Red-Band trailer for Franklin Correa’s “Mistaken”

Red-Band trailer for Franklin Correa's "Mistaken"
February 9, 2014 | Posted in Videos by Albert Valentin | No Comments »
Ninjitsu expert turned filmmaker Franklin Correa is back with a red-band trailer to his upcoming action thriller MISTAKEN. The plot of the film, taken from the film’s Facebook page is as follows: Five years after leaving New [...]

Hong Kong legend Wu Ma dies at 71

Hong Kong legend Wu Ma dies at 71
February 4, 2014 | Posted in News by Albert Valentin | 3 Comments »
The Hong Kong cinematic world lost another legend when it was announced that Wu Ma had lost his battle with cancer on the morning of February 4, 2014 at the age of 71. Born Feng Hongyuan on [...]

REVIEW: The Cub Tiger from Kwangtung (1973)

REVIEW: The Cub Tiger from Kwangtung (1973)
February 3, 2014 | Posted in Film and TV Reviews by Albert Valentin | No Comments »
Hong Kong action legend Jackie Chan made his lead role debut with this standard kung fu film, which would later be used in a composite film that capitalized on his success. This review is for this original [...]

A look at the new ‘Ninja Turtles’?

A look at the new 'Ninja Turtles'?
February 2, 2014 | Posted in News by Albert Valentin | 16 Comments »
Since shooting began on the Michael Bay-produced version of the rebooted TEENAGE MUTANT NINJA TURTLES project, the question remains what will the new turtles look like? The answer may have finally come in the form of a [...]

Florentine and Adkins at “Close Range”

Florentine and Adkins at "Close Range"
February 2, 2014 | Posted in News by Albert Valentin | No Comments »
Director Isaac Florentine and his constant leading man Scott Adkins are back at it with a new upcoming project, and before anyone can say UNDISPUTED IV, it’s not it as of yet. Florentine (left) and Adkins are [...]

Check out the teaser to a potential film, “You Can’t Hear Me, You Can’t See Me”

Check out the teaser to a potential film, "You Can't Hear Me, You Can't See Me"
January 31, 2014 | Posted in Movies by Albert Valentin | No Comments »
A new Indonesian-based action comedy is in the works from director Andrew Suleiman, a longtime fan of Kung Fu Cinema. YOU CAN’T HEAR ME, YOU CAN’T SEE ME tells the story of two guys, one deaf and [...]

Introducting PeiPei Yuan as the “Dragon Lady”

Introducting PeiPei Yuan as the "Dragon Lady"
January 25, 2014 | Posted in News by Albert Valentin | 2 Comments »
Vlad Rimburg’s latest film features a brand new star in the making and her name is PeiPei Yuan. DRAGON LADY is a four-and-a-half minute short film that stars Yuan as a mysterious woman who is challenged by [...]

Scott Adkins wants to be in ‘The Raid 3′

Scott Adkins wants to be in 'The Raid 3'
January 25, 2014 | Posted in News by Albert Valentin | 9 Comments »
With the recent buzz surrounding THE RAID 2: BERANDAL, which made its premiere at last week’s Sundance film festival, one martial arts action star has made it clear he wants to be part of the next installment. [...]

REVIEW: The Silent Force (2000)

REVIEW: The Silent Force (2000)
January 25, 2014 | Posted in Film and TV Reviews by Albert Valentin | 4 Comments »
Loren Avedon and the late Karen Kim star in this action packed film about one man’s mission to avenge his entire team. Avedon plays FBI agent Frank Stevens, who has been part of an operation to take [...]

REVIEW: Tom Yum Goong 2 (2013)

REVIEW: Tom Yum Goong 2 (2013)
January 19, 2014 | Posted in Film and TV Reviews by Albert Valentin | 7 Comments »
Thai action icon Tony Jaa returns to one of his most famous roles in this long awaited sequel to his second major action film. While it is long awaited, it best to come seeing this film with [...]

