Tag "martialarts"

More Tony Jaa Versus Wu Jing In Second SPL 2 Trailer!

While Thai martial arts star Tony Jaa may not have gotten a whole load of screen time in Furious 7 it seems like very nearly the entire population of the globe has seen at least a little bit of him... More »
By Todd Brown   
  

Old School Kung Fu Fest 2015: Enter The Ninjas! (Plus A Trailer!)

Returning for its fifth edition, Old School Kung Fu Fest 2015 will celebrate martial arts and action cinema by turning its focus on "the deadliest fighter of them all...the ninja!" I'm quoting the official announcement, although I'm not convinced the... More »
By Peter Martin   
  

Tony Jaa And Wu Jing Kick Ass In First SPL 2 Teaser

There have been a great many mixed feelings in the lead up to SPL 2, the sequel to a film that many consider one of the finest martial arts films of recent days and the film which triggered the mid... More »
By Todd Brown   
  

Jaa. Lundgren. SKIN TRADE American Trailer.

International action stars Tony Jaa and Dolph Lundgren - and that Michael Jai White guy, he's pretty good, too - team up to take down Ron Perlman's flesh trading ring in the upcoming Skin Trade and if that hasn't gotten... More »
By Todd Brown   
  

It's Not The Size Of The Knife In First CLOSE RANGE Clip, It's How Scott Adkins Uses It

American action fans really should be thanking their stars for the director-star duo of Isaac Florentine and Scott Adkins. The duo not only set the standard for US produced fight flicks with their 2006 collaboration Undisputed 2 but have vaulted... More »
By Todd Brown   
  

Exclusive US Trailer: BROTHERHOOD OF BLADES Brings The Action

Brotherhood of Blades, director Lu Yang's second feature, is set to hit Blu-ray and DVD next Tuesday, February 10th in North America and we've got your first look at the trailer. I haven't yet seen the film, but the action... More »
By J Hurtado   
  

UNLUCKY STARS: Watch The Official Trailer For The Indie Fight Flick

It was way, way back in March of 2012 when we first wrote about indie fight flick Unlucky Stars in these pages. At that point they'd shot a bit of footage and were prepping a crowd funding campaign to raise... More »
By Todd Brown   
  

ROPE A DOPE 2 Is One Of The Best American Fight Comedies Ever Made. Watch It Now.

It seems reductive to say that Rope A Dope 2 is the best thing to emerge from The Stunt People community to date. It's true, I think, and given that The Stunt People have been very good at what they... More »
By Todd Brown   
  

Watch Celine Tran Slit Throats And Kick Ass In BURST

Formerly known as adult superstar Katsuni, French/Vietnamese performer Celine Tran is now embarking on a serious acting career, reinventing herself as a bona fide action heroine. Teaming up with French stunt team Cinemaction Stunts, Celine has been training furiously and... More »
By James Marsh   
  

Dustin Nguyen Faces Off With RZA In THE MAN WITH THE IRON FISTS 2 Trailer

Though RZA's directorial and starring effort The Man With The Iron Fists under performed at the box office it still did enough business for Universal to quietly give the go ahead to a straight-to-video sequel with the directing duties this... More »
By Todd Brown   
  

Iranian Martial Arts Star Ramin Sohrab Kicks His Way Through The MALEK Promo

What's that? An Iranian martial arts star seems like an unlikely sort of thing to you? Well, I'd wager very few people were wondering where the next Iranian vampire story would come from before A Girl Walks Home Alone At... More »
By Todd Brown   
  

BLADE OF THE MAIDEN: Check The Teaser For Filipino Martial Arts Fantasy

The Philippines' Cinema One Originals program continues to support a broad range of talent across more genres than you can shake a stick at with their annual funding grants - unlike most nations Filipino festivals actually commission and pay for... More »
By Todd Brown   
  

New RE:BORN Training Video Gives Sakaguchi Tak Ninja Skills

It is with no small amount of enthusiasm that we have been following the development of Re:Born, the comeback, and potentially final, action film for Japanese martial arts star Sakaguchi Tak. The latest in a series of videos has surfaced,... More »
By James Marsh   
  

Marko Zaror Will Kick That Face And That Face And All The Faces In First REDEEMER Teaser!

Good news for fans of Chilean martial artist Marko Zaror on a pair of fronts. Up first, word is out from the American Film Market that US rights for his latest pairing with writer-director Ernesto Diaz Espinoza, Redeemer, has been... More »
By Todd Brown   
  

Combat Soccer In Latest Behind The Scenes Clip From Rittikrai's VENGEANCE OF AN ASSASSIN

The last time Dan Chupong starred for director Panna Rittikrai it was for Born To Fight, a film that - other than stuntman Chupong - was populated almost entirely with national level Thai athletes across a variety of disciplines including,... More »
By Todd Brown   
  

Get Way Behind The Scenes Of Toa Fraser's Maori Language Action Film THE DEAD LANDS

New Zealand's official submission to the Best Foreign Language Film race at the Oscars, Toa Fraser's Maori language action film The Dead Lands is freshly on screens in New Zealand and the release comes with something of a treat for... More »
By Todd Brown   
  

Terracotta Launch Their Classic Kung Fu Label With HERO OF SHAOLIN, Watch The Trailer Now!

UK based Terracotta Distribution launch their new Classic Kung Fu Collection on November 10th with the release of 1984 effort Hero Of Shaolin and we've got the trailer for the film to whet your appetite.A troop of monks from the... More »
By Todd Brown   
  

Review: KUNG FU JUNGLE Sees Donnie Yen Pay His Respects Then Kick Some Ass

Donnie Yen plays a convicted murderer sprung from jail to help track down a serial killer targeting martial arts masters in Teddy Chen's appreciably nostalgic action thriller. While Yen wisely gifts the lion's share of the fighting to opposite number... More »
By James Marsh   
  

Review: ZOMBIE FIGHT CLUB Is An Apocalyptic Assault On Good Taste

Joe Chien's follow-up to the bafflingly tasteless and salacious Zombie 108 delivers a generous second helping of the same Z-grade trash and splatter. Andy On and Jessica C are the attractive, if helpless, leads who - eventually - find themselves... More »
By James Marsh   
  

Have A Taste Of Haitian Martial Art Tire Machet With The Teaser For PAPA MACHETE

There are a small number of martial arts born out of slavery around the world. Brazil's capoeira - taught and transmitted for generations as a dance to avoid notice by the slave masters - is the most famous of these... More »
By Todd Brown   
  
 
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