Latest reviews in Martial Arts »

smile please, plenty of cheese

Advantages: ironically a likeable film
Disadvantages: very little of Van Damme in the movie

This film contains everything that for me makes a very poor film, so then why do I like it so much. On the DVD cover compared to the VHS video they have put a picture of Jean Claude Van Damme, in a bid to aid selling the movie. This is the first movie {n ...

tayloa22 27.08.2007 · Read full review
Ciao members have rated this review on average: very helpful
Review of No Retreat, No Surrender (DVD)

Did you enjoy it?

Story

Characters / Performances

Special Effects

How does it compare to ...

Nice action,martial arts movie.

Advantages: Excellent fight sequences.
Disadvantages: weak storyline.

About the movie:No retreat no surrender is a martial arts movie directed by Corey Yuen.This movie is also known as Karate Tiger. Plot:Jason StillwellUKurt Mckinney) is a young Karate student who trains in his father's Los Angeles dojo. One night after ...

mor8060 22.10.2008 · Read full review
Ciao members have rated this review on average: helpful
Review of No Retreat, No Surrender (DVD)

Did you enjoy it?

Story

Characters / Performances

Special Effects

How does it compare to ...

The life of the dragon

Advantages: Jason Scott Lee, very entertaining
Disadvantages: None

It was only a matter of time before the life of legendary martial arts expert Bruce Lee, was given the Hollywood treatment. So it came as no surprise when in 1993, Dragon: The Bruce Lee Story hit the big screens, spookily being released just a few months ...

christianfilmcritic 15.04.2006 · Read full review
Ciao members have rated this review on average: very helpful
Review of Dragon - The Bruce Lee Story (DVD)

Did you enjoy it?

Story

Characters / Performances

Special Effects

How does it compare to ...

The Dragon breathes on!

Advantages: Excellent cast, great fights and conveys a great deal of realism.
Disadvantages: Some fabricated events.

In the wake of Bruce Lee's untimely death back in 1973, Chinese film companies cashed in on his name and produced a bucketload of films to dramatise his life. These films, which boast daft titles such as 'Bruce Lee Fights back from the grave', 'Bruce's Fi ...

oxonian 31.01.2009 · Read full review
Ciao members have rated this review on average: very helpful
Review of Dragon - The Bruce Lee Story (DVD)

Did you enjoy it?

Story

Characters / Performances

Special Effects

How does it compare to ...

The story of the legend that is Bruce Lee

Advantages: Great actors, good showing of Lee's life
Disadvantages: Parts altered from the truth

Now,this is not normally the sort of film I would choose to watch, but my partner is a huge fan of Bruce Lee so when this came on the tele over the weekend, I knew I would end up watching it with him. I expected not to like it but I was pleasantly surpris ...

mummy2harry 18.11.2007 · Read full review
Ciao members have rated this review on average: very helpful
Review of Dragon - The Bruce Lee Story (DVD)

Did you enjoy it?

Story

Characters / Performances

Special Effects

How does it compare to ...