Update on Scott Adkins’ Projects

Update on Scott Adkins' Projects
September 18, 2014 | Posted in News by Albert Valentin | No Comments »
On September 14, at the SENI Combat Convention in London, England, martial arts action star Scott Adkins made an appearance and gave some brief updates on some of his upcoming projects. In addition, it has been confirmed [...]

Mark Dacascos to dispense ‘Ultimate Justice’

Mark Dacascos to dispense 'Ultimate Justice'
September 17, 2014 | Posted in News by Albert Valentin | No Comments »
Silent Partners, the new production company recently formed by Mike Leeder and Ruediger Kummerle, have recently announced their next film and its lead star. The film, titled ULTIMATE JUSTICE, will be the first lead role in years [...]

TRAILER: The Dead Lands

TRAILER: The Dead Lands
September 16, 2014 | Posted in Videos by Albert Valentin | No Comments »
The trailer to Toa Fraser’s THE DEAD LANDS has arrived just before it makes its debut in its native New Zealand in October. The film revolves around a village chieftain’s son named Hongi, played by James Rolleston. [...]

REVIEW: Echoes of a Ronin (Short) (2014)

REVIEW: Echoes of a Ronin (Short) (2014)
September 14, 2014 | Posted in Reviews by Albert Valentin | No Comments »
Danish-born martial artist and actor David Sakurai stars in this homage to Japanese chanbara films that has some exciting fight sequences. Sakurai plays Shin, who after the death of his father, has inherited the family restaurant. This [...]

REVIEW: Falcon Rising (2014)

REVIEW: Falcon Rising (2014)
September 7, 2014 | Posted in Film and TV Reviews by Albert Valentin | 2 Comments »
Ernie Barbarash, the director of ASSASSINATION GAMES and the upcoming POUND OF FLESH, teams up with martial arts actor Michael Jai White for an exciting thriller that could set up a potential franchise. White plays ex-Marine John [...]

REVIEW: Broken Path (2008)

REVIEW: Broken Path (2008)
September 6, 2014 | Posted in Film and TV Reviews by Albert Valentin | 1 Comment »
Alpha Stunts co-founder Koichi Sakamoto delivers one of the most brutal yet exciting action films in recent years with two former Power Rangers taking the lead. A family has moved into a ranch into Texas. Jack (Johnny [...]

Patrick Lung Kong (1935-2014)

Patrick Lung Kong (1935-2014)
September 4, 2014 | Posted in News by Albert Valentin | No Comments »
It is with great sadness to announce the death of Hong Kong actor and director Patrick Lung Kong, best known in the West for his role of the villain Commander Hung in the film BLACK MASK. He [...]

REVIEW: 47 Ronin (2013)

REVIEW: 47 Ronin (2013)
August 30, 2014 | Posted in Film and TV Reviews by Albert Valentin | 1 Comment »
The famous Japanese legend is given a supernatural twist in Carl Rinsch’s story. Despite the film being one of the biggest flops of 2013, the film is actually worth seeing. In the times of feudal Japan, a [...]

TRAILER: Rurouni Kenshin – The Legend Ends

TRAILER: Rurouni Kenshin - The Legend Ends
August 27, 2014 | Posted in Videos by Albert Valentin | No Comments »
The trailer for the final installment of the RUROUNI KENSHIN films has been unleashed and it looks to set up what could be one of the top sword fights in modern Japanese films. RUROUNI KENSHIN: THE LEGEND [...]

REVIEW: The Puma – Warrior with Heart (1999)

REVIEW: The Puma - Warrior with Heart (1999)
August 27, 2014 | Posted in Film and TV Reviews by Albert Valentin | 2 Comments »
The pilot for a short-lived German action series plays off like a made-for-TV martial arts version of DIE HARD. However, thanks to Donnie Yen’s frenetic choreography, this is a pretty decent film. Josh Engel (Mickey Hardt) is [...]

