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The Debt Collector – Review

The screen belongs though to the two leads that work so well in delivering punchlines as well as punches. Continue reading

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Vengeance – Review

Stu Bennett is Gold in more ways than one, with his transformation into a bonafide action hero. Continue reading

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Final Score – Review

Dave Bautista has that old school vibe that the likes of Stallone or Arnie used to ooze back in the day and he walks around banging heads in the same fashion Continue reading

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Animal World Review

Directed by: Han Yan Starring: LI Yi Feng, Zhou Dongyu and Michael Douglas Animal World the movie is an adaption of the hit Japanese manga ‘Ultimate Survivor Kaiji’ but will this hit the spot or miss its mark. Drifting aimlessly … Continue reading

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Fearless: The Story of Chin Woo Kung Fu – Book Review

Fearless: The Story of Chin Woo Kung Fu by Glen Stanway Fearless: The Story of Chin Woo Kung Fu examines the legends and the facts behind one of the world’s largest martial arts organisations. As well as exploring the legend … Continue reading

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The Villainess Review

what every vengeance film should be bloody and brilliant Continue reading

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KickBoxer Retaliation

Kickboxer Retaliation Directed by: Dimitri Logothetis Stars: Alain Moussi, Christopher Lambert, Jean-Claude Van Damme, Mike Tyson and Hafþór Júlíus Björnsson The Kickboxer is back in the sequel but will this be a knockout or make you retaliate. One year after the events … Continue reading

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Accident Man Review

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Kill Order Review

Kill Order Directed by James mark Stars: Chris Mark, Daniel Park, Denis Akiyama, Melee Hutton, Jessica Clement, Jason Gosbee, Reuben Langdon and Alain Moussi Available on VOD, Digital HD and DVD on February 6, 2018 Kill Order smashes its way onto … Continue reading

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Chasing the Dragon Review

Chasing the Dragon Review Directed by:Wong Jing and Jason Kwan Stars: Donnie Yen, Andy Lau, Kent Cheng, Philip Keung and Bryan Larkin Chasing the Dragon arrives on a wave of hype will this Dragon put fire in your belly. Donnie … Continue reading

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Beyond Skyline Review

Beyond Skyline Review Directed by: Liam O’Donnell Stars: Frank Grillo, Bojana Novakovic, Iko Uwais and Yayan Ruhian on Digital 15th Dec and Blu-ray & DVD 8th Jan Beyond Skyline sequel to the 2010 hit Skyline see’s a new view of … Continue reading

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The Foreigner Review

The Foreigner Directed by: Martin Campbell Stars: Jackie Chan and Pierce Brosnan The Foreigner sees Jackie Chan take a dramatic role based on the novel by  Stephen Leather but will this be to foreign for some or will Jackie Chan … Continue reading

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Wolf Warriors 2 Review

Wolf Warriors 2 Directed by: Wu Jing Stars: Wu Jing, Frank Grillo and Celina Jade Wu Jing is back with a sequel to Wolf Warriors and brings his pack with him, but will this film bite the dust or bite … Continue reading

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Savage Dog Review

Savage Dog Review Directed by: Jesse V. Johnson Stars: Scott Adkins, Marko Zaror, Juju Chan Cung Le and Kieth David Jesse V. Johnson is back with a bang and delivering an action vehicle that can catapult him to the mainstream, … Continue reading

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One Million Klicks Review

One Million Klicks Directed by: Alex Padrutt Stars: Mike Moeller, Martin Baden, Bartholomaeus Kowalski, Volkram Zschiesche, Sabine Steinbach & Yanlong Li A contemporary martial arts action film that not only has thrilling action sequences, but is also a story of … Continue reading

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Love Stalk Review

Love Stalk Directed by: Joe Fiorello Stars: Angie Palmer, Roman Pak, Dada Lo and Ines Laimins Love Stalk is a modern day romance that entwines both online dating and social interaction but will you stalk this feature ? Sharon is … Continue reading

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Johnnie To’s Three Review

Three Directed by: Johnnie To Stars: Louis Koo, Vicki Zhao, Wallace Chung and Lam Suet Johnnie To brings his carnage to a hospital in this thriller that centres around  a cop, a robber and a surgeon, hence the title Three, … Continue reading

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Fist of the Dragon review

Fist of The Dragon Directed by: Antony Szeto Stars: Josh Thomson, Juju Chan, Xin Sarith Wuku,  Daniel Whyte, Ellary Porterfield and Maria Tran Fist of The Dragon has some talent of show but will it leave you punching the air … Continue reading

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The Bodyguard Review

The Bodyguard Directed by: Sammo Hung Stars: Sammo Hung, Andy Lau, Jaqueline Chan, Jack Feng with Yuen Biao, Yuen Wah, Tsui Hark, Karl Maka and Dean Shek Sammo Hung returns to star in and sit in the Director’s Chair for the … Continue reading

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Ip Man 3 Review

Ip Man 3 Review Directed by Wilson Yip Stars: Donnie Yen, Zhang Jin, Lynn Xiong, Patrick Tam, Danny Chan & Mike Tyson IP Man 3 comes highly anticipated following on from the Cult 1st film and fun sequel, can the … Continue reading

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Wolf Warriors review

Wolf Warriors Directed by: Wu Jing Stars: Wu Jing, Scott Adkins, Yun Nan and Ni Dahong Wu Jing brings his Wolf Warriors to the big screen but with Wu Jing and Scott Adkins onboard will it have enough bite? Wu … Continue reading

