Bruce Lee’s Enter The Nunchaku – Jade Screen

An article I wrote on Bruce Lee’s use of the nunchuku weapon in his films and how it propelled into popular culture. Traditional martial arts weapons have always played an integral part in teaching and practice. For centuries this has been moulded by rigorous training, discipline and an understanding of their origin, purpose and significance. This article examines Bruce Lee’s now-legendary use of the nunchaku in his film and TV work… Read the article here!

Donnie Yen’s Fist of Fury TV Series – Jade Screen

Article I wrote a while back on Donnie Yen’s Fist of Fury TV series made back in the 90s. Since then the show was re-edited for two DVD movies and found a cult following among Yen’s modern day fanbase. For fans of both Bruce Lee and Donnie Yen, ATV’s Fist of Fury series is an impressive and admirable accomplishment and holds a strong foundation as one of the landmark action series of the 1990s… Read the article ????????      

Jackie Chan’s Art of the Dragon – Screen Power

A different look at the man, the myth, the legend: Jackie Chan. This is a feature I wrote for Screen Power Magazine on Jackie’s work as an actor, focusing less on the action and more on his underrated performances. No action star can match the unique talents of Jackie Chan. Audiences consistently recognise how his characteristic blend of physical action and slapstick comedy has long been imitated, but never surpassed. With a hugely focused work ethic, Jackie is known for applying serious dedication and focus to his …

New Sammo Hung Book Released!

I have written two chapters in the new book, Enter the Fat Dragon: The Life & Films of Sammo Hung. This is also (surprisingly) the first book to ever be written on the career of this Hong Kong action legend! The two chapters I’ve written cover both his career as an iconic and well-loved director, plus his early upbringing in the successful child opera troupe, the Seven Little Fortunes (also featuring Jackie Chan, Yuen Biao, Yuen Wah and others). Synopsis: …