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Karate Kill | Blu-ray & DVD (Dark Cuts)

RELEASE DATE: July 18, 2017 On July 18, 2017, Dark Cuts is bringing Karate Kill to Blu-ray & DVD, a new martial arts film directed by Kurando Mitsutake (read our interview with him). When a mysterious loner and Karate master Kenji’s (Hayate) … Continue reading

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I Am a Hero (2015) Review

Director: Shinsuke Sato Writer: Kengo Hanazawa, Akiko Nogi Cast: Yo Oizumi, Kasumi Arimura, Masami Nagasawa, Hisashi Yoshizawa, Yoshinori Okada, Nana Katase, Jin Katagiri, Makita Sports, Muga Tsukaji, Yu Tokui, Toru Kazama Running Time: 126 min. By Paul Bramhall It’s rare … Continue reading

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New Trailer for Stephen Fung’s all-star ‘Once a Thief’ remake

Stephen Fung (Gen-X Cops) is back in the director’s chair in The Adventurers, a reworking of John Woo’s Once a Thief, the 1991 classic about art thieves, previously played by Chow Yun Fat, Cherie Chung and Leslie Cheung. The film releases domestically on August 11, … Continue reading

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‘Top Gun’ sequel gets a title (and it’s not ‘Top Gun 2’)…

Back in 2012, director Tony Scott (True Romance) and Tom Cruise (The Last Samurai) began location scouting for Top Gun 2, but do to Scott’s death that same year, the sequel was put on hold. That is, until now… Jerry … Continue reading

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Exclusive: Interview with the Cast and Crew of ‘Jailbreak’

This year’s 19th edition of Far East Film Festival offered a special treat for the fans of martial arts cinema. The long-awaited hit title Jailbreak, titled as Cambodia’s very first martial arts movie was scheduled for screening on the opening … Continue reading

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Cynthia Rothrock’s Fists of Fury | DVD (Full Moon)

RELEASE DATE: October 17, 2017 Martial arts film legend Cynthia Rothrock (The Martial Arts Kid, Righting Wrongs) is hosting Fists of Fury, a new, butt-kicking DVD documentary by Charles Band and Full Moon Entertainment. Synopsis: Class is in session as your … Continue reading

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New accolade-filled Trailer for Edgar Wright’s ‘Baby Driver’

Edgar Wright, the genius director known for his pleasantly paced, comedic brand of culture-induced films (Shaun of the Dead, Hot Fuzz and Scott Pilgrim vs. the World) is back with an innovative project that’s being described as an “action crime musical film”. The movie, … Continue reading

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Kung Fu Yoga | Blu-ray & DVD (Well Go USA)

RELEASE DATE: August 8, 2017 Jackie Chan reunites with noted Hong Kong director Stanley Tong (Rumble in the Bronx) for the action comedy, Kung Fu Yoga (read our review), which hits Blu-ray & DVD on August 8, 2017, courtesy of Well Go USA. Jack (Chan), a world-renowned archaeology … Continue reading

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Deal on Fire! The Raid Collection | Blu-ray | Only $12.84 – Expires soon!

Today’s Deal on Fire is for Gareth Evans’ The Raid Collection on Blu-ray, which will contain both 2011’s The Raid and 2014’s The Raid 2. In The Raid, an elite swat team moves in to take down the notorious drug lord that … Continue reading

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Wolf Guy: Enraged Lycanthrope (1975) Review

Director: Kazuhiko Yamaguchi Writer: Kazumasa Hirai, Fumio Konami Cast: Sonny Chiba, Rikiya Yasuoka, Saburo Date, Koji Fujiyama, Tooru Hanada, Ryuji Hayami, Jiro Ibuki, Harukui Jo, Kenji Kawai, Hiroshi Kondo, Koji Miemachi, Etsuko Nami, Yoshio Neshima Running Time: 86 min. By Kyle Warner There … Continue reading

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Watch a New Clip from Gordon Chan’s actioner ‘God of War’

