Michelle Yeoh in MARCO POLO Season 2

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Netflix acclaimed series, MARCO POLO will continue to reveal more of Hundred Eyes (Tom Wu) history in the upcoming season 2. Premiering this Friday, July 1st, Season Two will include beloved Hong Kong actress Michelle Yeoh as an enigmatic figure from Hundred Eyes’ past. Late last year, Marco Polo series creator John Fusco …

Metrograph Dream Double Feature Series, June 25th, 2016

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Wu-Tang Clan big boss, martial artist and film director/actor RZA was invited by the Metrograph theater to host his Dream Double Feature. RZA, a nearly lifelong Shaw Brothers fan, chose FIVE ELEMENT NINJAS (1982, aka. CHINESE SUPER NINJAS) and HOUSE OF TRAPS (1982). I’ve wanted to attend Metrograph since their opening in March …

What’s On TV This Week (June 27 – July 3)

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As the summer grows ever hotter and we approach the Fourth of July, we have a nice crop of movies this week… El Rey is running its “KaiJuly the Fourth Marathon”, though, so there are not the normal Sunday martial arts movies on El Rey (but if you love a good monster fight, you are in luck). The holidays are not affecting the …

The 15th NEW YORK ASIAN FILM FESTIVAL

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It’s back, and celebrating its 15th birthday! Tomorrow the NEW YORK ASIAN FILM FESTIVAL, a relatively youthful, but beloved event from the folks at the Film Society Lincoln Center and co-presented with Subway Cinema, begins with a bang. As always the festival is jam-packed with an amazing assortment of films from China, Hong Kong, Japan, South Korea …

What’s On TV This Week (June 20 – June 26)

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The summer is heating up so you might want to get outside and do some stuff… or stay inside and stay cool while you nurse your first sunburn of the year. Luckily, there are some great TV days this week and a couple with almost nothing worth watching. Like always, you have a near daily dose of WALKER: TEXAS RANGER …

“First Time Ever” For 36 Styles!

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Greetings Kung Fu brothers and sisters, we have great news and have entered a new chamber level in the 36 Styles brand’s growth. Yes, two new designs are launching today, but it gets much better than that. We listen to our customers, and we heard you loud and clear on two things you want from us: some full color designs, and hoodies …

Udine Far East Film Festival: Our Dream, Your Festival

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The Udine Far East Film Festival in Italy, now in its 18th year, is called by many “the Cannes of Asian film.” Originally begun as a product of passion, it soon became an established and respected event.* Last year they even managed to have Jackie Chan appear, showing how far the festival has come. I had heard a lot about it …

What’s On TV This Week (June 13 – June 19)

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This is a big week for movies… BIG! And I hope your dad wants to watch KICKBOXER movies because El Rey is running a franchise marathon on Father’s Day weekend. It all kicks off at 12:30 AM Monday with GAME OF DEATH (1978), followed by VALLEY OF THE FANGS (1970) at 2:30 AM, and THE YOUNG TIGER (1977) at 4:30 AM, all on El Rey …