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If you've ever wondered where Mario got his bow tie, or why Inky, Blinky and Clyde are so intent on reducing Pac-Man to pixels, then "Street Fighter: The Legend of Chun-Li" is the movie for you. For the rest, those for whom the idea of manufacturing an...
The literally hard-driving action franchise continues with this made-for-video adventure, casting Luke Goss as a convict - known as ”Frankenstein” (as was David Carradine in the original "Death Race 2000") - who has to win one more race to...
Zap2ItIn her later appearances as Lana Lang on television's "Smallville," Kristin Kreuk showed impressive martial-arts moves, and she also has plenty of use for them in this video-game spinoff. She has the title role as a pianist who deploys her hands ...
Orlando Sentinel Movie CriticAnyone who remembers the godawful 1994 Jean Claude Van Damme/Raul Julia film based on the ancient video game Street Fighter will be shocked at how much better the new film built around the game's characters is. No, it's not particularly good. The...
31st Annual Los Angeles Chinatown Firecracker Run Saturday & Sunday February 7-8, 2009 Take advantage of the Firecracker Nite n' Day event. Begins Saturday, 10am - 10pm and continues on Sunday after the Firecracker Run, noon - 4pm. Music,...
FOR THE TIMESMonday November 24, 1997 Rule No. 1 of fantasy movies: Box office rules. The mortal world was saved for a generation in 1995, when Liu Kang (Robin Shou) defeated the champion of the Outworld in "Mortal Kombat," the movie. Case closed....
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Times Staff WriterRobin Shou's affectionate "Red Trousers — The Life of Hong Kong Stuntmen" is so engaging and illuminating that it is enjoyable even for those unfamiliar with one of cinema's most dynamic forms. For aficionados of the movies of Bruce Lee, Jackie...
TRIBUNE STAFF REPORTER3½ stars (out of 4) Meet the new Jackie Chan: Tony Jaa, star of Thailand's martial arts epic "Ong-Bak: The Thai Warrior." Jaa combines Chan's early-career daredevil feats with Jet Li's calm ferocity, generating a powerful cinematic experience...
Special to the Tribune2 stars (out of 4) Even if you're not a fan of Hong Kong action films, a documentary that promises an inside peek at the lives of its most valuable players - the stuntmen - still has a measure of appeal. Where do these people come from? What's it like...
TIMES STAFF WRITERMonday January 20, 1997 A Japanese martial arts clan is taught that a white child will one day appear to become the greatest ninja of them all. Sure enough, at the beginning of the lively, funny "Beverly Hills Ninja," a steamer trunk with a white...
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