Tag: martialarts

Crowdfund This! THE PAPER TIGERS Need Your Support To Avenge Their Fallen Master!

It was all the way back in 2009 that we first came across the work of writer-director Bao Tran. The occassion at the time was his short film Bookie - a gorgeously shot period drama with heavy action elements with...

Mark Dacascos And Brahim Achabbakhe Face Off In THE DRIVER

Arriving in Thailand straight from the set of Netflix upcoming Wu Assassins and a little movie named John Wick 3, Mark Dacascos (Drive, Crying Freeman) gets behind the wheel and back in action for his latest project, The Driver. The...

Donnie Yen talks BIG BROTHER, Musicals, Martial Arts Movies, IP MAN 4 and more!

There's no stopping Donnie Yen! Labelled by the Chinese Press as “the Most Powerful Man in the Universe!”, he's keeping up a prolific schedule as both an Actor and Producer with such projects as the crime drama Chasing the Dragon,...

HEADSHOT Villain Sunny Pang Has A KILL-FIST

Veteran Singaporean actor and stunt performer Sunny Pang turned heads around the world opposite Iko Uwais as the main villain in 2016's Headshot and will soon be seen alongside Uwais again - along with The Raid's Joe Taslim - in...

David Sakurai Is THE BUTCHER

Danish-Japanese actor David Sakurai has been a fairly regular visitor to these pages thanks to a truly eclectic filmography that spans the globe. You want a Hungarian fantasy musical about a fox spirit? He's done that. A Danish produced mystical...

Hey Denver! Catch Shaw Bros Classic CRIPPLED AVENGERS on 35mm This April!

Fans of martial arts classics residing in the state of Colorado are in for a treat this Spring, as Chang Cheh's Crippled Avengers (aka Return of the Five Deadly Venoms) will be screening in glorious 35mm on 3 April, as...

BUY BUST: Second Trailer Delivers The Action

Following on the initial trailer cut for general audiences - and therefore skewing away from the action - and the camera / stunt teast sequence shpwcasing star Anne Curtis kicking ass we now have what fans of Filipino helmer Erik...

Anne Curtis Lays Waste In New BUY BUST Promo

We've been keeping a close eye on Erik Matti's upcoming Filipino action film Buy Bust for quite some time now and with the film now through principal photography we're starting to be rewarded for our patience with the first proper...

An Ideal Partnership - The films of Director Yuen Woo Ping and Actor Donnie Yen Part 2

1993 was quite the year for Yuen Woo Ping, with him directing 3 films within the year as well as working as action choreographer on another. After working together on Iron Monkey (1993), both Woo Ping and Donnie Yen moved...

An Ideal Partnership - The films of Director Isaac Florentine and Actor Scott Adkins

Throughout the history of Hollywood there have been filmmakers who have always relied on the talents of a regular group of performers or in some cases one particular actor. In a number of cases this has resulted in some of...

Punchy Punch Punch! THE NIGHT COMES FOR US Wraps! BUY BUST Begins!

There is good news for fans of the ol' hand to hand ultra violence on a pair of fronts this week. First up, you see that photo up above? That display of manly love comes to you courtesy of writer-director...

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...

Paul Mormando Wraps his Latest Film " Bound By Debt"

Paul Mormando's upcoming action Drama Bound By Debt has concluded filming and now heads into post-production to prepare for its Summer release. Check out the teaser now!   There hasn't been any official confirmation yet, so there may still be a few...

Martial Arts Action star sensation Scott Adkins is back in SAVAGE DOG

Hollywood, CA (January 25th, 2017) Martial Arts Action star sensation Scott Adkins is back in "Savage Dog" Indochina – 1959. A lawless town controlled by the criminal class: Vietnamese warlords and European war criminals. Den-Dhin-Chan Labor Camp is run by...

Wu Jing Has A Message For Frank Grillo In First WOLF WARRIOR 2 Trailer

I think it's fair to say that 2015 action effort Wolf Warrior was an unexpected hit. The Wu Jing / Scott Adkins team up was - and I seriously say this with immense affection - dumb as a bag of...

You Won't Want To Leave THE VILLAGE OF NO RETURN. Check The Trailer For The Martial Arts Comedy!

Shu Qi, Wang Qianyuan and Eric Tsang anchor the cast of Chen Yu-Hsun's upcoming Taiwanese martial arts comedy The Village Of No Return and based on the sheer quality and charm of the international trailer this is one village you...

Kickboxing Champ Buakaw Banchamek Anchors LEGEND OF THE BROKEN SWORD WARRIOR

While I'll never understand the failure of Born To Fight star Dan Chupong to really catch on as a martial arts leading man - I've always found him enormously charismatic myself - it would appear that those awaiting the rise...

Pint Sized Badass Attacks In KUNG FU BOYS

You want your next generation of screen fighting stars? Well, Chinese martial arts film Kung Fu Boys has got 'em. Yep, it's a total gimmick of a film that features children - mostly one child, really - fighting adult villains...

Fantastic Fest 2016 Review: RE: BORN Hails the Bloody Return of Tak Sukiguchi

Japanese action star Tak Sakiguchi makes a welcome return to the screen in this stripped-down action thriller that sees a deadly super soldier forced out of seclusion and back to his old ways of precision destruction. After a somewhat sluggish...

Marko Zaror and Daniel Zirilli - New Project Now Underway in Bangkok

A new Untitled Project from action maestro Daniel Zirilli (Crossing Point, Asian Connection, Time Rush) and Chilean martial artist Marko Zaror (Redeemer, Mandrill, Undisputed 3) is prepping now for a late November start in Bangkok, Thailand. The storyline is as...