Tagged: martial arts

The raid

The Raid dir. by

The Indonesian version of SWAT are going into battle. An apartment block has become home to the bad and the violent. A no go area that the police never visit. But now they are going in, intending to get through as...

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Redbelt dir. by

IMDb ; Other reviews When is a martial arts film not a film about martial arts? When it is a David Mamet film of course. Redbelt tells the story of Mike Terry[1] who is a struggling[2] Jiu-jitsu instructor. His wife, Sondra...

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War dir. by

Supposedly this is a martial-arts action film about an FBI agent hunting down an assassin because he killed the cop’s partner. But in reality there isn’t enough plot for that. Which is very surprising because there is a LOT of story and very little martial arts. There is a fair amount of action, but it is all things we’ve seen before.

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Fearless dir. by

Billed as Jet Li’s final martial arts epic, you should know to expect plenty of fight scenes in this film. But there is also a plot and a storyline too. One that revolves around the historical figure of Huo Yuanjia, a...

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Hero dir. by

If you’ve seen any trailers for this film you might be tempted to think of it as this year’s Crouching Tiger, Hidden Dragon. It isn’t. First of all it isn’t quite as good, but secondly the story is very different. Yes,...

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Kill Bill vol 2 dir. by

Bang bang, my baby shot me down You know there isn’t really all that much for me to say about this film. Did I enjoy it? Yes, but it isn’t great, although I do think it is better than Vol. 1....