The 15th NEW YORK ASIAN FILM FESTIVAL

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It’s back, and celebrating its 15th birthday! Tomorrow the NEW YORK ASIAN FILM FESTIVAL, a relatively youthful, but beloved event from the folks at the Film Society Lincoln Center and co-presented with Subway Cinema, begins with a bang. As always the festival is jam-packed with an amazing assortment of films from China, Hong Kong, Japan, South Korea …

What’s On TV This Week (June 20 – June 26)

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The summer is heating up so you might want to get outside and do some stuff… or stay inside and stay cool while you nurse your first sunburn of the year. Luckily, there are some great TV days this week and a couple with almost nothing worth watching. Like always, you have a near daily dose of WALKER: TEXAS RANGER …

“First Time Ever” For 36 Styles!

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Greetings Kung Fu brothers and sisters, we have great news and have entered a new chamber level in the 36 Styles brand’s growth. Yes, two new designs are launching today, but it gets much better than that. We listen to our customers, and we heard you loud and clear on two things you want from us: some full color designs, and hoodies …

Udine Far East Film Festival: Our Dream, Your Festival

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The Udine Far East Film Festival in Italy, now in its 18th year, is called by many “the Cannes of Asian film.” Originally begun as a product of passion, it soon became an established and respected event.* Last year they even managed to have Jackie Chan appear, showing how far the festival has come. I had heard a lot about it …

What’s On TV This Week (June 13 – June 19)

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This is a big week for movies… BIG! And I hope your dad wants to watch KICKBOXER movies because El Rey is running a franchise marathon on Father’s Day weekend. It all kicks off at 12:30 AM Monday with GAME OF DEATH (1978), followed by VALLEY OF THE FANGS (1970) at 2:30 AM, and THE YOUNG TIGER (1977) at 4:30 AM, all on El Rey …

What’s On TV This Week (June 6 – June 12)

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Even though we may not quite be officially into summer yet, by and large, school is out and let’s face it: official or not, it’s summer! The sunshine and warmer weather brings plenty to do outside but once it gets too hot, don’t worry because there are plenty of movies to watch inside with the AC going! If you have a taste for martial arts TV shows …

SHAOLIN VS WUTANG Video Game

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If you grew up watching classic kung fu films on TV, or renting/buying them on VHS or DVD, chances are you may have also dabbled in the art of ‘fighting without fighting’, virtually that is, meaning you played some 2D/3D fighting games at the arcade or on a home console. There have been a plethora of fighting games released over the last few decades …

What’s On TV This Week (May 30 – June 5)

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This week is a mixed bag. The cancelled RUSH HOUR series is finally off the CBS schedule (it wouldn’t surprise me if there is an unaired episode or two that may turn up on DVD some day), so the only martial arts TV show around is WALKER, TEXAS RANGER which looks like its reruns will be a permanent fixture for the rest of our lives …