to get into the movie business and learn the shocking truths along the way about the things that will try to stop you, and how to overcome obstacles to achieve ...

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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 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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Commando (2013)

Commando (2013)

Commando (2013) poster Beware, this review contains spoilers! Commando is a non-stop, stunt-filled, action-packed smackdown showcasing what a true master of India's indigenous fighting style, Kalaripayattu is capable of -one which will sadly bypass the wide-theatrical release in Western nations that it truly ...

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