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Ready for the ‘Expendables’ of kung fu legends and myths?

In addition to his latest production, Heavyweight Assassin, veteran Hong Kong director/writer Jeff Lau (Treasure Hunt) is currently shooting the all-star martial arts actioner Kung Fu Alliance (aka Kung Fu Big League). Considering the project’s impressive line up and the respective characters … Continue reading

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Well Go USA Goes Green for its ‘Memoir of a Murderer’ Poster

Well Go USA continues to kill the competition with their upcoming release of the highly-anticipated thriller, Memoir of a Murderer (not to be confused with Bong Jun-Ho’s similarly titled Memories of Murder) from director Won Shin-Yeon (The Suspect). Byeong-soo, a retired serial killer, lives … Continue reading

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First Trailer for Xu Haofeng’s ‘The Hidden Sword’ swings in

Before we can even think about Xu Haofeng’s Moonlight Blade (his soon-to-be-shot remake of Chor Yuen’s Shaw Brothers classic, The Magic Blade), our attention should be focused on The Hidden Sword, his fourthcoming period actioner that hits screens later this year. Very … Continue reading

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Schwarzenegger returns in the wacky actioner ‘Killing Gunther’

After decades of muscle-bound mayhem, Arnold Schwarzenegger still continues to pump out the goods in a consistent manner. Although he may not be the box office sensation he once was in the 80s and 90s, he’s still giving the fans what … Continue reading

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God of War | Blu-ray & DVD (Well Go USA)

RELEASE DATE: October 17, 2017 On October 17, 2017, Well Go USA is bringing the battle home with the Blu-ray & DVD for God of War, a period actioner directed by Gordon Chan (Thunderbolt) that stars Sammo Hung (14 Blades) and Vincent Zhao (The … Continue reading

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They Call ‘Em Bruce: People who played Bruce Lee

The following feature is about the many people who have portrayed Bruce Lee in movies, TV and advertisements. In an effort to put together the most comprehensive list, I’ve also included those who portrayed him in ways that I can’t explain. It should also be … Continue reading

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Sly Stallone hints a dark return to the ‘Expendables’ franchise

Expendables 3’s box office belly flop a few years ago, possibly due to its early online leakage, left the franchise in limbo. It also didn’t help that the film’s final cut was a narrowed to a PG-13, which created a fan backlash since the … Continue reading

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Deal on Fire! Takashi Miike’s Hara-Kiri | Blu-ray | Only $7 – Expires soon!

Today’s Deal on Fire is the Blu-ray for Takashi Miike’s (13 Assassins, Terra Formars) Hara-Kiri: Death of a Samurai, starring Ebizo Ichikawa (Space Battleship Yamato), Koji Yakusho (The World of Kanako) and Hikari Mitsushima (Love Exposure). Hara-Kiri tells the story of a … Continue reading

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The Monkey King | Blu-ray (Cinedigm)

RELEASE DATE: September 26, 2017 Is this a sign of more Asian film releases from Cinedigm Entertainment? In addition to October’s Ip Man: Season 1, the company has announced a Blu-ray release (first time in the U.S.) for 2014’s The Monkey King, which … Continue reading

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Enter the Warrior’s Gate (2016) Review

AKA: Warrior’s Gate Director: Matthias Hoene Producer: Mark Gao, Luc Besson Cast: Mark Chao, Ni Ni, Uriah Shelton, Dave Bautista, Francis Ng, Sienna Guillory, Ron Smoorenburg, Dakota Daulby, Kara Hui, Dakota Daulby, Zha Ka Running Time: 108 min. By Z Ravas … Continue reading

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Kino Lorber breaks their ‘Code of Silence’ for Chuck Norris

On December 5th, 2017, Kino Lorber will be releasing a Special Edition Blu-ray for 1985′s Code of Silence (read our review), directed by Andrew Davis (Under Siege, The Fugitive) and starring the one, the only, Chuck Norris (Slaughter in San Francisco). … Continue reading

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‘Everly’ helmer makes Steven Yeun go kill crazy in ‘Mayhem’

On December 26, 2017, Image Entertainment will be releasing the Blu-ray & DVD for Mayhem, a thriller that may serve as the perfect companion piece to the recent The Belko Experiment, a Battle Royale-esque tale where blood-soaked survival makes its way into an office environment. Joe … Continue reading

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Ninja Hunter | Blu-ray & DVD (Funimation)

RELEASE DATE: November 14, 2017 On November 14th, 2017, Funimation will be releasing the Blu-ray + DVD combo for Seiji Chiba’s Ninja Hunter, a 2015 martial arts flick starring Mitsuki Koga (Bushido Man: Seven Deadly Battles). Tao, a ninja from the Iga clan, … Continue reading

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Tiger Chen leaps in time in a New Trailer for ‘Kung Fu Traveler’

Looks like Tiger Hu Chen (Monk Comes Down the Mountain) will be giving Jean Claude Van Damme’s Timecop a run for its money in an upcoming movie that sounds like it’s another concept that meshes martial arts and time traveling into one complete package. … Continue reading

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Seijun Suzuki: The Early Years. Vol. 1 | Blu-ray & DVD (Arrow Video)

RELEASE DATE: November 28, 2017 On November 28th 2017, Arrow Video is releasing the 4-disc Blu-ray + DVD set for Seijun Suzuki: The Early Years. Vol. 1 – Seijun Rising: The Youth Movies. Read the official details below: Making their home-video … Continue reading

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Deal on Fire! The Assassin | Blu-ray | Only $9.10 – Expires soon!

Today’s Deal on Fire is the Blu-ray for The Assassin (read our review), by acclaimed director Hou Hsiao-Hsien (A City of Sadness) and starring Shu Qi (Journey to the West). In 9th-century China, Nie Yinniang (Qi) is a woman who was abducted in childhood … Continue reading

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Doberman Cop (1977) Review

Director: Kinji Fukasaku Writer: Buronson, Koji Takada Cast: Sonny Chiba, Janet Hatta, Eiko Matsuda, Masaru Shiga, Tatsuo Endo, Hideo Murota, Koichi Iwaki, Takuzo Kawatani, Hiroki Matsukata, Ryuji Katagiri Running Time: 90 min. By Kyle Warner An Okinawa girl’s been murdered, the latest … Continue reading

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‘Creed’ star leads the Hollywood remake of ‘A Bittersweet Life’

Back in 2012, it was reported that Albert Hughes, one half of the Hughes Brothers (Book of Eli), was tapped by Fox to remake the 2005 Korean film A Bittersweet Life. Now, 5 years later, Fox has switched up directing duties to … Continue reading

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New Trailer for John Woo’s highly-anticipated film ‘Manhunt’

After years making Hollywood films and big budget Chinese epics like Red Cliff and the recent The Crossing, John Woo, the man behind action classics such as A Better Tomorrow, The Killer, Bullet in the Head and Hard Boiled, is finally making a … Continue reading

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Female Fight Squad (2016) Review

AKA: Female Fight Club Director: Miguel A. Ferrer Cast: Amy Johnston, Cortney Palm, Rey Goyos, Sean Faris, Dolph Lundgren, Shaun Brown, Levy Tran, Folake Olowofoyeku, Michelle Jubilee Gonzalez, Jeanette Samano, Briana Marin, Chuck Zito Running Time: 90 min. By Z … Continue reading

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