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I finally had a chance to watch the newly released trailer for AMC’s Into the Badlands, it is is a crazy mix of martial arts, deco style, and crazy-ass action.

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The Stunt People are at it again, this time with a Groundhog Day inspired fight sequence involving an average Joe and his battle with the local martial arts mafia. It takes some time to get up to speed, but once it kicks into high gear the stunt work is impressive.

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  Top Five: Martial Arts Movies Top Five is a show where the hosts categorize, rank, compare, and stratify everything… from cars to gadgets to people and movies. From stuff that is hot, and things that are not nearly as interesting – it’s Top Five. [podcast][/podcast] Direct Download You can subscribe to the RSS feed here. You can subscribe via iTunes here. Thanks so much for your positive feedback, as it does give us an idea of new projects to take on.  

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This week on the Major Spoilers Podcast, the Major Spoilers Crew is taking a deep long look at Tatsuya Ishida’s most awesome webcomic Sinfest. From the Wiki: The subject matter of Sinfest is often human nature, with particular attention paid to sexuality and religion. Less frequently, the strip will parody popular culture or indulge in political commentary. There are some recurring types of strip, such as “You Had to Be There” (where the reader is not told what the characters are discussing), “Japanese Calligraphy” (where one of the characters transforms over four panels into a kanji ideograph, usually related to

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Variety is reporting this morning that Stephen Chow will not direct the Seth Rogen Green Hornet film, but will still play the part of Kato.  The reason cited for stepping down is creative differences, which is a shame because Kung Fu Hussle and Shaolin Soccer are two great films that redefine what martial arts movies are about, or could be about.  Had Chow stayed with the picture, I’ve no doubt there would have been some great things to be seen. via Variety

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