What’s On TV This Week (September 26 – October 2)

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It is officially fall… but as we enter October it is also officially Halloween so the might of the martial movies is supplanted by the heavy hand of horror at the moment and for the next couple of weeks. Don’t be scared though: there is still plenty to watch! If nothing else, you have WALKER: TEXAS RANGER! WGN is running it this week …

What’s On TV This Week (September 12 – September 18)

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This week’s television show scheduled is still dominated by WALKER, TEXAS RANGER. It is on at 9:00 AM, 10:00 AM and 11:00 AM Monday through Thursday on WGN, weekdays at 2:00 AM, 3:00 AM, 10:00 PM and 11:00 PM on Inspiration (and Sundays at 8:00 and 9:00 PM) and, just in case none of that fits into your schedule …

Top 5 Gordon Liu Films

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Among the many bright stars in the Hong Kong cinema universe, Gordon Liu shines as bright as the North Star. Recognized by most film-goers with even a passing interest in kung fu cinema, along with Bruce Lee, Jackie Chan and Jet Li, Gordon Liu (Lau Kar-Fai, Liu Chia-Hui, “The Master Killer”, or however you may know him) …

What’s On TV This Week (September 5 – September 11)

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I can’t lie to you: it is a thin week, and at the time of writing this, El Rey has not published its schedule for Saturday and Sunday. BBC America is not showing INTO THE BADLANDS this week, but they are showing every episode of the original STAR TREK series starting Thursday night, the 50th anniversary of the series’ premiere on NBC back in 1966 …

What’s On TV This Week (August 29 – September 4)

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RUSH HOUR, the series, seems to have disappeared from the CBS schedule again to be replaced by 48 HOURS re-runs. BBC America is continuing with INTO THE BADLANDS with two more episodes on Saturday night at 10:00 and 11:00 PM. Of course, there is always plenty of WALKER TEXAS RANGER, too. Grit runs the Chuck Norris crime drama every single day …

What’s On TV This Week (August 22 – August 28)

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Let’s just start off by admitting I screwed up. I missed something big. BBC America started re-running INTO THE BADLANDS last Saturday night. They continue this Saturday with two episodes starting at 10:00 PM. In my defense, who expected them to break up their STAR TREK THE NEXT GENERATION airings with something martial arts related …

Ti Lung Top 5 Kung Fu Films Birthday Tribute

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The words most often used to describe Shaw Brothers kung fu acting legend Ti Lung (a.k.a. Tommy Tam Fu-Wing, Dick Loong, 狄龍) are majestic, regal, stoic, serious, and heroic. Indeed, his roles often feature characters that have these traits, but it is the charisma, energy, and dedication of the real man coming through which makes these fictional men come …

New Bruce Lee Podcast

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After exploding onto both TV and film screens in his lifetime, even after leaving us over 43 years ago, “The Little Dragon” has continued to conquer media via books, magazines, comics, toys and collectibles, and now… podcasts. The daughter of the legendary Bruce Lee, Shannon Lee, has teamed up with culture analyst Sharon Ann Lee …