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  1. From movie review at https://screenanarchy.com/2019/09/letrange-2019-review-iron-fists-and-kung-fu-kicks-martial-art-cinema-dynasties-come-and-go-its-legac.html "Where were you when Neo said he knew Kung Fu? Where were you when Ong Bak landed its proverbial elbows in your eye holes? Where were you when The Raid changed the game once again? Iron Fists and Kung Fu Kicks reminds us that there will always be these moments in martial arts cinema. The vitality of the genre means that it is always changing and always challenging itself to do more, to stretch the limits, to bring it each and every time. The foundation has been laid down before us and it is unshakable. How artists and creators duck and weave on it is where the excitement lies now."
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    Seis Manos - Netflix adult anime series for 2019

    http://www.scifijapan.com/articles/2019/09/15/viz-media-announces-seis-manos-netflix-premiere-on-october-3rd/ "The anime series Seis Manos will launch globally on Netflix on Thursday, October 3rd [2019]. All eight episodes will premiere with English and Spanish audio and multiple subtitled language options... Seis Manos features a notable voice cast highlighted by Aislinn Derbez (La Casa de las Flores) as Isabela, Mike Colter (Luke Cage) as Brister, Jonny Cruz (Overwatch) as Jesus, Angelica Vale (Jane the Virgin) as Garcia, Vic Chao (Mortal Combat X) as Chiu, and Danny Trejo (Machete) as El Balde." Seis Manos First Look - Seis Manos Opening Sequence -
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    Miscellaneous Japanese Cinema Thread

    Kessan! Chushingura, the 2019 47 Ronin comedy movie directed by Yoshihiro Nakamura, now has a title in English, The 47 Ronin in Debt. News from https://filmcombatsyndicate.com/the-47-ronin-in-debt-shenanigans-unfold-in-the-newest-trailer-for-yoshihiro-nakamuras-period-comedy/ New Trailer -
  4. Well Go USA trailer for Kung Fu Monster - from https://cityonfire.com/new-poster-for-andrew-laus-derek-yee-produced-kung-fu-monster-when-robbers-meet-the-monster/
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    Midway (2019) directed by Roland Emmerich

