Five… Asian action heroines to discover -
The London EconomicFive… Asian action heroines to discoverThe London EconomicA notable role came in 1986 in Painted Faces, in which she played a character based on Chinese Opera school mistress Fan Fok Fa, in a film based on the school days of Jackie Chan and Sammo Hung (who played his own teacher). In later years Cheng has ...
Posted on 4 October 2017 | 12:46 pm
Why Hugh Hefner's forays into China were a
South China Morning PostWhy Hugh Hefner's forays into China were a rather un-sexy affairSouth China Morning PostThe first cover carried a covered-up Miss Hong Kong-turned actress, Olivia Cheng, who went topless inside and interviews with larger-than-life movie actor Sammo Hung and fashion designer Calvin Klein. Later editions had renowned 1990s Hong Kong ...and more »
Posted on 29 September 2017 | 4:27 am
In South Korea, a horrifically extreme
AV ClubIn South Korea, a horrifically extreme thriller can be the box-office champion of the yearAV ClubIp Man 2, which moved the action from mainland China to Hong Kong, was a worthy follow-up to its classic predecessor, and it had a few truly great fights between Donnie Yen and Sammo Hung. Yen also played the lead in Legend Of The Fist: The Return Of ...
Posted on 22 September 2017 | 4:06 am
GOD OF WAR Arrives on Digital, Blu-ray Combo
We Are Movie GeeksGOD OF WAR Arrives on Digital, Blu-ray Combo Pack & DVD October 17thWe Are Movie GeeksDirected by Gordon Chan (Painted Skin, Fist of Legend), GOD OF WAR stars Vincent Zhao (The White Haired Witch of Lunar Kingdom), Sammo Hung (Ip Man 2), Wan Qian (Hide and Seek), Keisuke Koide (Shin Godzilla) and Yasuaki Kurata (Fist of Legend).
Posted on 21 September 2017 | 11:22 am
I really wanted to use a live cat - San
San Diego ReaderI really wanted to use a live catSan Diego Reader#CB: In terms of the Kung Fu stuff, from Jackie Chan's films, I love Police Story, Project A; the Sammo Hung stuff he did, Snake in Eagle's Shadow, Super Cop, Meals on Wheels is such a cool one; the stuff he did with Yuen Woo-ping, Drunken Master; and ...and more »
Posted on 20 September 2017 | 12:01 pm
'Jackie Chan' Translation Fails Are
Everybody knows Jackie Chan. He’s a martial artist, an actor, a filmmaker, a singer, and more. What he is not is a bus stop in Sichuan, China. Read more...
Posted on 3 April 2015 | 5:59 am
Tony Jaa Hits Hard in ‘SPL 2′ Trailer
Tony Jaa fans will get to see their favorite elbow-thrower kick some ass in a couple scenes in Furious 7 when that film opens at the beginning of April. If his guest appearance in that movie doesn’t seem like enough, there’s something else to look forward to: the sequel to the 2005 film Saat Po Long. (Aka SPL, […] The post Tony Jaa Hits Hard in ‘SPL 2′ Trailer appeared first on /Film .
Posted on 23 March 2015 | 4:05 pm
Bona Film Group's (BONA) CEO Yu Dong on Q2
Featuring leading Chinese film stars Sean Lowe and Louis Cui among others and directed by Benny Chan with action direction by Sammo Hung, Bona's next blockbuster The Deadly Reclaim has finished principal photography and is scheduled for release in 2016.
Posted on 26 August 2015 | 2:07 pm
Sammo Hung Lays Waste In First Shot From THE
Make no mistake about it: Sammo Hung can still kick your ass. That seems to be the general message delivered by the first image from The Bodyguard, an upcoming big budget feature in which Hung serves as both director and action director while also starring ...
Posted on 10 March 2015 | 2:56 am
Interview: Ara Paiaya, director of Skin
TJ: As an actor who do you aspire to? AP: Sammo Hung. A side story here was I actually considered him for a role in Skin Traffik but according to his agent he was not available for any action related fight scenes only dialogue scenes. I had intended to ...
Posted on 7 March 2015 | 10:20 pm
The Best Martial Arts Movie Fights of All
That's writer-director Jimmy Wang Yu as the One-armed Boxer, facing against a character that inspired Dhalsim from Street Fighter in one of the 1970's most inventive martial arts flicks. The Magnificent Butcher (1979) This was supposed to be Sammo Hung's ...
Posted on 11 February 2015 | 1:20 am
Darren Shahlavi, Martial Artist in ‘Mortal
Darren Shahlavi, a martial artist who appeared fighting in such ... Shahlavi returned to Hong Kong action films in 2010, co-starring with Donnie Yen and Sammo Hung in “Ip Man 2,” the semi-autobiographical tale of Bruce Lee’s real-life kung fu master ...
Posted on 20 January 2015 | 5:05 am