Bloodsport III (1997)

Alex Cardo is back and this third installment is seen as a flashback of how he once again enters the Kumite for a simple motive: revenge. During a camping trip with his son, Alex Cardo inquires his son Jason about him becoming the Kumite champion. Excited, Alex tells him the story of how he had […]

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Unrivaled (2010)

After two misfires with Never Surrender and Death Warrior, could the third time be the charm for martial artist turned filmmaker Hector Echavarria? The answer is both yes and no, but the film does improve in terms of executing the script by cutting down some elements unnecessary in the previous films. Ringo Duran is a […]

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Mismatched Couples (1985)

Usually showing seriousness when it comes to his roles, Donnie Yen has without a doubt become one of the biggest action stars in Hong Kong, especially with his recent efforts. However, in 1985, Yen takes the lead in a more comical sense where he not only does his trademark martial arts skills, but the film’s […]

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Shamo (2007)

2007, Art Port Inc./Same Way Production Ltd./Pony Canyon Inc. Director: Soi Cheang Producers: Hirofumi Ogoshi Toji Kato Izo Hashimoto Shin Yoneyama Sam Leong Writers: Izo Hashimoto (original manga & screenplay) Akio Tanaka (original manga) Szeto Kam-Yuen (screenplay) Cinematography: Edmond Fung Editing: Eric Kwong Cast: Shawn Yue (Ryo Narushima) Annie Liu (Megumi) Francis Ng (Kenji Kurokawa) […]

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Fighter (2007)

  Directed by Danish-born helmer Natasha Arthy, this film can be described as a more seriously minded martial arts version of the Gurinder Chadha comedy Bend It Like Beckham, in which our protagonist must make a decision between staying loyal to her family’s traditional values and the one thing she loves more than anything. Aicha […]

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