Who’s Your Favorite Venom?
On August 12, 1978 Five Deadly Venoms premiered. The impact of this cult Kung Fu classic can be seen in Hip Hop Music ( most notably the Wu Tang Clan), fashion, and of course film. Click on this article for a great overview of the impact of The Five Deadly Venoms. As fans of this […]
UNIFIED PICTURES ACQUIRES NORTH AMERICAN RIGHTS TO “MAXIMUM IMPACT” STARRING ALEXANDER NEVSKY
UNIFIED PICTURES ACQUIRES NORTH AMERICAN RIGHTS TO “MAXIMUM IMPACT” STARRING ALEXANDER NEVSKY In Theaters on September 28, 2018 HOLLYWOOD, July XX, 2018 – Unified Pictures has acquired North American rights to the action/comedy film MAXIMUM IMPACT, starring international action star Alexander Nevsky (Showdown in Manila). Written by Ross LaManna (Rush Hour) and directed by Andrzej […]
Fukien White Crane | A Kung Fu Style Seemingly Made for the Movies
Chinese symbols of longevity, the red-crowned cranes commonly found in China (as well as Japan and Siberia, Russia) are large migratory birds that can live up to 80 years who make their home in wetlands, where they hunt for insects, worms, fish, shrimp, frogs, crabs, snakes and even rodents. So, how did these majestic creatures […]
Northern Shaolin Kung Fu | An Introduction for Martial Arts Film Fans
Northern Shaolin Kung Fu tends to emphasize speed, agility, stamina and flexibility, with much more dynamic footwork than found in its Southern counterparts. From arts primarily focused on self-defense to those now more commonly associated with inner peace, here is a quick guide to a few popular Northern Chinese martial arts styles and where you […]
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Final Contact Episode 1
If CGI free martial arts action is your thing then check out Final Contact, a new web series directed by Hong Kong Cinema vet Robert Samuels (H.K.S.A.) and Robert Jefferson, debuted today on the R4Films, LLC you tube channel and it is lit! There are plenty of fight scenes in this 11 minute web series […]
From Hollywood Action Films to Hong Kong Kung Fu Movies | When a Fight Scene Is Not a Fight Scene
By Shannon Roxborough Few who watch action movies are likely to care about the hole-riddled scripts, over-the-top dramatics and formulaic clichés, but quality fight scenes are another matter. For some, like yours truly, they’re a make-it-or-break-it element. There was a time when the phrase “Hollywood fight scene” conjured up images of either a one-on-one knock-down, […]
Dojo Review: Kill Order
Kill Order delivers hyper-kinetic, well-paced fights…
Dojo Podcast: Grandmaster Oso Tayari Casel
Dojo Podcast: Grandmaster Oso Tayari Casel (image originally at http://s3-ec.buzzfed.com/static/2014-07/4/14/enhanced/webdr11/enhanced-31348-1404497631-16.jpg) Oso Tayari Casel is a martial arts master with over 40 years of training in various martial arts: Shaolin Kung Fu, Kupigani Ngumi, Tai Chi Chuan, weapons, just to name a few. Grandmaster Casel was a noted tournament competitor who not only performed in forms competition but […]