Curry and Pepper (1990)

Take a Hong Kong comedy king and a Hong Kong “heavenly” king and have them play cops. Sounds like a good idea, but in this case, it’s a middle of the road film. Curry and Pepper are the worst members of the CID department of the Hong Kong police force. They spend their time looking […]

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Infernal Affairs (2002)

This Hong Kong thriller is hailed as one of the greatest action dramas and it would be the inspiration for an Academy Award winning film. Two police officers, Lau Kin-Ming and Chan Wing-Yan, are truly opposites, but there is a connection between them. Lau is actually a mole working for Hon Sam, a notorious Triad […]

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Arena of the Street Fighter (2013)

German-born martial arts ace Mike Möller stars and directs this action packed film about one man’s shot at revenge against the gang responsible for his brother’s murder. What is interesting is that most of the film is told in flashback. Mikey, played by Möller, is a fighter who is in prison. After fighting an opponent, […]

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Dancing Ninja (2010)

Originally meant to be a sequel to Beverly Hills Ninja, this martial arts comedy is meant to be one of those not be taken seriously all thanks to one heck of a campy performance by “The Hoff”. Years ago, a baby was found on the harbor by Papasan, a local business owner who works as […]

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Underground (2007)

Take twelve of the top martial arts fighters from the United Kingdom, a one million dollar prize, and add a little bit of what Bruce Lee called “emotional content” and you have this entertaining martial arts drama from newcomer director Chee Keong-Cheung. The film takes place in a world where underground fighting has become extremely […]

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Spirited Killer (1994)

The late stuntmaster Panna Rittikrai started out as the star in a low of lower-budgeted Thai films before gaining the reputation as the mentor of some of Thailand’s top action stars, notably Tony Jaa and Jeeja Yanin. In 1994, Rittikrai took the lead villain role in this horror-martial arts hybrid that can be described as […]

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