This Is Not A Cat Fight, It’s A “Lady Blood Fight”

Director Chris Nahon spared no budget to exuberant amounts of “blood”, as female fighters wreck-havoc and spew bodily fluid scene after scene. The film star’s blond bombshell Amy Johnston (Jane) , looks innocent, but is a lethal weapon! This all-female Kumite clearly pays homage to the classic “Bloodsport”.   In the plot, Jane aspires to […]

“Vengeance Of An Assassin” Is Legendary Director Panna Rittikrai’s Final Film

“Vengeance” is the last film of director, actor, screenwriter, and choreographer Panna Rittikrai, who was Tony Jaa’s mentor.  He also directed “Ong Bak” and “The Protector”. Rittikrai’s final action submission proves consistent with his prior films. Superb acrobatics, choreography, stunts, and powerful Muay Thai.   The plot is about two brothers in Thailand being raised […]

Director Jesse V. Johnson and Scott Adkins serve up a full helping in “Savage Dog”

Scott Adkins wrecks mayhem in “Savage Dog”! Writer/Director Jesse V. Johnson (who also directed other films with Adkins “Accident Man”, “The Debt Collector”, and “Triple Threat”) breaks out the big guns along with plenty of fighting action. The S.D. cast is brim-full with talent, Marko Zaror (“Boyka 3”, “The Redeemer”) and Ultimate Fighter Kung Le […]

“Rise Of A Legend” Fires up The Screen!

Director Chow Hin Yeung Roy’s 1900’s post Quin Dynasty opium wars gangster flick delivers. The immortal Sammo Kam-Bo Hung continues to re-define newton’s law with acrobatic anti-gravity techniques. Eddie Peng (like Jacky Chan and Jet Le) provides his version of the Chinese folklore hero Wong Fei Hung.   The plot begins shortly after the end […]

“The Two Champions of Shaolin” Is Timeless!

Shaw Brothers Studio again teams up with super director Chang Che and “Venom Mob” members and add to their list of consistent classics. “The Two Champions of Shaolin” is filled with spectacular carnage.   In this tale, Hu Wei Chen (Chiang Sheng) of Shaolin kills two Wu-Tang teachers, Wu-Tang then plots their vengeance. Wu-Tang is […]

“No Retreat No Surrender” Introduces Van Damme

“No Retreat No Surrender” forever will have a place in martial arts cinema history because this was the debut of Jean-Claude Van Damme. Director Corey Yuen gets credit for introducing the world to the signature Van Damme spinning split kick, along with his incredible flexibility.   The plot begins in a California Dojo where sensei […]

“Headshot” Is Terrific!

Directors Timo Tjahjanto and Kimo Stamboel present murderous no holds barred butchery in “Headshot” starring Iko Uwais (“The Raid”, “Raid Redemption”). Uwais continues to ride the momentum from previous films, more action mixed with enough blood to satisfy any horror film fan. With fight choreography by the Uwais Team, “Headshot” packs a wallop!   The […]

“John Wick: Chapter 2” Is Perfection!

Bobba Yaga (The Boogie Man) returns! Keanu Reeves reprises his role as “deaths emissary” John Wick! “A man of focus, commitment, and sheer will”, Wick is every gangsters most dreaded nightmare! Director and ex-stuntman Chad Stahelski also returns to direct a masterpiece of a sequel. Stahelski incorporates every stunt imaginable, motorcycles, cars, guns, explosions, hand […]

“Kung Fu Hustle” is incredible!

After the success of “Shaolin Soccer” Stephan Chow returns with his follow up classic “Kung Fu Hustle” which he wrote, produced, directed, and stars in. Chow delivers a great action comedy fermented by great characters with excellent skills such as “the twelve kick style”, “Toad Style”, “Buddha Palm”, “Iron fist”, and the almost unbeatable “Lions […]