The wait will soon be over! Boyka is truly coming back!

The wait will soon be over! Boyka is truly coming back!
March 24, 2015 | Posted in News by Albert Valentin | 2 Comments »
Major news has arrived in the form of a start date on production of the most anticipated return of one of the most awesome characters in martial arts films today…the Russian powerhouse Uri Boyka! The Action Elite has [...]

“Ip Man 3″ surprises everyone with shocker of a casting

"Ip Man 3" surprises everyone with shocker of a casting
March 24, 2015 | Posted in News by Albert Valentin | 5 Comments »
Production has begun on the long-awaited sequel IP MAN 3 after a press conference was held. At the conference, Pegasus Motion Pictures made a very shocking announcement involving casting an opponent for the Wing Chun grandmaster, to [...]

REVIEW: Shadowguard (2011)

REVIEW: Shadowguard (2011)
March 24, 2015 | Posted in Film and TV Reviews by Albert Valentin | No Comments »
Hollywood actor Michael Biehn makes his return to Hong Kong cinema with this action film that can be described as both a B-movie and a “learning experience”. Deva (Phoenix Valen) is a young woman who after fighting [...]

TEASER: SPL II – A Time of Consequences

TEASER: SPL II - A Time of Consequences
March 23, 2015 | Posted in Videos by Albert Valentin | 2 Comments »
It’s been a long time coming, but the teaser trailer to the upcoming sequel SPL II: A TIME OF CONSEQUENCES has finally arrived. The film stars Wu Jing as Kit, a Hong Kong officer who has nailed [...]

REVIEW: Vengeance of an Assassin (2014)

REVIEW: Vengeance of an Assassin (2014)
March 23, 2015 | Posted in Film and TV Reviews by Albert Valentin | 1 Comment »
For his final film, Thai stunt master Panna Rittikrai pulls out all stops and goes back to basics and combines with modern technology in this revenge action thriller. Thee (Dan Chupong) is a young man who has [...]

REVIEW: The Four Shaolin Challengers (1977)

REVIEW: The Four Shaolin Challengers (1977)
March 22, 2015 | Posted in Film and TV Reviews by Albert Valentin | No Comments »
Two years before Sammo Hung played one of Wong Fei-Hung’s most beloved disciples, karate expert Larry Lee took the role of Lam Sai-Wing in this standard kung fu film that features some nice action scenes. A band [...]

REVIEW: Tracers (2015)

REVIEW: Tracers (2015)
March 21, 2015 | Posted in Film and TV Reviews by Albert Valentin | No Comments »
Former XMA champion turned Hollywood actor Taylor Lautner joins the reins of parkour in this thriller from director Daniel Benmayor. Lautner plays Cam, a New York City bike messenger who owes a massive debt to the Chinese [...]

TEASER: The Transporter Refueled

TEASER: The Transporter Refueled
March 20, 2015 | Posted in Videos by Albert Valentin | 2 Comments »
The teaser trailer to the prequel/reboot of the TRANSPORTER series has finally arrived. Jason Statham played the character of Frank Martin from 2002 to 2007, making the original film his breakout role and today, he is considered [...]

REVIEW: The Last Warrior (1982)

REVIEW: The Last Warrior (1982)
March 15, 2015 | Posted in Film and TV Reviews by Albert Valentin | No Comments »
Turkish action cinema has quite the cult following due its combination of exploitation and its very exaggerative action sequences. The genre’s premier star, Cuneyt Arkin, stars in this very “bad it’s good cult martial arts film. Murat [...]

Sion Sono’s maniacal “Tokyo Tribe” coming to the U.S.

Sion Sono's maniacal "Tokyo Tribe" coming to the U.S.
March 11, 2015 | Posted in News by Albert Valentin | No Comments »
Since the original release of celebrated filmmaker Sion Sono’s latest film, a maniacal  mix of musical and action, the question is “When will this film come out in the U.S.”. Well, that answer has been discovered. TOKYO [...]

