Merantau Fight Scene

Merantau

Before the Raid, Iko Uwais did an awesome job bashing guys in Merantau! This movie has a different feel to the Raid but it does have a good level of action.  So for your viewing pleasure and the video of the week, here’s one of the fight scenes from the movie Merantau! Read my review… Keep Reading

Return 36th Chamber

Return to the 46th Chamber is another Shaw Brothers film with Gordon Liu in the forefront, but it is in no way a sequel to the 36th Chamber of Shaolin!  It does share some common events (eg, going to the 36th Chamber of Shaolin to learn Kung Fu) but the edvents and characters are entirely… Keep Reading

Street Fighter Alpha Generations

This is another anime film (sort of, it’s American) based on the Street Fighter alpha video games, once again  it is unrelated any of the events in the other films. This movie starts off by telling us the story of Gouki (whose name should be Akuma, really) as he starts to use the Dark Hadou… Keep Reading

Butterfly and Sword

This kung fu film from 1993 is another wuxia film packed with wire fu and gravity defying action. The move is based around a group of assassins known as Happy Forest.  The leader of Happy Forest is Lady Ko, played by Michelle Yeoh.  Ko’s brothers and sisters are ‘sworn’ siblings and are of no blood… Keep Reading

kicked

Ever been kicked in the groin?  Hurts like hell.  Well apparently you can train to take it! This video of the week is from sport science, while the theme is a little crude I’m sure you’re curious enough to see what happens when they get a massive professional fighter kick this man with the “invincible… Keep Reading

Ichi

Ichi

Ichi is a Japanese sword play film from recent years that follows in the tradition of Zatoichi – the blind swordsman. Ichi, like Zatoichi, is blind and a swordswoman, and she seems to face some problems on the road.  Naturally there are bandits and people who love to take advantage of the weak. The story… Keep Reading

Bruce Lee

I’ve seen it and I’ve been there myself, especially when I started getting into Bruce Lee films when I was a kid – you want to see absolutely anything Bruce Lee to catch some more of the legend. You happen to be checking out some DVDs and you see some eye catching titles – ‘The… Keep Reading

Tony Jaa in Ong Bak

Remember the first time you saw Ong Bak?  I never knew  Thailand had such awesome action! In this scene,  for our weekly video, we see a wide arsenal of Tony Jaa’s talents as he goes free running down town to escape some thugs.  He even shows off a little Muay Thai here and there. This… Keep Reading

Blade 2 Movie Poster

Blade 2 is a continuation from the first film, with Blade this time tracking down is old friend and father figure Whistler and teaming up with a group of vampires to fight a new type of monster. The movie starts as we learn that after Whistler had shot himself in the first film, he had… Keep Reading

The Sensei

The Sensei is a serious film packed with heart and a message about prejudice.  This is perhaps one of the most emotional movies I’ve reviewed as it touches on some serious issues without holding back. We’re introduced to a young man named McClain who fights off some attackers during a mugging.  Stunned by his physical… Keep Reading

Stephen Chow Kung Fu Hustle

If one man has his name all over modern Kung Fu parody it’s Stephen Chow! Kung Fu Hustle, considered his best and funniest film, is packed with visual humor and cool martial arts themes.  So instead of hardcore action scene, here’s my video for this week – when Chow’s character tries to call out people… Keep Reading