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An Empress and the Warriors vs. Battle of the Warriors

Friday, May 27th, 2011

It’s funny how every few years, two movies based on the same topic come out almost simultaneously. It’s even funnier how one film usually aspires to be sophisticated art while the other only pretends to be.

There were competing Truman Capote films of mid-decade (Capote and Infamous), the killer-asteroid flicks of 1998 (Armageddon and Deep Impact)
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Posted in Chinese Martial Arts History, Martial Art Movies.

Vintage Martial Arts Movies: Jackie Chan and Jet Li in The Forbidden Kingdom

Friday, March 18th, 2011

Jackie Chan. Jet Li. In the same movie. ‘Nuff said, right?

Well, not quite. But fans of “J&J” (Jackie Chan and Jet Li, as the studio calls them) have waited to hear those eight words in the same sentence for 25 years, and all it took was the director of Stuart Little and the writer of
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Posted in Jackie Chan Movies, Jet Li Movies, Martial Art Movies.

11 Movies Every Martial Artist Must See

Wednesday, October 13th, 2010

I recently finished writing The Ultimate Guide to Martial Arts Movies of the 1970s. In one section, I list my 20 favorite films of the ’70s before and after I wrote the book. Why? Because after watching 600-plus movies during an eight-month stretch, my list had 14 changes. That got me thinking about what would
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Posted in Bruce Lee Movies, Jackie Chan Movies, Jet Li Movies, Martial Art Movies, Tony Jaa Movies.