REVIEW: Unbeatable (2013)

REVIEW: Unbeatable (2013)
January 18, 2014 | Posted in Film and TV Reviews by Albert Valentin | No Comments »
After WARRIOR and FISTS OF LEGEND, Hong Kong delivers a well-paced mixed martial arts thriller that drives on character development and does extremely well thanks to the performances of its three lead stars. The film is set [...]

Justin Lin heads to ‘Shaolin Temple’

Justin Lin heads to 'Shaolin Temple'
January 18, 2014 | Posted in News by Albert Valentin | No Comments »
Justin Lin, director of the last four installments of the FAST AND FURIOUS films (not counting the currently shooting seventh installment), is gearing up to make his Chinese-language film debut. Film Business Asia has reported that Lin [...]

REVIEW: Special ID (2013)

REVIEW: Special ID (2013)
January 15, 2014 | Posted in Film and TV Reviews by Albert Valentin | 1 Comment »
Donnie Yen returns to MMA with this action packed cop film that seems to have something missing, but does have some nicely done action sequences and a nice villain turn for the “Onimal”. Yen plays Chen Zilong, [...]

REVIEW: Raze (2013)

REVIEW: Raze (2013)
January 14, 2014 | Posted in Film and TV Reviews by Albert Valentin | 2 Comments »
New Zealand stuntwoman/actress Zoë Bell stars in this very insane film that gives a new meaning to the word “girlfight”. The film opens with Jamie (Rachel Nichols), a young woman who is kidnapped after a date. Dressed [...]

REVIEW: Fists of Legend (2013)

REVIEW: Fists of Legend (2013)
January 13, 2014 | Posted in Film and TV Reviews by Albert Valentin | 2 Comments »
The title may seem similar to a famous Jet Li film, but this is not a remake. This is a really great mixed martial arts drama from Korea courtesy of director Kang Woo-Suk (PUBLIC ENEMY). Noodle shop [...]

REVIEW: Street Crimes (1992)

REVIEW: Street Crimes (1992)
January 10, 2014 | Posted in Film and TV Reviews by Albert Valentin | No Comments »
From the makers of RING OF FIRE comes this film about two cops who find a different method to bringing the neighborhood back together…through fighting. Tony (Michael Worth) is a rookie police officer who after attempting to [...]

Kane Kosugi is ‘Agent X’ in first Hollywood lead role

Kane Kosugi is 'Agent X' in first Hollywood lead role
January 8, 2014 | Posted in News by Albert Valentin | 1 Comment »
Second generation action star Kane Kosugi has landed his first lead role in a Hollywood production, which is scheduled to begin shooting this month. On his official blog, Kane announced that he has signed to play the [...]

Legendary film producer Sir Run Run Shaw dies at 106

Legendary film producer Sir Run Run Shaw dies at 106
January 7, 2014 | Posted in News by Albert Valentin | 2 Comments »
One of the greatest figures in Hong Kong cinema history, Sir Run Run Shaw, has passed away at the age of 106 on Tuesday. The founder of the world famous Shaw Brothers film company and its television [...]

REVIEW: Out for Blood (1992)

REVIEW: Out for Blood (1992)
January 5, 2014 | Posted in Film and TV Reviews by Albert Valentin | 1 Comment »
Kickboxing legend Don “The Dragon” Wilson stars in this action film whose main character can be said to be referenced by the Yuen Biao classic ABOVE THE LAW (1986). Fifteen months ago, lawyer John Decker (Wilson) witnessed [...]

REVIEW: Order No. 27 (1986)

REVIEW: Order No. 27 (1986)
January 2, 2014 | Posted in Film and TV Reviews by Albert Valentin | 1 Comment »
A rare martial arts film from North Korea, this film proves that when it comes to providing fight scenes, the language is global. Set during the Korean War in the 1950’s, a group of military officers in [...]