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Dragon Blade Review

Dragon Blade Directed by: Daniel Lee Stars: Jackie Chan, John Cusack, Adrien Brody and Lin Peng Jackie returns in a full on Epic drama that packs a punch and goes for the heart but will it twist the blade in … Continue reading

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Black Coal Thin Ice Review

Back Coal, Thin Ice Directed by: Diao Yinan Stars: Liao Fan, Guey Lun-Mei & Wang Xuebing Black Coal, Thin Ice pays homage to the Neo-noir filmmaking but will this taut thriller chill you to the very core or freeze you out … Continue reading

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Podcast On Fire 198: The Dragon Family & Casino Raiders

Podcast On Fire 198: The Dragon Family & Casino Raiders Click above to check out Eastern Film Fans waxing lyrical on The dragon Family and Casino Raiders. Yes a double dose of Alan Tam, Andy Lau enjoy Check out the … Continue reading

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Jackie Chan Crime Story – Review

Jackie Chan’s Top Ten films of all time starts with Number 10 Crime Story Aka That Beast in Homicide Directed by Kirk Wong Stars: Jackie Chan, Kent Cheng, Blacky Ko and Law Kar Ying 1993 saw Jackie Chan shoot Crime … Continue reading

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Kung Fu Jungle Review

Kung Fu Jungle Directed by: Teddy Chan Stars: Donnie Yen, Wang Baoqiang, Charlie Young and Michelle Bai Teddy Chan brings the action in this Donnie Yen Martial Arts flick but will this rise to the standards set by Teddy in … Continue reading

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Once Upon a Time in Shanghai Review

Once Upon a Time in Shanghai Review Directed by: Wong Ching-Po Stars: Philip Ng, Andy On, Sammo Hung, Michelle Hu and Wen Chao Philip Ng and Andy On bring the action with Yuen Woo Ping orchestrating it, but will this … Continue reading

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The Midnight After review

The Midnight After Directed by Fruit Chan Stars: Wong You-Nam, Simon Yam, Janice Man, Lam Suet, Chui Tien-you, Sam Lee and Kara Hui The Midnight After is brought to you by Fruit Chan and is something of an oddity but will you remember … Continue reading

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Warrioress Review

Warrioress Out to buy 26th May 2014 Directed by Ross Boyask Stars Cecily Fay, Joelle Simpson, Helen Bailey with Brendan Carr and Zara Phythian Xena Warrior princess meets Mortal Kombat in a high octane Martial Arts Female fight fest but will … Continue reading

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47 Ronin review

47 Ronin Review Directed by Carl Rinsch Stars: Keanu Reeves, Hiroyuki Sanada, Ko Shibasaki and Rinko Kikuchi A story of revenge, love and honour, 47 RONIN is based on the fictional story of the forty-seven Ronin, a real-life group of master-less samurai who … Continue reading

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No Man’s Land Review

No Man’s Land review Director: Ning Hao Stars: Xu Zheng, Duo Bujie, Yu Nan and Huang Bo Ning Hao returns from the wilderness and enters the dessert in this western road movie akin to Mad Max but will it be a road … Continue reading

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We met Jackie Chan

We met Jackie Chan This was supposed to be called ‘I met Jackie Chan’ but something changed when I arrived at China for Jackie Chan’s 60th Birthday party for the ” International Fan Club – Love, Peace and Friendship Tour … Continue reading

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Unbeatable Review

Unbeatable Review Directed by : Dante Lam Stars: Nick Cheung, Eddie Peng, Mei Ting and Andy On Dante Lam brings the pain with his MMA inspired Unbeatable but will you go the full round or tap out ? The scene … Continue reading

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Special ID Review

Special ID Review Directed by: Clarence Fok Stars: Donnie Yen, Andy On, Collin Chou and Jing Tian Donnie Yen goes back to modern day action with this undercover police drama but will this slice of fist and foot action be … Continue reading

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Police Story 2013 Review

Police Story 2013 review Directed by: Ding Sheng Stars: Jackie Chan, Liu Ye and  Jing Tian Police Story arrives for another instalment but its only linked to previous instalments in name only how will this fare against the rest of … Continue reading

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Unforgiven – Review

Unforgiven – Review Directed by: Lee Sang-il Stars: Ken Watanabe, Akira Emoto, Yuyu Yagira and Koichi Sato Ken Watanabe picks up the lead role in the remake of the Clint Eastwood classic but will you be forgiven for loving or loathing this Japanese … Continue reading

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Retro Review: Street Fighter: The Legend Of Chun-Li

Retro Review: Street Fighter: The Legend Of Chun-Li The infamous Capcom Street Fighter series has been around since the late ’80s, and it has become one of the most popular and widespread video game franchises of all time. Infused with … Continue reading

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Fists of Legend – Review

Fists of legend Director: Woo-Suk Kang Stars:  Woong-in Jung, Hwang Jung-Min, Yo-won Lee, Jun-Sang Yoo and Je-mun Yun Fist of Legend brings the world of MMA to the big screen but will it be a knock-out movie or will you tap out. Hwang Jung Min plays … Continue reading

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Win Donnie Yen’s Dragon on DVD

WIN Dragon on DVD courtesy of Metrodome Distribution Dragon is unleashed on 26th August 2013 and is set to kick some serious ass. Eastern Film Fans film of the year reviewed Dragon (Wu Xia)  saying “The action, well the action is … Continue reading

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Jon T Benn Interview

Eastern Film Fans are proud to present an interview with Mr Jon T Benn made famous as the Mafia Boss in Way of The dragon. Firstly I’m intrigued as to how over 40 years ago you ended up in Mainland … Continue reading

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