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. [...]

TRAILER: One Million Klicks

TRAILER: One Million Klicks
August 10, 2014 | Posted in Videos by Albert Valentin | No Comments »
German-born martial arts ace Mike Moeller is back with a brand new film and judging from the trailer, it looks like it’s going to a fun film. Entitled ONE MILLION KLICKS, the film stars Moeller as a [...]

REVIEW: Ring of Fire III – Lion Strike (1994)

REVIEW: Ring of Fire III - Lion Strike (1994)
August 9, 2014 | Posted in Film and TV Reviews by Albert Valentin | 2 Comments »
Don “The Dragon” Wilson wraps up his RING OF FIRE trilogy with this action packed thriller where he takes on Russian terrorists and the Mafia who are after a nuclear weapon. It starts out with an escape [...]

Jaa, Adkins possibly up for ‘Kickboxer’ remake [UPDATED]

Jaa, Adkins possibly up for 'Kickboxer' remake [UPDATED]
August 5, 2014 | Posted in News by Albert Valentin | No Comments »
UPDATE #1: Well, it seems the Hollywood Reporter had recently announced the news involving Tony Jaa and Scott Adkins being cast in KICKBOXER have been premature. While Jaa has admitted that he is in negotiations, it appears [...]

REVIEW: Kickboxing Academy (1997)

REVIEW: Kickboxing Academy (1997)
August 5, 2014 | Posted in Film and TV Reviews by Albert Valentin | No Comments »
This 1997 indie feature from schlock comedy director Richard Gabai is truly aimed at the family crowd, despite an obvious shock in terms of casting and a certain theme involved in the film. June (Donna Barnes) is [...]

‘The Transporter Legacy’ Coming in March

'The Transporter Legacy' Coming in March
August 4, 2014 | Posted in News by Albert Valentin | 2 Comments »
The next installment of the TRANSPORTER films, created by Luc Besson, will be coming to theaters in the U.S. in March. However, don’t expect Jason Statham to return as Frank Martin, the titular “Transporter”. The new film [...]

‘Double Fist’: Martial Artist’s Dream Film Comes to Life

'Double Fist': Martial Artist's Dream Film Comes to Life
July 30, 2014 | Posted in News by Albert Valentin | No Comments »
A New York-based martial artist is finally living his dream as a film project he developed two decades ago has finally come to life. DOUBLE FIST is the dream project of Paul Mormando, founder of the Cha [...]

Shaw Brothers titles coming to El Rey Network in October

Shaw Brothers titles coming to El Rey Network in October
July 30, 2014 | Posted in News by Albert Valentin | 1 Comment »
El Rey Network, the cable channel founded by filmmaker Robert Rodrigues, has announced that have made a deal with Celestial Pictures to air 255 Shaw Brothers titles on the network. The deal was made on July 28 [...]

TRAILER: Falcon Rising

TRAILER: Falcon Rising
July 28, 2014 | Posted in Videos by Albert Valentin | 2 Comments »
There is a new action hero on the horizon and his name is John “Falcon” Chapman. And even better, he’s coming in September in what could be the start of a potential franchise. Directed by Ernie Barbarash, [...]

TEASER: The Martial Arts Kid

TEASER: The Martial Arts Kid
July 28, 2014 | Posted in Videos by Albert Valentin | No Comments »
This past weekend at the Comic-Con, Dragon Traditionz Inc. premiered a one-minute teaser trailer to their first film, THE MARTIAL ARTS KID. The film stars Jansen Panettiere as Robbie, a troubled teen who moves to Florida to [...]

TRAILER: Tekken 2: Kazuya’s Revenge

TRAILER: Tekken 2: Kazuya's Revenge
July 23, 2014 | Posted in Videos by Albert Valentin | 11 Comments »
The long awaited prequel to the live action adaptation of the Namco video game TEKKEN has finally unleashed a teaser trailer upon its release on DVD and Blu-Ray on August 12. TEKKEN 2: KAZUYA’S REVENGE stars Kane [...]

Panna Rittikrai (1961-2014)

Panna Rittikrai (1961-2014)
July 20, 2014 | Posted in News by Albert Valentin | 2 Comments »
Thailand’s world of action cinema has lost one of its pioneers. Panna Rittikrai, the mentor of action stars like Tony Jaa, Jeeja Yanin, and Dan Chupong, has passed away at the age of 53 after a long [...]

The Blacksmith is returning at the end of 2014

The Blacksmith is returning at the end of 2014
July 16, 2014 | Posted in News by Albert Valentin | 7 Comments »
The Blacksmith is back. Despite a negative reaction from critics and fans upon its 2012 release, the titular MAN WITH THE IRON FISTS is returning for a new adventure, this time under the helm of the man [...]

AMC to enter the ‘Badlands’

AMC to enter the 'Badlands'
July 15, 2014 | Posted in News by Albert Valentin | 1 Comment »
AMC, the network behind hit shows such as THE WALKING DEAD, MAD MEN, and BREAKING BAD are gearing for a new martial arts action series to premiere in late 2015 or early 2016. Loosely based on the [...]

“To Be the Best” Sequel in the Works

"To Be the Best" Sequel in the Works
July 11, 2014 | Posted in News by Albert Valentin | No Comments »
The 1993 martial arts action film TO BE THE BEST is getting a sequel treatment, which will incorporate mixed martial arts and a cast of veterans from the dominant 1990′s straight-to-video martial arts film and some upcoming [...]

REVIEW: The Suspect (2013)

REVIEW: The Suspect (2013)
July 11, 2014 | Posted in Film and TV Reviews by Albert Valentin | No Comments »
This action packed South Korean film brings an action style similar to THE BOURNE IDENTITY with the story not only flowing, but coming at you like a Mack truck. Ji Dong-Chul (Gong Yoo) was one of the [...]

REVIEW: Once Upon a Time in Shanghai (2014)

REVIEW: Once Upon a Time in Shanghai (2014)
July 2, 2014 | Posted in Film and TV Reviews by Albert Valentin | 2 Comments »
Hong Kong actor and martial artist Philip Ng finally is given center stage with this rebooted look at the hero Ma Yung-Chen, who was immortalized in the 1972 Shaw Brothers film BOXER FROM SHANTUNG and then in [...]

REVIEW: Ninja Academy (1989)

REVIEW: Ninja Academy (1989)
June 25, 2014 | Posted in Film and TV Reviews by Albert Valentin | No Comments »
What do you get when you cross comedies like POLICE ACADEMY with the ninja? A somewhat underrated cult B-movie action comedy courtesy of producer/director Nico Mastorakis. It starts out a few years ago in Japan where Sensei [...]

Gary Daniels enters the ‘Bullpen Fight Club’

Gary Daniels enters the 'Bullpen Fight Club'
June 23, 2014 | Posted in News by Albert Valentin | No Comments »
British martial arts action star and Kung Fu Cinema favorite Gary Daniels is back with what looks to be an exciting mixed martial arts action thriller. BULLPEN FIGHT CLUB, which is directed by R. Ellis Frazier, stars [...]

REVIEW: The Raid 2 (Blu-Ray)

REVIEW: The Raid 2 (Blu-Ray)
June 21, 2014 | Posted in Home Video Reviews by Albert Valentin | No Comments »
On July 8, 2014, Sony Pictures Home Entertainment will be releasing the action packed sequel THE RAID 2 on DVD and Blu-Ray. For a review of the film, check out the film review right HERE. So what [...]