Martial arts

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    Double Team

    Dennis Rodman is a low-key MVP in Tsui Hark’s first fully American film. Will that make sense by the end of this review? Who knows?…

    3 stars
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    Once Upon a Time in China

    Jet Li leaps into the role that had come before for others but that he was born to play!…

    5 stars
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    The Empty Hands

    A story of female toughness and an interesting portrayal of karate are at the heart of this unusual martial arts movie…

    3 stars
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    The Challenge of the Lady Ninja

    Fantastic ninja exploitation with strong female leads…

    4 stars
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    Dragon: The Bruce Lee Story

    Coinciding with the 80th anniversary of his birth, the 1993 Hollywood Bruce Lee biopic gets a UK re-release…

    2 stars
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    Jiu Jitsu

    Nichola Cage and Tony Jaa face off against an alien combatant with the fate of the earth hanging in the balance…

    3.5 stars
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    Replicant

    A straight-to-video JCVD film that isn’t terrible? Sign us up…

    3 stars
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    Spiritual Kung Fu

    Jackie’s early effort showing his potential and comedic timing in a tale of revenge and mystery within a Shaolin monastery…

    4.5 stars
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    The Master

    A tonally bizarre and gloriously dated early Jet Li romp that’s endlessly fun, for good and bad reasons…

    4 stars
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    Geran

    Malaysia’s entry in the Silat martial arts action genre delivers, with heart and an abundance of fights to spare…

    4 stars
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    Enter the Fat Dragon

    Donnie Yen’s first post-Ip Man film is a remake of the 1978 Sammo Hung martial arts comedy…

    4 stars
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    Chasing Dream

    Johnnie To returns with a flashy, upbeat title, starring two indomitable fighters combining sports movie with musical…

    2.5 stars
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    Throw Down

    One of Johnnie To’s most underrated films also happens to be one of his most accomplished cinematic achievements…

    5 stars
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    Stoner

    A crazed 1970s Hong Kong martial arts thriller that went from Bruce Lee to Bond…

    5 stars
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    Throw Down

    One of Johnnie To’s most personal and distinctive films gets a comprehensive new Blu-ray release…

    5 stars
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    Champions

    Old school styled fight scenes makes up for the heavy-handed approach to patriotism…

    3 stars
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    Zu: Warriors from the Magic Mountain

    Tsui Hark’s fantasy wuxia classic gets a new 2K restoration and special edition Blu Ray release…

    5 stars
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