Month: March 2020

Posted in Action / Aventure Thriller / Horror

The Guillotines 2012: Andrew Lau’s sprawling epic is finally hitting screens

An occasionally thematically scattershot wuxia actioner that will appeal to fans of the genre. Hard to be an assassin The Guillotines (Huyet Trich Tu) is…

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Posted in Action / Aventure Thriller / Horror

Skybound 2017: A thriller From Director Scarlett Hefner

Skybound is a 2017 thriller about five plane passengers who are unable to land after a mysterious disaster happened on the ground I don’t remember where…

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Posted in Great Movies Martial Art

Kung Fu Jungle Review : Donnie Yen’s Martial Arts Film is a treat for action fans

Jailed gongfu expert Ha Houmou (Donnie Yen) learns that one of his martial artist friends has been murdered. He strikes a deal with the lead…

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Posted in Action / Aventure Martial Art

1911 Review: Jackie Chan Stars in His 100th Film

Released in China just ahead of the 100th anniversary of the Xinhai Revolution. The 1911 Revolution, was one of the most anticipated films of 2011….

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Posted in Action / Aventure Martial Art

Bruce Lee, My Brother: A Hong Kong biographical martial arts drama about Bruce Lee’s Life

Based on the memoir written by Lee’s younger brother, Robert. The film begins with Bruce’s birth in San Francisco, while his father. Lee Hoi Cheun…

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Posted in News & Events

Kevin Smith Recorded a ‘Jay and Silent Bob Reboot’ Commentary Track, Put It Online

Kevin Smith‘s recent movie, Jay and Silent Bob Reboot, is now streaming on Amazon Prime Video. It’s also on Blu-ray and digital. But none of those…

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Posted in Action / Aventure Martial Art

Reign of Assassins 2010: Michelle Yeoh Shines In Martial Arts Movie

As a fan of John Woo and star Michelle Yeoh. Reign of Assassins was once a film I couldn’t wait to see. Then, like the rest of…

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Posted in Genres

Triumph in the Skies: TVB’s Film adaptation of the the TV series of the same name

Feature film adaptation of the the TV series, “Triumph in the Skies.” Even if you are not an avid fan of TVB series, but if…

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Posted in Action / Aventure Drama / Romance / Comedy

Manhunt Review: Director John Woo’s Return To The Heroic Bloodshed Movie

Fans expecting John Woo’s Manhunt to be a return to form will be sadly disappointed. It’s not a terrible film but it is certainly not…

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Posted in Great Movies Martial Art

Rise of the Legend 2014: A Martial-arts Epic Has A Lot Of Beautiful Battle Scene

There’s a long and glorious tradition in Asian cinema of historically significant martial artists being the subjects of fictionalized apocrypha and none can stake a…

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