Mike Fury’s Book LIFE OF ACTION

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A brand new book from martial arts and film journalist Mike Fury, entitled LIFE OF ACTION: Interviews with the Men and Women of Martial Arts and Action Cinema, has just been released from Mill City Press. It gives fans of action cinema the chance to get some unique insight into the genre they love through candid interviews …

Upcoming Biography of Alexander Fu Sheng

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One of our favorite sites, CityOnFire.com, has just published an exclusive interview with Terrence J. Brady, author of the upcoming biography Alexander Fu Sheng: The Biography of the Chinatown Kid (tentative title). Fu Sheng is one of Shaw Brothers Studios’, and Hong Kong’s most beloved stars. He lived a memorable life, and sadly, was gone much too soon …

New 36 Styles Design- “KUNG FU THEATER”

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I originally designed the art for this new shirt for the Kung Fu Theater film series at the Hollywood Theatre in Portland, Oregon. (For more information about the theater, including their current schedule, you can go here: www.hollywoodtheatre.org ) It was 2012 when they approached me about creating some artwork for my favorite subject …

Sammo Hung’s MARTIAL LAW TV Series Coming To DVD

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MARTIAL LAW was created by Carlton Cruse, whose name will be familiar to fans of such hit series as LOST and BATES MOTEL, to capitalize on the popularity of Hong Kong cinema in the states. It was a time when Jackie Chan’s biggest HK action hits were being “Americanized” with new music, dubs, editing (and sometimes even new titles) …

POISON 5/5 SALE!

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5/5/15 POISON SALE! The two-color Black & White version of the 36 Styles POISON CLAN ROCKS THE WORLD shirts are now on sale. All shirts styles for this design have been marked down by $5! This sale will last for 5 days, ending Sunday 5/10/15 As an added bonus, whoever purchases a POISON CLAN ROCKS THE WORLD black …

Darren Shahlavi: Setting the Record Straight

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On January 14th 2015, a very good friend, British actor and martial arts hero Darren Shahlavi passed away. He left behind a legacy of impressive work and great memories with so many people. Unfortunately the tabloid press, lead by scum like TMZ, and sadly followed by various magazines, newspapers, websites and far too many “oh we know it all’ …

RZA Interested in BLACK BELT JONES Remake

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Hip-hop artist/music producer/filmmaker RZA recently announced that he is interested in remaking the classic Jim Kelly martial arts film BLACK BELT JONES in an interview with Esquire magazine. The 1974 film stars Kelly, who had just been featured alongside Bruce Lee in 1973’s ENTER THE DRAGON, as a karate expert trying to save his local school from being …

Robert Rodriguez Interviewed About Shaw Brothers

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Here is something that will be of interest to our readers- a wonderful little interview with director Robert Rodriguez (SIN CITY, MACHETE) where he talks about his love of the Shaw Brothers films, and why he brought them to his El Rey Network. (Note: Just so our readers aren’t confused, Rodriguez lists MASTER OF THE …