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Dragon (2011)

Dragon (2011)

Review of Dragon/Wu Xia, a 2011 Chinese martial arts film directed by Peter Chan, and starring Donnie Yen, Takeshi Kaneshiro plus old school stars Jimmy Wang Yu and Kara Hui.

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Harakiri (1962)

Harakiri (1962)

Adapted by screenwriter Shinobu Hashimoto from Yasuhiko Takiguchi’s novel, “Harakiri” is an anti-samurai film of revenge that demoralises authority and demolishes the romanticism associated with the strict bushido code. Trailer http://youtu.be/pRp1tUHpWNs CAST Tatsuya Nakadai plays masterless samurai Hanshiro ...

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Rigor Mortis (2013)

Rigor Mortis (2013)

Atmospheric and eerie Hong Kong horror film directed by singer and actor Juno Mak, and produced by Takashi Shimizu, creator of the "Ju-On/The Grudge" series of films. Trailer http://youtu.be/wd-GUUREFB8 Cast "Rigor Mortis" pays homage to the original "Mr Vampire" films by featuring many of the actors from that ...

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Bloodsport II: The Next Kumite (1996)

Bloodsport II: The Next Kumite (1996)

After almost a decade of waiting, producer Alan Mehrez turned talk of a “Bloodsport” sequel into reality with a new cast, crew, and a different story. Jeff Schecter’s first feature-length script is mostly as a remake but also part sequel to the first film thus enabling it to serve as both a decent enough sequel and a ...

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John Wick (2014)

John Wick (2014)

The world’s most legendary assassin comes out of retirement to avenge his beloved beagle in “John Wick”, the first feature film from 87 Eleven Action Design. Following his dual roles of villain and director of 2013’s “Man of Tai Chi”, Keanu Reeves once again dodges bullets, battles rogue agents, and blends into the ...

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