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Review: PARADOX Scores Another Hit for the SPL Franchise

Louis Koo plays a vengeful cop rampaging through Thailand in Paradox, the third instalment of Hong Kong's SPL action franchise. Director Wilson Yip returns to the helm, as does action choreographer Sammo Hung, while Koo is joined in front of the camera...

PARADOX World Premiere to Open Hong Kong Summer Film Fest

Wilson Yip's much-anticipated action thriller Paradox will have its world premiere on 15 August as the Opening Film of this year's Cine Fan Summer International Film Festival, organised by the Hong Kong International Film Festival Society.   Paradox is the...

TRIPLE THREAT Teaser: Tony Jaa, Iko Uwais and Tiger Chen Team-Up

In which the headline says it all and I don't need to write anything else... Okay, well, that's not quite true. Only a few days after announcing they accquired the North American rights, WellGo USA has dropped a teaser to...

TRIPLE THREAT: First Image of Tony Jaa, Tiger Chen And Iko Uwais!

Here is the first image of martial arts stars Tony Jaa, Tiger Chen and Iko Uwais from the upcoming martial arts film Triple Threat.   It does not get any better than this, folks. Rarely is there this much talent...

Say Hello To Tony Jaa, Pop Star.

Really, this is a thing. A thing I would not have expected. Ong Bak star Tony Jaa has released a new pop single and accompanying music video for a new song titled Groundbreaking. You can check it out below!...

Louis Koo And Tony Jaa Throw Down In Wilson Yip's PARADOX

It was back in 2005 that Hong Kong based director Wilson Yip blew martial arts fans minds worldwide with the release of SPL. The dark contemporary crime drama featured amazing fight work from stars Donnie Yen, Wu Jing and Sammo...

Review: XXX: RETURN OF XANDER CAGE Is Legitimately Expendable

Vin Diesel resurrects extreme sports secret agent Xander Cage for this belated third entry in the xXx franchise, 12 years after Ice Cube last carried the torch for counter-culture covert operatives. Boasting a large international ensemble and a globe-trotting espionage...

FATE: Wilson Yip to Direct Tony Jaa in New Thriller

Tony Jaa's dance card is steadily filling up. Having been recently attached to the Chinese version of The Expendables called Makeshift Squad yesterday we found out he is joining another project.  News from our friends over at Film Combat Syndicate...

Iko, Jaa, Tiger, Angelababy Line Up For Gary Mak's MAKESHIFT SQUAD

Martial arts fans have been revelling in the last 24 hours while possibly spotting a peculiar photo collage or two online as of late featuring action stars Iko Uwais, Tony Jaa and Tiger Chen. Well, for those wondering and still...

Exclusive: Deleted KILL ZONE 2 Clip, Just Say No to Drugs, Or You Will Get Kicked in the Face

Easily placing among my top 10 list for the year so far, Kill Zone 2 (aka SPL 2: A Time of Consequences) is a delirious Hong Kong action movie that is fiercely kinetic and features jaw-dropping, jaw-breaking fight scenes that...

Review: KILL ZONE 2, A Delirious, Masterfully Staged Martial Arts Melodrama

Never fear the “2” in the title of Soi Cheang’s deliriously baroque, thrillingly action-packed extravaganza Kill Zone 2, better known in Asia (and to early film festival viewers) as SPL 2: A Time for Consequences.   This is a follow-up,...

Exclusive KILL ZONE 2 Clip: I Need A Translator

We've all had this happen to us, I'm sure. Picture this: you're sitting comfortably in your jail cell when a guard bursts in and demands that you translate a phone call from Thai into Cantonese. Now! Sheesh. Prison guards are...

Donnie Yen In, Jet Li Out Of XXX: THE RETURN OF XANDER CAGE

Vin Diesel posted the above photo a couple of hours ago on Facebook, welcoming Hong Kong action star Donnie Yen to the cast of XXX: The Return Of Xander Cage, the reboot of the other action franchise Diesel launched with...

CONFIRMED: Tony Jaa, Jet Li and Deepika Padukone Join Vin Diesel In XXX: THE RETURN OF XANDER CAGE

[The Hollywood Reporter have just confirmed the news originally reported here January 1, 2016 with word that Jet Li's deal for the film is now officially closed.]That Vin Diesel's New Year's Resolution involves punching a lot of people in the...

Giveaway: Win SKIN TRADE On Blu-ray From Magnet Releasing And ScreenAnarchy

Thanks to our friends at Magnet Releasing, ScreenAnarchy readers now have an opportunity to win Skin Trade on Blu-ray! Skin Trade is an all out martial arts action film starring Tony Jaa, Dolph Lundgren (who also wrote the film's story),...

Get Punched In The Face By SPL 2!

Already a massive hit in China, martial arts extravaganza SPL 2 has it's North American premiere at the Toronto International Film Festival with a midnight screening at the Ryerson Theatre tomorrow - Thursday, September 17th - and North American Distributor...

SPL 2 Will Open In Australian Cinemas Later This Month

Madman Entertainment is proud to announce the martial arts blockbuster, SPL 2: A Time For Consequences, because nobody will see the film without a subheading.The film will screen in Australian cinemas from July 30 and New Zealand from August...

Sahamongkol Withdraws Lawsuit Against Tony Jaa

And in the end, it was all for nothing ... a years-long dispute between Thai action star Tony Jaa and Ong Bak production studio Sahamongkol came whimpering to an end yesterday with Sahamongkol withdrawing their $50 million lawsuit against the...

SPL 2 Is Coming To Australian Cinemas!

We have some great news for action fans in Australia: SPL 2: A Time For Consequences, the much anticipated sequel to the 2005 Hong Kong action classic SPL (aka Sha Po Lang or Kill Zone), has been picked up by...

SPL 3 Green-Lit!

Following its massive opening in China on June 18, SPL 2: A Time For Consequences is still going incredibly strong at the Chinese box office and has already grossed over RMB500 million (US$80.6 million). At its celebration event in Hong...