Seagal brings a “Code of Honor” in latest film

Seagal brings a "Code of Honor" in latest film
March 11, 2015 | Posted in News by Albert Valentin | 1 Comment »
Aikido master turned action star Steven Seagal is back with his latest film beginning production this week. CODE OF HONOR stars Seagal as a Special Forces colonel who has recently returned back home from the Middle East after [...]

REVIEW: The Divine Move (2014)

REVIEW: The Divine Move (2014)
March 10, 2015 | Posted in Film and TV Reviews by Albert Valentin | 2 Comments »
The Asian chess-like game of Go, or in this case, Baduk, gets deadly in this action thriller from director Jo Bum-Gu. Tae-Seok (Jung Woo-Sung) is a young man whose skills in the game of baduk has led [...]

Bollywood remake of ‘Warrior’ has official title, cast, and release date

Bollywood remake of 'Warrior' has official title, cast, and release date
March 9, 2015 | Posted in News by Albert Valentin | No Comments »
Back in late 2014, it was announced that Lionsgate would be working on a Bollywood remake of the mixed martial arts drama WARRIOR. Production has been completed and information has been released over the weekend. The film’s [...]

REVIEW: Rurouni Kenshin – The Legend Ends (2014)

REVIEW: Rurouni Kenshin - The Legend Ends (2014)
March 7, 2015 | Posted in Film and TV Reviews by Albert Valentin | No Comments »
The saga based on Nobuhiro Watsuki’s manga and the anime comes to an end in this exciting final installment that features both character-driven performances and perhaps the best action of the entire trilogy. Picking up where KYOTO [...]

Jon Foo is the new Inspector Lee

Jon Foo is the new Inspector Lee
March 4, 2015 | Posted in News by Albert Valentin | 1 Comment »
The television adaptation of RUSH HOUR has found its Inspector Lee and it is a Kung Fu Cinema favorite. Jon Foo (TEKKEN, EXTRACTION) has been cast in the role made famous by Jackie Chan in the trilogy [...]

Rousey and Uwais go to “Mile 22″

Rousey and Uwais go to "Mile 22"
March 2, 2015 | Posted in News by Albert Valentin | No Comments »
Some interesting news has hit on the action front and it involves the current undefeated UFC women’s champion and the star of the RAID franchise. Ronda Rousey, who just this past weekend defeated her opponent Cat Zingano [...]

REVIEW: Virtual Combat (1995)

REVIEW: Virtual Combat (1995)
March 2, 2015 | Posted in Film and TV Reviews by Albert Valentin | No Comments »
Kickboxing legend Don “The Dragon” Wilson takes on the virtual world in this pretty interesting action film. David Quarry (Wilson) and his partner John Gibson (Ken McLeod) are grid runners, border cops who make sure that all [...]

REVIEW: The Rage of Wind (1973)

REVIEW: The Rage of Wind (1973)
February 27, 2015 | Posted in Film and TV Reviews by Albert Valentin | No Comments »
This standard basher with the typical movie rivalry between China and Japan is highlighted by quite a finale between Chen Sing and Yasuaki Kurata. Chen Kwong (Chen) is a Chinese kung fu expert who returns home after [...]

REVIEW: The Challenger (1979)

REVIEW: The Challenger (1979)
February 26, 2015 | Posted in Film and TV Reviews by Albert Valentin | No Comments »
One of Hong Kong’s most prolific actors, Eric Tsang, made his directorial debut with this very good classic kung fu film that has some great performances from its cast of characters. Chin Chan-Hung (Norman Tsui) is a [...]

REVIEW: White Haired Witch (2014)

REVIEW: White Haired Witch (2014)
February 22, 2015 | Posted in Film and TV Reviews by Albert Valentin | No Comments »
Hong Kong auteur Jacob Cheung (CAGEMAN) brings the story of THE BRIDE WITH WHITE HAIR in this new re-telling of Liang Yusheng’s classic novel. Having proven himself worthy of the title “Head of Wudang”, Zhuo Yihang (Huang [...]