By: John M Jerva Back in 1984 during the widespread craze of the Ninja action film, filmmaker, martial artist and actor John Liu was going to add his own creation to the mix with the insane and wildly campy B flick New York Ninja. The movie, which when you view the newly released teaser trailer, definitely looks like an oddity in the ninja subgenre with … Continue reading NEW YORK NINJA: Vinegar Syndrome Announces a Blu-Ray Release of the Lost 1984 Cult Ninja Film from Filmmaker and Star John Liu
By: Jacob Bloodee Jacob Babcock China O’Brien was first released in 1988 and was the first real foray into American Kung Fu cinema for martial arts extraordinaire Cynthia Rothrock. The plot was a very familiar but energetic tale that revolves around the daughter of a sheriff who sets out to weave out the corruption in her hometown after her father is murdered, as she deals … Continue reading Action Rewind: Cynthia Rothrock Reigns in the Imperfect Martial Arts Classic CHINA O’BRIEN!
(Original Publication Date: January 25th, 2018) By: John M jerva Review: SHOWDOWN IN MANILA Starring: Alexander Nevsky, Casper Van Dien, Mark Dacascos, Tia Carrere, Cary-Hiroyuki Tagawa, Don “The Dragon” Wilson, Cynthia Rothrock, Olivier Gruner and Matthias Hues Directed By: Mark Dacascos Official Synopsis: The film follows private detectives Nick (Alexander Nevsky) and Charlie (Casper Van Dien) who live and work in Manila. A murder investigation leads … Continue reading Review: SHOWDOWN IN MANILA Brings the 90’s Action Fun Back to the Cinema (Reprint)
By: Danny Templegod Update: If you missed the live panels today at the Urban Action Showcase then no worries! You can catch them again on the Official Facebook page in the link below! https://www.facebook.com/UrbanActionShowcase/ Above: 2pm Sheroes Panel!! Featuring Cynthia Rothrock, Amy Johnston, Zara Phythian, Sara Chang, and Mayling Ng! https://us02web.zoom.us/webinar/register/WN_ArK4CgUEQqOSDsEdZRx2DQ for registering! Above: Martial Arts in Cinema Panel wil Michael Jai White, Cung Li, JuJu … Continue reading Urban Action Showcase!! Amazing Panel Discussions Today @ 2pm and 3pm: Sheroes and Martial Arts In Cinema!! (C) 2020 Dan’s Movie Report (UPDATE: Panel Rebroadcast Info!)
By: John M Jerva (Original Publication Date: March 31st, 2019) Just last week, I posted an article about MARTIAL OUTLAW which stars 90’s action star Jeff Wincott which was one of my favorite go to guys for action during that time frame. I got such a positive response for the post that I decided to keep the Wincott train rolling and feature one of my other all-time … Continue reading Jeff Wincott & Cynthia Rothrock Deliver Street Justice in MARTIAL LAW 2: UNDERCOVER (Reprint)
(Original Publication Date: July 30th, 2017) By: John M jerva Review: DEATH FIGHTER Starring: Matt Mullins, Don “The Dragon” Wilson, Cynthia Rothrock, Chiranan Manochaem, Jawed El Berni, Gigi Velicitat and Joe Lewis Directed By: Toby Russell Official Synopsis: “When an American cop witnesses his mentor’s murder in a trade deal gone wrong, he finds himself on the wrong side of the law in Thailand. But despite the bounty on his … Continue reading Review: “Death Fighter” is an Awesome Action Throwback of Fist, Feet and Firepower (Reprint)