The Expendables: Shooting An Action Scene with Gary Daniels – AskMen.com

Written with Gary Daniels. British Kickboxing sensation and actor, Gary Daniels, shares the screen with three generations of action star in Sylvester Stallone’s hugely anticipated action epic, The Expendables. Co-starring as The Brit, a former Expendable turned bad, Gary takes on his former teammates and faces a two-on-one battle again Jason Statham and Jet Li!  Gary was kind enough to share some experiences working on the biggest action movie of the summer… Read the interview here!

Strange Days: Seni 2010 with Mark Strange – Martial Arts Illustrated

Mark Strange is an up-and-coming British Martial Arts action star and takes the lead in his new, no-holds-barred fight movie, 12 (Twelve). With over 26 years experience in Martial Arts competition, Mark was invited to Hong Kong where he worked alongside Jackie Chan on The Medallion and performed under action director, Donnie Yen, on The Twins Effect. Having attended Seni – the International Combat Sports Show – this year to promote the DVD release of 12 (Twelve), Mark reflects on …

The Expendables: The Verdict

There can be no doubt about it: The Expendables is the action movie event of the year, let alone the summer. For most action fans whose love for the genre dates back to the 1980s, this movie really is a big deal. Delivering this calibre of action and pulling together the talents of three generations of action star was a mission and a half, and the unenviable task of writer, director and star, Sylvester Stallone. Stallone has also long-proven his …

There Is No Tomorrow! Carl Weathers’ Greatest Hits

Mr Carl Weathers is, without doubt, one of the coolest, toughest, most underrated legends to grace the screen. With such a vast body of work to his name, new and long-time fans, alike, would love to see a massive return from the real-life Action Jackson. Here are some of Carl’s best moments… 1. as Apollo Creed in Rocky – Rocky IV Apollo was truly the man: in the beginning he was a great adversary to our underdog hero and by …

Dorian Tan: They Call Him Flash Legs!

Recently I found myself missing some of the old-skool kung fu movies I haven’t watched for many years! When I revisit these holy grails of martial artistry, a long-time favourite star would have to be Dorian Tan Tao-Liang. Throughout his many film titles during the 1970s and early 1980s, he continually demonstrated excellent screen fighting skills and his trademark, otherworldly kicking abilities, earning him the nickname “Flash Legs”. Tan’s history is quite interesting as well. Although being of Chinese descent, he was …

5 Reasons Dolph Lundgren Still Kicks Ass!

Action fans around the world will universally agree that Dolph Lundgren is the man! Whether it’s Universal Soldier, Red Scorpion, Men of War or Showdown in Little Tokyo that ranks top of your list, Sweden’s ultimate He-Man (literally) has always been a consistent fan favourite. The best news is he’s still kicking ass to this very day! With some of his grittiest, most gutsy action projects released in the past few years and plenty of exciting titles on the way …

Top 5 Essential Supplements with Mark Strange – AskMen.com

Written with Mark Strange. Part 2 of the original feature, How to Get An Action Star Physique, with British action star, Mark Strange for the popular online men’s magazine, AskMen.com. This follow-up piece focuses on Mark’s top rated supplements to aid training. With years of experience in training, nutrition and all-round physical conditioning, martial arts expert Mark Strange’s knowledge is second to none when it comes to getting into shape. AskMen spoke to Mark whilst in training for his next film …

Beardy Strikes Back! The Return of Leung Kar-Yan – Jade Screen

With an identifiably warm persona, a friendly, approachable look and graceful fighting style, Hong Kong actor Leung Kar Yan was not a typical martial arts star by any standard. Playing against the traditional leading male stereotype, he appeared in some of the most highly regarding kung fu movies of the 1970s and 80s, collaborating with Hong Kong’s best loved filmmakers. Sporting a tall athletic frame and trademark mane of thick, untamed hair, Leung came to be known as ‘Beardy’, a nickname passed to him by western …

Good To Be Bad: Waise Lee – Jade Screen

The Best of the Hong Kong movie villains… Waise Lee is a popular and hugely underrated Hong Kong actor, well known for his villainous roles and sly, backstabbing characters. Seen widely in the ‘heroic bloodshed’ films of the 1980s, he was a supporting star who Hong Kong audiences loved to hate, typically playing a greedy small-time triad who switches sides in his pursuit for power Download the article here!    

Good To Be Bad: Kelvin Wong – Jade Screen

The Best of the Hong Kong movie villains… Wong Siu, also known as Kelvin Wong, is a renowned character actor, often seen playing larger-than-life villains in Hong Kong and Taiwanese film. Initially playing minor bad guys earlier in his career, he soon migrated to the frontlines where he could be seen punishing and tormenting many an action hero in the most brutal way possible. Download the article here!