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 …

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 …

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 …

East Meets West: Stamping British Action On The Map – Jade Screen

The influence of Asian action cinema has long been felt far and wide. Fans and filmmakers from all over the world who grew up with Bruce Lee, Jackie Chan or ‘Beat’ Takeshi Kitano will always cite inspiration as these movie legends became integrated in our daily lexicon. Therefore it is particularly exciting when we in the UK, a market not yet renowned for its action output, begin creating quality action cinema citing the best influences from our eastern heroes. I …

Heart of a Lion: Interview with Martial Arts actor, Don Niam

A very extensive interview I did with legendary Martial Arts movie villain, Stingray, from Undefeatable! Don Niam is an American Martial Arts actor, best known from his work opposite Cynthia Rothrock in the movie, Undefeatable. The film features one of the most popular fight scenes of all time, a clip that would become an undisputed YouTube hit! In the movie, Don played the terrifying villain, Stingray, and utilised his lifelong training in Martial Arts creating one of the most memorable …

Interview with Taiwanese Director, Yu-Hsien Lin – Jade Screen

Yu-Hsien Lin is an acclaimed Taiwanese director whose creative filmmaking style has been picking up new fans all over the world. His documentary Jump Boys! portraying child gymnasts struggling to succeed in their budding careers, remains one of Taiwan’s most popular documentaries and elevated his status from new filmmaker to national talent. I caught up with Lin when he visited the UK to attend the European Premiere of his latest film, Sorry I Love You. Download the interview here!

Life Lessons From An Action Star with Scott Adkins – AskMen.com

Written with Scott Adkins A new entry into The Expert 10 series from popular online men’s magazine, AskMen.com, written with British action star, Scott Adkins. He is best known from his unique, otherworldly brand of physical action and roles in popular films like Undisputed II and III, Ninja and X-Men Origins: Wolverine. Having just finished filming his latest movie: Weapon, starring alongside Jean-Claude Van Damme, Scott was kind enough to share some unique action star lessons all men can learn …

Path of a Warrior: Interview with Martial Arts actor, John Miller

Extensive interview with John Miller, Undefeatable’s famous good guy and co-star to the Queen of Martial Arts movies, Cynthia Rothrock! This is my complete, uncut interview with Martial Arts actor, John Miller, best known from his starring roles in the Cynthia Rothrock movies, Honor and Glory and Undefeatable. John’s final fight in Undefeatable against arch-villain Stingray, played by Don Niam, has even become a YouTube hit and features some of the most quoted one liners in Martial Arts movie history! In …

The Expendables: Uncut Interview with The Brit, Gary Daniels

Here is my full, uncut interview with British action legend, Gary Daniels, on his recent work in Sylvester Stallone’s star-studded epic, The Expendables. In this exclusive chat, Gary talks in-depth about how he came to co-star in one of the biggest action movies ever made. He also shares unique experiences working alongside  Stallone, Jason Statham, Jet Li, Randy Couture, Steve Austin, Eric Roberts and many more, plus teaming up with the world-famous 87Eleven Action Design. Best known in the movies for City Hunter, Bloodmoon …

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!

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