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  1. AlbertV

    Happy Lunar New Year

    Happy Belated Lunar New Year. I celebrated my 20th CNY yesterday with homemade Chinese food that I made and had a double feature: The Knight of Shadows and Big Brother.
  2. AlbertV

    Super Sentai Series/Power Rangers Thread

    The official cast of Mashin Sentai Kirameiger has been revealed: Rio Komiya is playing Juru Atuta aka KiramaRed Rui Kihara is playing Tametomo Imizu aka KiramaYellow Yume Shinjo will be the 3rd female Green Ranger in the franchise series, as Sena Hayami aka Kirama Green. She follows Ninningers' Luna Kokonoe (who was possessed by Kyuemon in the V-Cinema film Ninnin Girls vs. Boys Final Wars) and Kyuuranger's Hammie. Atomu Mizuishi is playing Shigura Oshikiri aka Kirama Blue Mio Kudo is playing Sayo Ooharu aka Kirama Pink
  3. Born on July 2, 1988, Ian Ignacio is a second-generation martial artist and actor, the son of Filipino actor and karate expert Levy Ignacio. After growing up in San Francisco, Ignacio went to the Philippines and decided to take up Tae Kwon Do under the country's ambassador of the martial art, Monsour Del Rosario. Ignacio refused a spot on the national TKD team to return to the United States to pursue an education. He earned a degree in foreign services from the Dominican University of California. In 2014, he returned to the Philippines where he began following in his father's footsteps to become an actor. His film debut came in the action thriller New Blood in 2014, in a supporting role. The film also featured Del Rosario, who had returned to acting after an 8-year hiatus; and Ian's father Levy Ignacio. He had a brief role as a bodyguard in Mark Dacascos's directorial debut, Showdown in Manila, and had appeared in the South Korean film Master as well. However, his breakout looks to be the lead role in Vincent Soberano's The Trigonal: Fight for Justice. As lead character Jacob Casa, a MMA fighter who gives it up when his wife is pregnant only to find her comatose when he refuses to join a drug dealer's underground tournament, Ignacio showcases both his acting chops and martial arts skills. Ignacio looks to be a rising star in the world of Filipino action cinema, with a role in the upcoming Soberano horror-martial arts hybrids Blood Hunters: Rise of the Hybrids and Circle of Bones. https://ianitgnacio.wordpress.com/ https://www.imdb.com/name/nm6448856/
  4. After getting their kicks in The Art of Self Defense, Jesse Eisenberg and Imogen Poots are reuniting for this sci-fi dark comedy about a couple who think they've found their dream home in an area called Yonder and soon find themselves in an endless loop that brings them back to their home and all sorts of chaos begins to happen. The film is coming out March 27.
  5. One of the most hilarious death scenes ever...AHHHHH!!! AHHHHH!!!!!! That scene was actually spoofed in Fury of the Fist and the Golden Fleece.
  6. If that's the case, I hope I get to see Jonathan Ke Quan unleash some kicking again. Granted I know it's been almost a few decades but after working as Corey Yuen's assistant on X-Men and The One, I would love to see him unleash those skills again.
  7. According to the Canadian distributor of the film, it looks like the title of the new film has changed from the rumored Organ Donor to now Spiral: From the Book of Saw. http://www.mongrelmedia.com/index.php/filmlink?id=66364d59-dfc5-e911-a98f-0edcbcd33718
  8. AlbertV

    Pro Wrestling Thread (2020)

    As a father of kids with autism, this made me smile but here's what happened. A kid with autism is a fan of Bray Wyatt. He was beaten up and the bully cut him with scissors, tearing his Bray Wyatt shirt in the process. The kid's mother took to Twitter to tell her story. Well, needless to say, Bray Wyatt himself told the kid's mother to DM her the size of the shirt and that he would send her a new short and to tell her son he has her back. https://twitter.com/WWEBrayWyatt/status/1220196342724792321 Blue Demon Jr. is set to star in his own Disney Channel series, Ultra Violet and Blue Demon. The series will center on 13-year-old Violet, who is stunned when a magical luchador mask “chooses” her to be the successor to her uncle, the famed luchador Blue Demon Jr. (Demon Jr., playing a version of himself) who is actually a secret superhero. Violet will now begin her own secret superhero training, all while having to navigate the universal ups and downs of coming-of-age while keeping her new alter-ego a secret.
  9. A24 Films is re-teaming with the directors of the indie hit Swiss Army Man, Dan Kwan and Daniel Scheinert on a new sci-fi adventure comedy film called Everything Everywhere All At Once. Filming begins this week and the cast includes Michelle Yeoh, Jamie Lee Curtis, and in his first film appearance in 18 years, former Goonies stars Jonathan Ke Quan (his last film appearance was in the 2002 Hong Kong film Second Time Around with Ekin Cheng and Cecilia Cheung). Stephanie Hsu and James Hong are co-starring in the film, which is being produced by Joe and Anthony Russo under their AGBO banner. https://deadline.com/2020/01/a24-reunites-dan-kwan-daniel-scheinert-agbo-everything-everywhere-all-at-once-swiss-army-man-1202838566/
  10. Kwon Young-Moon (Master with Cracked Fingers, The Heroic One, Blood Child, The Loot, Fearless Hyena 2, Fighting Ace)
  11. Andy Lau will be joining the likes of Stephen Chow, Donnie Yen, Eddie Peng, Elliot Yueh, and fellow Heavenly King Aaron Kwok to play the role of The Monkey King, Sun Wukong, in a new film entitled Chuk Sing (Seven Saints), which may have the English name, The Sacred Seven. Lau will also serve as producer on the film. The film will have the likes of Wukong, Ox Demon, and Ne Zha amongst the characters and the plan is to make this a superhero-like franchise. Lau will have two roles in the film. Jingle Ma will be directing the film. https://www.jaynestars.com/news/andy-lau-to-star-as-monkey-king-in-new-film-sacred-seven/ https://hktopten.blogspot.com/2020/01/20200119-andy-lau-plays-different-type.html
  12. AlbertV

    IN MEMORIAM

    That makes sense :) Just making sure
  13. AlbertV

    IN MEMORIAM

    Actually, if we're talking director Tyrone Hsu and Hsu Hsia from Drunken Master, according to the Hong Kong Movie Database, they are two different people: (This was Tyrone in 1975's The Gangster Match-Maker) Tyrone Hsu Tien-Yung (has the birth date of 1923) http://hkmdb.com/db/people/view.mhtml?id=3855&display_set=eng (Hsu Hsia in 1975's The Young Rebels) Hsu Hsia http://hkmdb.com/db/people/att_images.mhtml?id=4317&display_set=eng
  14. Coming to Los Angeles this Friday and then a limited nationwide release next week, this comedy revolves around a lawyer whose been tasked with bringing an abandoned zoo back to life but with one little problem: there are no animals available, so he does the impossible and unthinkable...hire his friends to become the animals.
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