Category: Martial Art

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Ip Man 2010 Review: The film is incredibly well paced with almost constant action

Centering on Ip Man’s migration to Hong Kong in 1949 as he attempts to propagate his discipline of Wing Chun martial arts. The first Ip…

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The Kung Fu Cult Master Review: Fast, furious, frenetic, and fundamentally forgettable

An overly confusing plot weighs down this Wong Jing flying kung-fu extravaganza, which was based on Jin Yong’s novel “Heaven Sword and Dragon Sabre” (Yi…

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A Man Called Hero 1999 Review: A Hong Kong Martial Art Movie From The Storm Riders Director

After ‘The Storm Riders’ proved to be such a huge success at the Hong Kong box office. Director Andrew Lau decided to utilise another comic book…

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Fong Sai Yuk 2 Review: This is definitely an entertaining film that is worth catching

For fans of Jet Li, the original ‘Fong Sai Yuk’ remains one of his best loved films. And also one of the most financially lucrative….

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The Forbidden Kingdom Review: A Wuxia film Starring Jackie Chan and Jet Li

The central character in The Forbidden Kingdom, Jason Tripitikas, is an adolescent boy obsessed with kung fu films.  However, despite the boy’s preoccupation. And an…

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Lady Detective Shadow 2018: An excellent ensemble of well known individuals in the native cast

We like detective shows, martial arts and Wushu films. So it is not difficult to like producer Bey Logan’s TV movie. Lady Detective Shadow (2018),…

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Call of Heroes 2016 Review: Ching Wan Lau, Wu Jing and Louis Koo as the protagonists and with a budget of $32 million

Featuring Sammo Hung as the action director. Benny Chan as the director. Ching Wan Lau, Wu Jing and Louis Koo as the protagonists and with…

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The Wrath of Vajra 2013 Review: A pretty spectacular martial arts movie

The Wrath of Vajra is well paced and with a fight scene every 2 minutes.  You could do a lot worse than watching this on…

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Fist of Legend 1994 Review: Jet Li plays the title character, Chen Zhen

The first Jet Li film I ever watched. And I think it may very well have spoiled all of his other films for me. I…

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Once Upon a Time in China Review: The Best Wong Fei-Hong Role From Jet Li

Required viewing for any Hong Kong Cinema fan. While long-winded and overstuffed. The film still provides terrific action sequences and a healthy history lesson. Once…

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