Gordon Chan (Thunderbolt) is once again bringing the battle to the screen with God of War, a period actioner that stars Sammo Hung (14 Blades) and Vincent Zhao (The White Haired Witch of Lunar Kingdom). Well Go USA is bringing the film to … Continue reading

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League of Gods | Blu-ray & DVD (Sony)

RELEASE DATE: August 1, 2017 On August 1, 2017, Sony Pictures Home Entertainment is releasing Blu-ray & DVD for the fantasy/martial arts epic, League of Gods (aka Feng Shen Bang 3D). League of Gods (read our review) is directed by both … Continue reading

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A ‘Guest’ filmmaker to bring ‘Godzilla vs. Kong’ to the ring

Now that Jordan Vogt-Roberts’ Kong: Skull Island (reboot of the King Kong franchise) and Gareth Edwards’ Godzilla have done their damage at the box office, Legendary Entertainment and Warner Bros. are in full swing with Godzilla vs. Kong, a mash-up of the two aforementioned titles. According … Continue reading

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Aces Go Places V: The Terracotta Hit (1989) Review

AKA: Mad Mission 5 Director: Lau Kar-leung Writer: Chang Gwok Tsz Cast: Sam Hui, Karl Maka, Leslie Cheung, Nina Li Chi, Conan Lee, Billy Chong, Maria Cordero, Ha Chi Jan, Mark Houghton, Walter Tso, Melvin Wong, Wayne Archer, Bruce Fontaine, Brad … Continue reading

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Deal on Fire! City Hunter & Battle Creek Brawl | Blu-ray | Only $11.76 – Expires soon!

Today’s Deal on Fire is the Blu-ray Double Feature for 1980′s Battle Creek Brawl (aka The Big Brawl) & 1993′s City Hunter. Battle Creek Brawl is noteworthy for not only being directed by Robert Clouse (Enter the Dragon), but for also being … Continue reading

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The Final Master | Blu-ray & DVD (Well Go USA)

RELEASE DATE: July 25, 2017 Haofeng Xu’s highly-anticipated, award-winning martial arts film, The Master, re-titled as The Final Master (read our review), getting a limited theatrical release on June 3, 2016, followed by a Blu-ray & DVD release on July 25, 2017 – from … Continue reading

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Mad World (2016) Review

Director: Wong Chung Writer: Wong Chung, Florence Chan Producer: Derek Chiu, Heiward Mak Cast: Eric Tsang, Shawn Yue, Elaine Jin, Charmaine Fong Running Time: 101 min. By Martin Sandison The name Eric Tsang conjures up images of Golden Harvest comedies like My Lucky Stars (I’ll never forget … Continue reading

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Bitcoin Heist | Blu-ray & DVD (Well Go USA)

RELEASE DATE: July 4, 2017 On July 4, 2017, Well Go USA will be releasing the Blu-ray & DVD for Bitcoin Heist (aka Sieu Trom), a Vietnamese action film directed by Ham Tran (Hollow), who is perhaps best known for … Continue reading

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Sony Entertainment kicks up Mark Dacascos’ ‘Ultimate Justice’

Martial arts star Mark Dacascos (Drive, Brotherhood of the Wolf, Only the Brave) is back in action with a new thriller titled Ultimate Justice. The upcoming film is backed by Rudiger Kummerle and Mike Leeder’s Silent Partners, the production company also … Continue reading

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City Ninja | aka Ninja Holocaust (1985) Review

AKA: Rocky’s Love Affairs, Hwa-ya Director: Choi Young-chul Cast: Chan Wai-Man, Casanova Wong, Andy Chworowsky, Chae Eun-hui, Eagle Han Ying, Park Yun-geun, John Ladalski, Mabel Kwong Mei-Bo, David Lo Dai-Wai, Wai Ka-Man, Luk Ying-Hong Running Time: 90 min. By Paul Bramhall Let’s just get it out of … Continue reading

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