The Controversial Head Of The Shaolin Temple

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The cradle of Chinese martial arts, the legendary Shaolin Temple has been the inspiration and setting for many of the kung fu genre’s most beloved films including Lau Kar Leung’s 36TH CHAMBER OF SHAOLIN (1978), Chang Cheh’s SHAOLIN MARTIAL ARTS (1974), and the shot on location SHAOLIN TEMPLE (1982), which made Jet Li a star …

Donnie Yen Cast In STAR WARS Project

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Martial arts superstar Donnie Yen has already become one of the hardest working actors in the Hong Kong film industry, appearing in numerous films every year since his career was reignited by 2005’s modern action classic SPL (aka. SHA PO LIANG, aka. KILLZONE). Since then Yen’s star has been steadily on the rise again …

SC36 Forum Down

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Don’t worry, it’s just temporarily closed for maintenance. We’ll be back, bigger and better! The Shaolin Chamber 36 forum is being merged into the saved, and resurrected Kung Fu Cinema forum, and re-named ‘Kung Fu Fandom forum’. We had to shut down the SC36 forum so we can do the merge. No worries, your posts will not be lost …

Kung Fu Cinema Forum Saved + Questions Answered

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This is absolutely fantastic! Thanks to the generous donations of members from both the Kung Fu Cinema forum and the Shaolin Chamber 36 forum, we quickly met, and then exceeded our goal. To those that donated and spread the word, I’d like to say, from us, and all kung fu cinema fans and forum members, we send our heart-felt thanks …

Help Save The Kung Fu Cinema Forum!!!

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Hello kung fu brothers and sisters. As many of you are well aware, on July 17th of this year Kung Fu Cinema Forum moderator Teako170 gave us the bad news: One of the oldest and greatest genre sites ever to grace the web, Kungfucinema.com, had closed its doors for good, and our beloved forum disappeared with it. Fans worldwide were crushed by this loss, and fandom …

Pedicab Driver & More Available On Warner Archive Instant

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The Golden Harvest studio is responsible for some of the most beloved films in the martial arts genre, having produced countless classics featuring legends like Bruce Lee, Jackie Chan, Sammo Hung, and Yuen Biao. A recent announcement from Warner Archives, the online film streaming service owned by Warner Brothers, revealed that …

Iko Uwais and Ronda Rousey Team Up In MILE 22

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Indonesian Martial arts movie star Iko Uwais was first introduced to fans of the genre with 2009’s MERANTAU a film that caught the viewers attention with it’s impressive displays of the Indonesian martial art pencak-silat from it’s star Uwais. MERANTAU was the first collaboration between director Gareth Evans and Iko Uwais, but it wasn’t until their second project …

Bruce Lee’s Gravesite

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Legendary martial artist and actor Bruce lee has impacted the world of martial arts and introduced the Kung fu film genre to non-Chinese audiences. His legacy touched the lives of fans of his movies and martial arts practitioners worldwide making his final resting place in Seattle, Washington a place of pilgrimage for admirers from across the globe …