    Midway is getting a US theatrical release from Lionsgate. Latest trailer for Midway - from https://cityonfire.com/the-battle-is-on-in-the-new-trailer-for-roland-emmerichs-midway/
  6. Sorry. I did a search for the director (Serge Ou) and "Iron Fists and Kung Fu Kicks" and got zero results. Someone should merge these threads.
  7. Posted at https://variety.com/2019/film/news/iron-fists-and-kung-fu-kicks-documentary-digital-release-1203326109/ and picked up at https://filmcombatsyndicate.com/iron-fists-and-kung-fu-kicks-serge-ous-fantastic-fest-martial-arts-cinema-doc-opens-on-september-17/ Serge Ou, Australian director of documentaries and TV series documentaries, has a new documentary, Iron Fists and Kung Fu Kicks, which was recently shown at the Melbourne International Film Festival. The U.S. premiere will be at the 2019 Fantastic Fest in Austin, TX, on September 19 - 26. Description from the fantasticfest.com website - https://fantasticfest.com/films/iron-fists-and-kung-fu-kicks - "Filling a long overdue gap with a thoroughly examined, endlessly entertaining, and utterly wonderful documentary looking at the width and breadth of the history of kung fu movies, IRON FISTS AND KUNG FU KICKS is a blazing roundhouse of a film that splits at the seams with interviews, anecdotes, and utterly outrageous memories. Starting in the early ‘60s with the establishment of the Shaw Brothers studio, and traveling all the way to the current stars of the genre, director Serge Ou chooses the best of the best to demonstrate how kung fu movies became a global phenomenon. Interviewing everyone from experts like Grady Hendrix, to stars Cheng Pei-Pei and Cynthia Rothrock, as well as choreographer/directors like Yuen Woo-Ping and many, many more, IRON FISTS AND KUNG FU KICKS is paced to match the martial arts films that are its subject, and breathlessly takes the audience on a journey from Hong Kong to New York to Australia and more. A brilliant historical artifact, a terrific anecdotal piece, and an incredible excuse to rediscover the gems of kung fu cinema that may not have been visited in a while, IRON FISTS AND KUNG FU KICKS is a breath of fresh air. Delivering long overdue respect at the door of a genre that has and continues to inspire countless artists working within the industry, this is a historical thrill ride practically custom-made for Fantastic Fest. (EVRIM ERSOY)" From Variety - "Giant Pictures has acquired worldwide digital rights excluding SVOD and Australi/New Zealand" to the documentary. "The film will be released on digital platforms and DVD on Sept. 17 to coincide with the Fantastic Fest premiere... Digital platforms for release include Apple TV, Prime Video, Google Play, udu, FandangoNow, Xbox, and Redbox. DVD online retailers are Walmart.com, Best Buy, and Barnes & Noble." Trailer -
  8. Checking out The Wheel (2019) online - https://cinemaaustralia.com.au/2019/02/14/trailer-of-the-day-the-wheel/ - "The Wheel is an Australian sci-fi action movie directed by Dee McLachlan. Filmed primarily at Melbourne’s Dockland Studios, The Wheel takes the director of 2007’s acclaimed movie about human trafficking The Jammed to new territory, turning her attention away from the gritty Melbourne streets to a tech-heavy, militarised dystopian future." https://www.imdb.com/title/tt6437228/?ref_=ttpl_pl_tt - "Sometime in the near future, paraplegic prison inmate Matt Mills meets "The Board" of Satoshi-Telefair Industries, who thank him for joining the Program. Under pressure and with a promise to make him walk again, Mills agrees to volunteer. He is injected with a synthetic nanomaterial and suffocated, only to wake up with restored use of his legs, yet alone in a steel cell in the first spoke of an experimental apparatus - The Wheel. A series of assailants inflict a multitude of damage to Mills' body and torment his mind, yet the synthetic nanomaterial not only restores his damaged organs, it re-engineers his strength. The experiment might be designed to kill, but Mills is determined to survive - and get back to his daughter before The Board finds her first." Cast includes David Arquette, Jackson Gallagher (Aussie TV series, Home and Away), Kendal Rae (Out of the Shadows), Belinda McClory (The Doctor Blake Mysteries TV series), and Christopher Kirby (Dora and the Lost City of Gold).
  9. According to Amazon, Image Entertainment released the DVD for Kill Orderin the U.S. on Feb 6, 2018, then Image Entertainment changed its company name to RLJ Entertainment and released Kill Order on Blu-ray (Region A) on June 22, 2019. The movie isn't even 80 minutes long, and it looks like the Blu-ray has no extra features either.
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    Untitled Fast and Furious Spin Off

    Universal Pictures Home Entertainment will release Hobbs & Shaw on 4k Blu-ray and Blu-ray on November 5, 2019. From https://www.blu-ray.com/news/?id=25696
  11. Trailer #3 for The Climbers, posted a couple of days ago.
  12. The Invincible Dragon was reviewed at https://asianfilmstrike.com/2019/09/09/the-invincible-dragon-2019-review/ "Fruit Chan's The Invincible Dragon... died a quick death upon its Chinese and Hong Kong release. In an unfortunate one-two punch, it may go toward putting an end both to [Max] Zhang's shot at the big time (for the time being at least), and to Fruit Chan's commercial ambitions... If only it worked. It's a fascinating disaster, further brought down by the dire miscasting of Anderson Silva, who couldn't act his way out of a paper bag (without even possessing the raw menace of Mike Tyson in his film outings), can barely speak English, and - even more cripplingly - appears limp in his two brawls with Max Zhang, despite being a fearsome fighter in real life... Only Juju Chan makes an impression as the fierce and mysterious Lady, and her fight against Zhang in a derailed train is the easy pick of the film's otherwise fussy and over-edited action scenes... Long Story Short: A refreshingly bold, unfathomably weird, unmitigated disaster."
  13. Spider-Man: Far from Home will be released on 4K, Blu-ray and DVD on Oct 1 '19 from Sony Pictures. https://www.blu-ray.com/movies/Spider-Man-Far-from-Home-Blu-ray/246790/
  14. Sorry, no, not familiar with The Wheel. But I did find a couple of trailers on HK Cinema Youtube Channel for a Chinese sci-fi comedy, Ghetto Superman - he has super speed and can fly. The trailers have no English subtitles. It's only part comedy, when the hero is testing his new superpowers. The villains are quite serious. There are some lab gadgets, a fancy energy gun, a couple of confrontations, including at least one martial arts fight.