Good To Be Bad: Roy Cheung – Jade Screen

The Best of the Hong Kong Movie Villains Roy Cheung is one of the best recognised stars of the Hong Kong gangster genre and built his early career almost solely playing nasty gang bosses or villainous, corrupt cops! Starting out as a model, he was a big movie fan throughout his life but never considered entering the business until he was cast by director Yeung Fan to appear in Lost Romance in 1986, along with Chow Yun Fat and Maggie …

Lisa Carrodus: Fitness Pro’s New Website Launched

This is a project I have been involved in on an ongoing basis, producing all copy for the website including biography and section descriptions. Lisa Carrodus is a Fitness Pro, Figure Model and TV Presenter. Lisa’s extensive work began by earning Fitness and Figure Modeling titles on an international stage against some of the world’s best competitors. Since then she has appeared on LA Muscle TV and The Active Channel and featured in popular fitness magazines like Muscle and Fitness. …

Jackie Chan’s Armour of God 3: Looking Back, Moving Forward – Screen Power

Jackie Chan fans all over the world will remember the original Armour of God as a film that redefined the Hong Kong action genre. Not only was this movie a spectacular, cinematic piece of filmmaking by any standard, it also reaffirmed Jackie’s reputation as a world class action star and stunt performer. In the now-legendary sequence which almost cost Jackie his life, the film stands as one of bravest, most daring pieces of action entertainment: a testament to getting the …

Fighter’s Legacy: Interview with Donnie Yen – Jade Screen

Donnie Yen is an undisputed legend of action cinema and remains one of the most highly regarded Martial Arts movie stars in the world. Through his lifelong passion for Martial Arts, the young Donnie entered the film business working with master director Yuen Woo-ping, setting him on a path to become one of the most recognised physical action stars of all time. Today he has starred in nearly 50 films, as well building an unparalleled reputation as an Award Winning …

Mark Strange: New Blood On The Rise – Martial Arts Illustrated

Cover interview and feature produced for Martial Arts Illustrated March 2011 issue… Mark Strange is the new blood on the action cinema stage; a former martial arts champion turned action star with extensive experience across the martial arts, earning titles as the Euro-British Full Contact Champion and the MAI National Chinese Forms Champion. Emerging from a strong fighting background having competed all over the world, Mark pursued a lifelong passion in film and would subsequently work on films like Batman …

Steve Austin – Keeping It Old-School

Since the former WWE Champ stepped out of the wrestling ring and turned his attention to acting, “Stone Cold” Steve Austin was, at first, met with reservations as to whether his larger-than-life ring persona would carry into a believable (and likeable) screen presence. Aside from anything else, I have this view that wrestlers make naturally charismatic and generally solid action stars (eg. Dwayne “The Rock” Johnson, John Cena) and the transition across arenas may seem obvious. Under his better known …

Dragon Rising: Uncut Interview with Don ‘The Dragon’ Wilson

This is the full, uncut version of my career-spanning interview with Kickboxing Legend and Action Star, Don ‘The Dragon’ Wilson, which took place in Cannes in 2010… Don ‘The Dragon’ Wilson is a name that needs no introduction to Kickboxing fans and action movie addicts around the world. He dominated the tournament circuit in a stunning career that earned him legions of fans across the globe. While still heavily involved in competition during the 1980s, he forged a successful movie …

Mark Strange: Action Star’s New Website Launched

This is a project I have been involved in on an ongoing basis, producing all copy for the website as well as creating Mark Strange’s current action showreel, featured on the website and posted on YouTube. The newly rebranded website of action actor Mark Strange has just launched, coinciding with his latest film work and building anticipation for the most physically demanding and challenging work of his career so far, coming up later in the year. Born and raised in …

Game of Death – DVD Review

Director: Giorgio Serafini Cast: Wesley Snipes, Zoe Bell, Gary Daniels, Robert Davi, Simon Rhee Run Time: 93 mins Distributor: Optimum Releasing Discs: 1 Cert: 18 Synopsis Agent Marcus (Wesley Snipes) is a renowned CIA operative who takes on a mission to infiltrate the organisation of a notorious arms dealer (Robert Davi) and close down his operation. When the mission is almost complete and the deal’s latest transaction is soon-to-be settled, Marcus is shocked to find his trusted team have turned …

Street Fighter Legacy feature – Martial Arts Illustrated

Street Fighter is one of the most popular, enduring action video game series the world has ever known. Whether it played the centrepiece of entertainment on the Sega Megadrive in the early 1990s or recently recaptured the imagination of fans on the Xbox360 and PlayStation 3 consoles, almost everyone of a certain generation battled their friends on Street Fighter. Street Fighter Legacy is the result of real fans staying true to the source material and delivering something fresh and exciting …

Street Fighter Legacy Interviews – Jade Screen

This was a cover feature for Jade Screen magazine. Street Fighter is one of the most popular video game series the world has ever known. Whether it played the centrepiece of entertainment on the Sega Megadrive in the early 1990s or recently recaptured the imagination of fans on the Xbox360 and PlayStation 3 consoles, almost everyone of a certain generation battled their friends on Street Fighter. To find out more about Street Fighter Legacy, the promo movie that’s taken the …

Interview with Action Director, Leo Au-Yeung – Jade Screen

Leo Au-Yeung is a renowned Wing Chun Master with the unique credentials of being the only appointed Wing Chun instructor for the hugely popular Ip Man movies. Born and raised in Hong Kong, Leo later travelled to the UK to study at University. As a heavily devoted practitioner of Wing Chun, he was able to train under some of the best instructors in the world today. It was through his connections and impressive teaching abilities he was invited to assist …