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Hey Australia! Win THE IP MAN Trilogy On DVD!

To celebrate the release of Ip Man 3 on DVD and blu-ray in Australia, we are giving three lucky Twitch readers that chance to win a limited edition Ip Man trilogy DVD pack, thanks to Madman Entertainment. The complete Donnie... More »
  

Has Indonesia Found A New Action Star In Pop Singer Bisma Karisma? JUARA Teaser Says Quite Possibly Yes.

Though just 25 years old, Indonesian star Bisma Karisma - actual name Bisma Rudiantoro - already has quite the intriguing resume. An accomplished breakdancer, Karisma rose to prominence on the televised Let's Dance competition before ultimately winning the Japanese edition... More »
By Todd Brown   
  

Review: CROUCHING TIGER, HIDDEN DRAGON: SWORD OF DESTINY Should Have Stayed Hidden

In regards to this Netflix original, setting the bar impossibly low barely helped tolerate the arduous two-part viewing experience of this martial-arts mess. Sullying Ang Lee’s beautiful vision of the vintage source material, Crouching Tiger, Hidden Dragon: Sword of Destiny... More »
  

Maori Martial Arts Front And Center In New TV Series KAIRAKAU

While Toa Fraser's The Dead Lands was undoubtedly the first introduction to the traditional martial arts of the Maori people it would appear that it won't be the last. Not by a long shot. Maori Television is currently gearing up... More »
By Todd Brown   
  

Beware The Arrival Of THE MAN FROM DEATH

We have long been fans of filmmaker Eric Lim in these parts, with a quick search of the TwitchFilm archives pulling up stories about his work going back around a decade now. He's a bit of a hard guy to... More »
By Todd Brown   
  

Learning From The Masters Of Cinema: King Hu's A TOUCH OF ZEN

Heralded as possibly the greatest martial arts film ever made, King Hu's A Touch Of Zen stands apart from most other films in the wuxia genre. For one thing it runs over three hours long, a rarity among its peers... More »
By James Marsh   
  

Full BOYKA: UNDISPUTED Trailer Will Punch You In The Face

Boyka is back, with Scott Adkins once again taking on his most popular role to lay one hell of a beatdown in the upcoming Boyka: Undisputed. This one breaks with the format of the series somewhat with the title character... More »
By Todd Brown   
  

Exclusive BOYKA: UNDISPUTED Stills!

We were very pleased to share the first teaser for the Isaac Florentine directed / Scott Adkins starring fight flick Boyka: Undisputed - the fourth installment in the popular Undisputed franchise - yesterday and we follow that today with a... More »
By Todd Brown   
  

Boyka Is Back And As Surly As Ever! The BOYKA: UNDISPUTED Teaser Has Arrived To Lay A Beating!

Soon to move into the Marvel Universe in an as-yet-unspecified role in Doctor Strange, actor and martial artist Scott Adkins first has one more kick (and punch, and spinning flip thing) at the can with the role that first threw... More »
By Todd Brown   
  

Sakaguchi Tak Throws Down In First RE:BORN Teaser

After an announcement video and a follow up teaser showing some behind the scenes work, we finally have some proper footage of Versus star Sakaguchi Tak's reunion with his Death Trance director Shimomura Yuji in the form of the first... More »
By Todd Brown   
  

Let's Count The Number Of Punches Thrown In The New IP MAN 3 Trailer, Shall We?

How many punches thrown in the brand new trailer for Donnie Yen star vehicle Ip Man 3? Lots. Lots and lots and lots. Many by Yen. Many by co-star Mike Tyson. And seemingly a few by everyone else in the... More »
By Todd Brown   
  

Philip Ng Is Bruce Lee In George Nolfi's BIRTH OF THE DRAGON

Word first broke about The Adjustment Bureau director George Nolfi's upcoming Birth Of The Dragon back in February and with production just around the corner further details have arrived on the Bruce Lee biopic.Birth of The Dragon recreates the mid-1960's... More »
By Todd Brown   
  

Yuen Woo-ping And Tsui Hark Team Up For MIRACLE FIGHTERS Remake

A pair of Hong Kong film icons are teaming up for the first time in over a decade to bring a new version of an old classic to the big screen.Film Biz Asia report that Yuen Woo-ping will direct a... More »
By Todd Brown   
  

Get Your First Glimpse Of Bruce Lee In IP MAN 3 US Trailer

Well Go Entertainment will be unleashing Wilson Yip's Ip Man 3 on North American audiences on 22 January 2016, and have just unveiled their first trailer for the film. There's plenty of new footage of Donnie Yen squaring off against... More »
By James Marsh   
  

Take A Look At THE RAID Star Iko Uwais In The Mo Brothers' HEADSHOT

Production is now under way on Indonesian action film Headshot - a film that will reunite The Raid star Iko Uwais with The Raid 2's Hammer Girl, Julie Estelle, among others - and though things are still quite early in... More »
By Todd Brown   
  

It's Not A Modelling Agency, It's An Intelligence Agency! Watch The Teaser For Helfi Kardit's TEN: THE SECRET MISSION

We first came across Indonesian director Helfi Kardit back in early 2014 with the arrival of the hyperkinetic teaser for his action film Guardian. And the director looks to build upon the audience for that film with the upcoming Ten:... More »
By Todd Brown   
  

Donnie Yen Insists You Don't Disturb Ip Man While He's Training

As Pegasus Motion Pictures revs up its marketing campaign for Ip Man 3, which reunites Donnie Yen and director Wilson Yip, pitting him against Mike Tyson and Max Zhang, this amusing little PSA is doing the round in Hong Kong... More »
By James Marsh   
  

THE RAID Star Iko Uwais Teams With The Mo Brothers For HEADSHOT

The Raid star Iko Uwais is on a bit of roll Soon to hit screens worldwide with a supporting part in Star Wars: The Force Awakens and also prepped to share lead billing with Ronda Rousey and Mark Wahlberg in... More »
By Todd Brown   
  

Whose Fists Are Fastest? It's Donnie Yen Vs Mike Tyson In First IP MAN 3 Teaser

Donnie Yen and Mike Tyson square off in the first teaser trailer for Ip Man 3, the third and possibly final chapter in the story of the legendary wing chun practitioner, which Yen and director Wilson Yip began back in... More »
By James Marsh   
  

Get Punched In The Face By SPL 2!

Already a massive hit in China, martial arts extravaganza SPL 2 has it's North American premiere at the Toronto International Film Festival with a midnight screening at the Ryerson Theatre tomorrow - Thursday, September 17th - and North American Distributor... More »
By Todd Brown   
  
 
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