What’s On TV This Week (April 25 – May 1)

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The April showers are here (at least where I am) to bring those May flowers, and, at least this week, they appear to be causing a few more movies to blossom. It’s not the busiest week for martial mayhem, but it is better than the last couple! The sole TV show entries for the next few days are RUSH HOUR The April showers are here (at least where I am) …

What’s On TV This Week (April 18 – April 24)

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TV listings are a bit late this week because renegade ninja (which are commonly acknowledged to be the worst kind of ninja) attacked the Internet… and then once the Internet came back up it revealed that it is another light week. In some ways even lighter than last week, because El Rey is not showing any episodes of the MORTAL KOMBAT TV …

What’s On TV This Week (April 11 – April 17)

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All things considered, it’s kind of a light week. TV is staying strong, though. WALKER TEXAS RANGER is still running four episodes every Monday through Thursday morning on WGN starting at 9:00, two episodes every weeknight on Inspiration TV at 10:00 and 11:00 PM, with two more each week day morning at 2:00 and 3:00 AM. They also show two more on …

6th Old School Kung Fu Fest, April 8-10, 2016

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It’s that time again. Not only is Spring in the air, but a bunch of cinematic kung fu warriors will be too, coming to brilliant life on a New York City screen via rare 35MM film prints! Subway Cinema, the group that’s also responsible for the annual New York Asian Film Festival, is teaming up with The Metrograph Theater, and treating Asian action cinema fans to another …

What’s On TV This Week (April 4 – April 10)

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Martial arts television shows are making a return this week! You have your weekly, heaping helping of Chuck Norris in WALKER, TEXAS RANGER, with four episodes in a row Monday through Thursday on WGN starting at 9:00 AM, and two episodes each weeknight at 10:00 PM, and again at 2:00 AM on Inspiration, who also slips in another pair of episodes …

Yuen Woo Ping’s Return To Directing

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Legendary director and choreographer Yuen woo Ping is the man responsible for some of the martial arts genres most beloved films. In a directing career that spans nearly 40 years, Yuen has created highly regarded martial arts films across several genres, including traditional martial arts touchstones like DRUNKEN MASTER (1978) …

Netflix’s IRON FIST Has Cast Its Lead

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Since the November 2013 announcement that Netflix would be airing 5 original series based on Marvel properties, four of these have been released. DAREDEVIL is already in its second season, with LUKE CAGE set to premiere this September and a second season of JESSICA JONES already announced. Though DAREDEVIL …

What’s On TV This Week (March 21 – March 27)

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We are approaching Easter, but the networks are not taking a spring break from martial arts action. There are about thirty different movies on this week, and a couple of TV shows. Next week CBS is finally premiering their adaptation of RUSH HOUR. Until then, we have WALKER and HAP AND LEONARD to hold us over. WALKER, TEXAS RANGER …