The Spirit of Budo was planned and produced against a background of strong overseas interest in Japan's martial-arts
However, I am concerned that the author does not fully distinguish between martial-arts
training and "real-life" combat training.
When he grows up, Uriah wants to be a martial arts instructor, and to star in martial-arts
A cast of martial-arts
mavens--including virtually no Chinese-Americans--geared the hourlong production for young audiences, and children in attendance appreciated its broad humor, simple narrative, and action sequences.
The film will incorporate rapid-fire martial-arts
action, riveting visual effects and a cutting-edge soundtrack.
The story itself features lots of time-tested elements of martial-arts
Suddenly, ten men and women carrying swords and wearing martial-arts
costumes jump onto the stage.
Though almost as crazy violent as ``Old Boy,'' ``Sin City'' and ``Ong- Bak: The Thai Warrior,'' Stephen Chow's wackazoid paean to the martial-arts
movies of his Hong Kong youth is so tricked-out goofy that even its bloodiest excesses evoke more smiles than shocks.
It's a brutal, bruising way to fight - and well-suited to director Prachya Pinkaew's bloody, graphic approach to martial-arts
China's most distinguished filmmaker, Zhang Yimou, made a surprisingly successful venture into the martial-arts
genre with the recently released ``Hero.
The first martial-arts
movie by acclaimed director Zhang Yimou includes an all-star pan-Chinese cast, locations to (literally) die for and exquisitely color-sensitive cinematography by the great Christopher Doyle (``In the Mood for Love'').
After doing 20 years of martial-arts
films, you want to create new things.