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Legend of the Fist Review: Flashy and fun, and a nifty showcase for Donnie Yen

Chen Zhen is a fictional hero of China who fought to drive out the Japanese during a time period between WW I and WWII. A…

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Posted in Action / Aventure Martial Art

Not enough of Jackie Chan in The Knight Of Shadows: Between Yin And Yang

The story: The boundary between the world of humans and monsters has collapsed. And hordes of demons are pouring into the human realm. A legendary…

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The Four 2012 Review: One of many adaptations of a series of novels by Woon Swee Oan

There are many others, but those are the major players because they’re ranked among the Four, even if that doesn’t seem to be official nomenclature….

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Bruce Lee My Brother Review: A biographical martial arts drama movie directed by Raymond Yip

Will this Biopic have you leaping from your chair in a banshee kind of Bruce Lee wail or will you be left concentrating on the…

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Posted in Fantasy / Historical Martial Art

Battle of Red Cliff Review: John Woo’s Action Epic Based on Famous Three Kingdom Novel

Financed for $80 million, the most money ever allotted to a Chinese production. The immense period action epic Red Cliff is John Woo’s first film in the…

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Birth of the Dragon Review: A dramatic about between the late icon Bruce Lee

This strange, early years biography of Bruce Lee appears more interested in one of the story’s male side characters. Which is the more effective way…

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Shaolin 2011: The Hong Kong martial arts film starring Andy Lau, Nicholas Tse and Jackie Chan

Directed by Benny Chan and starring Andy Lau, Nicholas Tse and Jackie Chan. The Hong Kong martial arts film Shaolin is a story about hate,…

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Journey To China: The Mystery of Iron Mask – Known as Viy 2 the mystery of the Dragon Seal and also The Iron Mask 

Starring Jackie Chan, Arnold Schwarzenegger, Jason Flemyng, Rutger Hauer, Charles Dance, Xingtong Yao. Journey to China The Mystery of Iron Mask also known as Viy…

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Kung Fu League: The Film Starts Surprisingly Well But End Not So Good

Comic book artist Fei (Ashin) humbly works in a publishing company, hoping that one day his work will reach a greater audience. While this is…

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God of War: Gordon Chan’s Martial-Arts Epic With The Two Star Vincent Zhao and Sammo Hung

A genre that dominated the 00’s in China and culminated with the massive success of John Woo’s Red Cliff. And Peter Chan’s The Warlords. The war epic has been…

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