Tag: Michael Jai White

Third season of Mortal Kombat Legacy greenlit!

Third season of Mortal Kombat Legacy greenlit!

Fans of the acclaimed web-series "Mortal Kombat Legacy" have spent the better part of last year in mourning following the departure of series' director Kevin Tancheron.  This left the future of the series in limbo, an especially unfortunate position for fans to find themselves in given the cliffhanger ending of the ...

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Skin Trade trailer debuts on YouTube!

Skin Trade trailer debuts on YouTube!

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=ptLiG8-xBW0 2015 is shaping up to be the Year of the Jaa for martial arts fans!  In the same year, Thailand's acclaimed action star Tony Jaa will make both his Hollywood and Hong Kong debuts side-by-side with "Fast and Furious 7" and "Sha Po Lang II", respectively. However, that's not ...

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Michael Jai White teases Never Back Down 3!

Michael Jai White teases Never Back Down 3!

In 2011, Michael Jai White made his directorial debut with "Never Back Down 2: The Beatdown". Recruiting the talents of fight choreographer Larnell Stovall, real-life MMA fighters Scottie Epstein and Todd Duffee, and squeezing in a cameo with Lyoto Machida. The film proved highly popular with martial arts movie fans ...

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Falcon Rising trailer debuts!

Falcon Rising trailer debuts!

The world may have to wait until 2015 to see Michael Jai White kick butt alongside Tony Jaa and Dolph Lundgren in “Skin Trade”, but the debut of his latest outing “Falcon Rising” is just around the corner. The film, formerly titled “Favela”, is set to debut On Demand on September 4th, with a limited theatrical release ...

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Never Back Down 2: The Beatdown (2011)

Never Back Down 2: The Beatdown (2011)

The burgeoning popularity of MMA has spilled over into the world of martial arts action movies. The results have been, no pun intended, a mixed bag - for every instant classic the sub genre has produced ("Flash Point", "Undisputed II: Last Man Standing", "Undisputed III: Redemption") there seems to be at least one ...

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Skin Trade update

Skin Trade update

CORRECTION: 29/03/14: One of our readers rightly pointed out that this is a fan trailer, and not the official trailer as we reported previously. Sorry to burst any bubbles! Here's the fan trailer for Skin Trade: http://youtu.be/n5pnqBtfy18 Synopsis: After his family is killed by a Serbian gangster with ...

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Michael Jai White gives kick and punch tips

Michael Jai White gives kick and punch tips

The Internet's cool, isn't it?  I mean, it's full of stuff you'll never see, but also full of cool stuff which is easy to miss. Legendary martial arts expert Michael Jai White gives kick and punch tips to the Gonzo FIT team which travelled to specialist stunt gym 8711 in Hollywood. It's a cool video so we thought ...

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Undisputed 2: Last Man Standing (2006)

Undisputed 2: Last Man Standing (2006)

Most critics who reviewed Isaac Florentine's "Undisputed 2: Last Man Standing" will never know just how lucky they were to be reviewing the film during its initial release. The reviews they penned were written when the world first met Yuri Boyka, the Most Complete Fighter in the World. As such, they could truly convey ...

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Black Dynamite (2009)

Black Dynamite (2009)

What in the world happened to spoof movies to make them such unmitigated garbage?! Long gone are the days where "Airplane", "Space Balls", and "Young Frankenstein" set the bar for spoof comedy. Today, the terms "spoof" or "parody" are far more synonymous with "Disaster Movie", "A Haunted House", and the increasingly ...

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Tony Jaa gears up for “Skin Trade”.

Tony Jaa gears up for “Skin Trade”.

Tony Jaa returned to Thailand earlier this month to prepare his next upcoming martial arts thriller, "Skin Trade". Jaa began prepping the film after his Hollywood debut "Fast and Furious 7" was put on indefinite hold following the tragic death of Paul Walker in November. The film will mark Jaa's second collaboration ...

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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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