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What’s On TV This Week (November 14 – November 20)

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Movies get a late start on Monday. Nothing is on until 4:00 PM when KICKBOXER (1989) shows on El Rey. They are following that up with TIMECOP (1994) at 6:00 PM and MORTAL KOMBAT (1995) at 8:00 PM. Tuesday starts at midnight with another showing of MORTAL KOMBAT and TIMECOP at 4:00 AM, both on El Rey …

THE FIGHT STUFF: THE KID WITH THE GOLDEN ARM

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Welcome to The Fight Stuff, a column where we will explore the fighting styles and skills of favorite old school characters. Note these are spoiler filled, so if you haven’t seen the film, please do not proceed. “The only reliable weapon is oneself.” Character: Golden Arms, Grand Master of the Chi Sha (performed by Lo Meng) Styles: Golden Armor …

What’s On TV This Week (October 31 – November 6)

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Don’t freak out: it is going to be okay, I promise. I know that you thought once Halloween passed by we’d see more martial arts mayhem on television… so did I. But this week, well, I hope you have a Netflix account or a stack of DVDs to watch! You still have WALKER, TEXAS RANGER, though. It is on Grit every single day at 7:00, 8:00, 9:00 and 10:00 PM …

What’s On TV This Week (October 24 – October 30)

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Let’s just get the WALKER, TEXAS RANGER listings out of the way… Basically, if you want to watch WALKER, it is probably on. Grit has it every night at 7:00, 8:00, 9:00 and 10:00 PM. Inspiration shows it Monday through Thursday night at 9:00 and 10:00 PM, Friday at 9:00 PM and Tuesday through Saturday at 2:00 AM. WGN fills …

New Beverly Cinema Report: Samurai Style

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On the 17th and 18th of July, the New Beverly Cinema had two samurai classics, HARAKIRI (1962) and SAMURAI REBELLION (1967), on their schedule. I initially wasn’t going to go to the New Beverly that month because there weren’t any Hong Kong movies, but these films still caught my eye. I finally decided to attend after learning about both films’ …

My Journey with Lo Meng

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It all started one hot summer day on the set of The Golden Arms Returns. I was a little apprehensive because I didn’t know anyone there, until I saw kung fu master Sifu James Valentino Santi in the distance. He was friendly and gave me a hug. Then I met the amazing Robert “Bobby” Samuels (actor/martial artist/choreographer/stuntman/director) …

What’s On TV This Week (October 10 – October 16)

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The Halloween spirits are taking over the airwaves, but there are still plenty of martial arts on TV this week! WALKER TEXAS RANGER is still a constant, although a couple channels have reduced the number of episodes they show each week. WGN runs seven episodes starting at 9:00 AM on Tuesday and Thursday and another four Saturday also …

36 Styles’ Commitment to Quality and Good Service

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Hello, kung fu Brothers and sisters, just a quick message regarding how we feel about you and our business. We are a tiny little company, just two of us, but we are committed to always providing quality product and good service to you, treating our customers the way we like to be treated. Both of us are huge fans of Asian action cinema …