So I thought shooting on Blvd. Warriors was completed and I only needed to raise some funds in order to edit the piece together. That was until I connected with the one and only Charles Woods from The Deuce’s 43rd Chamber. What an incredible spirit! I searched for this man for 3 years and gave ….
Grandmaster Robert Temple has shared information with me regarding an upcoming event at the Martial Arts History Museum in Burbank, California honoring him, called “Robert Temple Day.” I had the pleasure of meeting Grandmaster Temple on my recent trip to Los Angeles, where Hong Kong cult cinema icon Master Carl Scott was nice enough to ….
Oh, the stories these theaters could tell! Back in the day, what went on inside urban movie theaters was sometimes more entertaining than the movies playing on screen! And yes, these theaters were all over the country. Yes, these stories will be told, in Blvd. Warriors. Been receiving a lot of well wishes and words ….
This January, The Martial Arts History Museum in Los Angeles will host a free event where the press and many well-known martial artists will celebrate the unveiling of new contributions to the Museum, including: the Jacket from the Kung Fu television series; the actual Gopher Chucks from the 2002 cult comedy film Kung Pow: Enter ….
The Martial Arts History Museum’s Bookfest is a gathering of martial arts authors and icons. Inside of the walls of the Museum itself, tables are lined up with legendary martial arts pioneers, champions as well as new authors having book signings to introduce you to their work. At the last two Bookfest events, attendees included ….
Speaking of anniversaries, 2014 is the 40th Anniversary of the Gordon Parks Jr.-directed cult classic Three the Hard Way, starring Fred Williamson, Jim Brown and the late Jim Kelly. The action thriller Three the Hard Way was originally released on June 26, 1974. Major characters from the film included Jim Brown as Jimmy Lait, Fred ….
This year marks the 30th anniversary of two icons of American martial arts cult cinema – The Last Dragon and The Karate Kid. Both films were part of the unique lexicon of the 1980’s, where Americans were brought together after decades of countless wars, the Civil Rights Movement, and a series of major recessions, all ….
Tsui Hark’s name has come up dozens of times during the filming of Blvd. Warriors. The action film producer has directed Donnie Yen, Maggie Cheung, Brigitte Lin, Jet Li and many more of the biggest Hong Kong action film stars on the 1980’s and 90’s. His films include Dragon Inn (director), Once Upon a Time ….
I’ve received some requests for information on the Bruce Lee: Kung Fu, Art & Life Exhibit currently on display at the Hong Kong Heritage Museum. To make it easier, I’ve listed as much information as I have, based on my own experience visiting Hong Kong last month. I hope it helps to get more of ….