‘Power Rangers: Dino Charge’ cast revealed

'Power Rangers: Dino Charge' cast revealed
August 24, 2014 | Posted in News by Albert Valentin | No Comments »
At this weekend’s Power Morpicon, the cast of the next Power Rangers series, DINO CHARGE, was revealed. The series skips the 2012-13 series GO-BUSTERS and jumps right into KYORYUGER. Brennan Mejia will play the Red Ranger. James [...]

REVIEW: 14 Blades (U.S. Blu-Ray)

REVIEW: 14 Blades (U.S. Blu-Ray)
August 24, 2014 | Posted in Home Video Reviews by Albert Valentin | No Comments »
Four years after its initial release in Hong Kong, Donnie Yen’s period action piece 14 BLADES slices its way to DVD and Blu-Ray in the United States courtesy of the Radius/TWC. Yen plays Qinglong, the top commander [...]

TRAILER: Duel – The Last Choice (2014)

TRAILER: Duel - The Last Choice (2014)
August 20, 2014 | Posted in Videos by Albert Valentin | No Comments »
Indonesian martial arts film veteran Willy Dozan, who was known to fans of classic kung fu films as Billy Chong Chuen-Lei, is back with a brand new film and this time, he has his son joining him. [...]

TRAILER: Mystic Blade (2014)

TRAILER: Mystic Blade (2014)
August 20, 2014 | Posted in Videos by Albert Valentin | No Comments »
Former kickboxer turned stuntman and filmmaker David Ismalone returns with a brand new film to highlight the skills of friend and fellow stuntman and martial artist Don Ferguson. Ferguson, a taekwondo expert who became a stuntman in [...]

Camacho and Gruner team-up on ‘The Chemist’

Camacho and Gruner team-up on 'The Chemist'
August 20, 2014 | Posted in News by Albert Valentin | No Comments »
Filmmaker and martial artist Art Camacho and French-born 90′s action star Olivier Gruner have joined forces on a new action film that has just begun principal shooting. THE CHEMIST will star Gruner as Steele, an aging hitman [...]

REVIEW: Furious (1984)

REVIEW: Furious (1984)
August 17, 2014 | Posted in Film and TV Reviews by Albert Valentin | No Comments »
This rare American martial arts film features early performances by the Rhee brothers and marks the first appearance of a future action star. However, the ridiculous plot makes it convincing: don’t take this film seriously. Simon Lee [...]

REVIEW: Tekken 2 – Kazuya’s Revenge (2014)

REVIEW: Tekken 2 - Kazuya's Revenge (2014)
August 14, 2014 | Posted in Film and TV Reviews by Albert Valentin | 2 Comments »
After months of what can be described as sheer confusion, Kane Kosugi finally gets his first lead role in a Hollywood film. However, there is just one slight problem: it’s the prequel to the live action adaptation [...]

The Noble Brothers return with ‘White Cobra’

The Noble Brothers return with 'White Cobra'
August 13, 2014 | Posted in Videos by Albert Valentin | No Comments »
The Noble Brothers from Scotland have returned with a new short film that brings elements of Hong Kong and Korean action to the pleasure of their fans. WHITE COBRA stars Reuben McKay as a man whose girlfriend [...]

TRAILER: Rise of the Legend (2014)

TRAILER: Rise of the Legend (2014)
August 10, 2014 | Posted in Videos by Albert Valentin | 5 Comments »
The trailer for RISE OF THE LEGEND, the film that marks the return of legendary martial arts hero Wong Fei-Hung to the big screen, has finally been unleashed. Eddie Peng (UNBEATABLE) tackles the role of a young [...]

The Return of ‘Samurai Cop’

The Return of 'Samurai Cop'
August 10, 2014 | Posted in News by Albert Valentin | No Comments »
A definitive “so bad it’s good” movie emerged nearly 25 years ago and while recently, a slew of new and devoted fans have starting showing interest in this film, a major surprise emerged just two months ago. [...]