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New combat armor arrives from Australia!

New combat armor arrives from Australia!

Martial artists of the ancient world were able to develop a level of comfort with a taking a life that many today would find horrifying. And yet, this stemmed more from the nature of combat at the time than from a personal blood lust. The Samurai of feudal Japan constantly readied themselves to defend their daimyo ...

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In the Blood with Gina Carano

In the Blood with Gina Carano

In the Blood with Gina Carano has scored a release date of April 4th in theatres, VOD (video on demand) and iTunes. The former MMA star is starting to build momentum at long last, and her latest film looks like it'll satisfy action fans everywhere! It also stars Danny Trejo and Luis Guzmán. Synopsis: Gina Carano ...

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Happy Birthday Mark Dacascos!

Happy Birthday Mark Dacascos!

Happy Birthday Mark Dacascos!  Born on this day in Hawaii 1964, Mark turns 50 today! Between the ages of 7 and 18 he had won numerous karate and kung-fu championships.  A talented martial artist, Mark is also an actor and television personality having competed in Dancing with the Stars and appearing as "The ...

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Game of Death (1978)

Game of Death (1978)

I was asked to review a movie of my choice. I decided to write a review on my favourite martial arts movie. But, before I get messages from fanboys about "Fist of Fury is the best", let me tell you why I make such a statement. Cast Dean Jagger as criminal mastermind Dr. Land, Sammo Hung as fighter Lo Chen, Bruce ...

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Knockabout (1979)

Knockabout (1979)

Sammo Hung directs and choreographs a movie in which he originally was to be the main star. We look at how then new-comers to the Hong Kong action scene, Yuen Biao and Leung Kar-yan, got their starts in the industry. Cast Sammo Hung plays a beggar with no name, who is neither everyone's fool! Yuen Biao stars in his ...

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