By: david j. moore Combining slight supernatural elements with the martial arts, the new action film Insight (out March 12th from Gravitas Ventures) pairs up and coming martial arts action star Ken Zheng with his sister Livi Zheng, who directs the film from a script she worked on with Ken. Both Ken and Livi are martial artists themselves and previously collaborated on the independent action … Continue reading Exclusive Interview: Directing a New Breed of Action- A Conversation with INSIGHT Helmer Livi Zheng!
By: david j. moore Hanging out for a day on the Los Angeles film set of the martial arts action film Insight (out March 12th from Gravitas Ventures), from director Livi Zheng, freelance film journalist david j. moore observed the filming of several chase scenes and fights being shot in an interior location in a skyscraper in downtown L.A. on a bright and sunny July … Continue reading Exclusive Interview: Developing VOD Action- A Conversation with Producer Zane Thomas of the New Martial Arts Thriller INSIGHT!
By: david j. moore For a film like Insight (out March 12th from Gravitas Ventures), there are stunts and fight scenes galore, which means that there are always going to be stunt people and stunt coordinators and choreographers involved in every aspect of the fights and stunts. One of the unusual aspects to this film was that it had a collective total of 11 stunt … Continue reading Exclusive Interview: Stunt Coordinator Travis Wong Talks Developing the Action for the New Martial Arts Thriller INSIGHT!
By: david j. moore In the role of Mason in the film Insight (out March 12th from Gravitas Ventures), Adam Huss calls upon his inner henchman to portray one of the film’s central antagonists. Huss plays opposite the film’s leading villain Wallace, played by Sean Patrick Flannery. Huss spends most of his screen time chasing after the film’s hero Jian, played by Ken Zheng, which means he … Continue reading Exclusive Interview: Actor Adam Huss Talks Being the Villain in the New Martial Arts Action-Thriller INSIGHT!
By: david j. moore Born and raised in Jakarta, Ken Zheng spent his formative years in Beijing, and began a lifelong devotion to training in the martial arts. With skills in kendo, Sanchou kickboxing, Muay Thai, silat, and various other disciplines, Zheng eventually teamed up with his sister Livi, who would direct him in his first starring role in the feature film Brush With Danger (2015), … Continue reading Exclusive Interview: Rising Martial Arts/Action Star Ken Zheng Talks about His New Action-Thriller INSIGHT!
Update: Check out these other great action film sites for the rest of the Top 50 Action Gems of the Decade! The Action Elite 50-41: https://theactionelite.com/the-top-50-action-gems-of-the-decade-50-41/ Bulletproof Action 30-21: https://www.bulletproofaction.com/2020/01/08/the-top-50-action-gems-of-the-decade/ Film Combat Syndicate 20-11: https://filmcombatsyndicate.com/top-50-action-gems-of-the-decade-20-11/ Ultimate Action Movie Club 10-1: https://ultimateactionmovies.com/top-action-movies-of-the-decade/ So the decade has come to an end, and it was more or less a solid one for action films. With it came many … Continue reading THE TOP 50 ACTION GEMS OF THE DECADE: 40 TO 31
(Original Publication Date: July 29th, 2017) By: david j. moore From the MMA to motion pictures, action superstar Cung Le has a plum role opposite Scott Adkins and Marko Zaror in Jesse Johnson’s period set actioner Savage Dog. Le, who cut his teeth in Hong Kong films such as Bodyguards and Assassins and True Legend, has starred in several notable feature films, namely Dragon Eyes, … Continue reading Exclusive Interview: The “Savage Dog” Set Visit with Cung Le (Reprint)
(Original Publication Date: July 31st, 2017) By: david j. moore Chilean martial artist extraordinaire Marko Zaror has had an impressive, built from the ground up, career of creating and starring in his own projects, films such as Kiltro, Mandrill, Mirage Man, and most recently Redemmer, and now he’s back in an antagonistic role in Jesse Johnson’s Savage Dog, starring Scott Adkins and Cung Le. Zaror, … Continue reading Exclusive Interview #1: “Savage Dog” Set Visit with Action Star Marko Zaror (Reprint)
(Original Publication Date: August 6th, 2017) By: david j. moore Scott Adkins is one of the most remarkable martial arts action stars of all time. What’s most remarkable about him is not just that he is the complete package in terms of his abilities as a fighter, a martial artist, his looks, and his fearlessness, but that he’s made his mark in this late day … Continue reading Exclusive Interview: Savage Dog: A Set Visit Interview with Action Star Scott Adkins (Reprint)