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Tag Archives: unleashed

Top 20 Martial Arts Films of All Time

Monday, December 10th, 2012

Dr. Craig D. Reid, author of the Ultimate Guide to Martial Arts Movies, lists his candidates for the top 20 martial arts films ever made! His list includes films featuring Tony Jaa, Jet Li and Bruce Lee! Did your favorites make the cut?
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Posted in Martial Art Movies.

Capoeira: The Muddied History of Brazil’s Other Martial Art

Monday, March 21st, 2011

For several years now, Brazil has skirted its heritage with capoeira. It has been overlooked, disregarded and dismissed. Historians battled against bureaucratic red tape. To find the clearing, some gaps in history had to be filled in. A few years ago an 81-year-old Vicente Ferreira Pastinha— a Portuguese man and an eyewitness to the open
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Posted in Capoeira, General Martial Arts History, Western Martial Arts History.

Spirited Killer Review | Vintage Tony Jaa Movies

Saturday, March 19th, 2011

Tony Jaa has shaken up the martial arts movie industry. In 2003’s Ong-Bak, the action phenom glamorized muay Thai on-screen and unleashed unbelievably real stunts that hadn’t been seen since Jackie Chan did them in the 1980s. He upped the ante in 2005 with Tom Yum Goong, released stateside a year later as The Protector.
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Posted in Martial Art Movies, Tony Jaa Movies.