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Documentary revisits heyday of kung fu stuntmen

(china org) A new documentary film revisits the golden age of kung fu stuntmen and action directors in Hong Kong during the 1960s-'80s, exploring their pain and struggles. In making "Kungfu Stuntmen," Wei Junzi - the movie's director and a film historian - interviewed nearly a hundred renowned kung fu film directors,…
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August 21, 2021
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Benny Chan’s final film aims to burn brightly in US

(China Daily) Chinese action film Raging Fire opened on Friday in a limited theatrical release in North America.The film is being released by Well Go USA Entertainment with English subtitles in approximately 60 selected theaters in Los Angeles, New York, San Francisco, Atlanta, Honolulu, Houston, Vancouver, Toronto and a few other…
bubmag
August 19, 2021
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Brad Allan, Stuntman and Jackie Chan Protege, Dies at 48

Allan shared over a dozen screen credits with Chan, dating back to 1997’s “Mr. Nice Guy” Tristar Pictures Brad Allan, the prolific stuntman known for his work on Jackie Chan films and other blockbusters such as “Wonder Woman” and the “Kingsman” series, has died. He was 48.  A representative for…
bubmag
August 7, 2021
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Late director Benny Chan’s last film opens

(China Daily) In the crowded theater where even the aisles were full, there was one empty seat in the center with a bouquet placed on it. The theater in eastern Beijing was the venue of late Hong Kong director Benny Chan's last film Raging Fire's premiere.The film is set to open…
bubmag
July 30, 2021
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Jackie Chan film week set to open in August

(China Daily) An annual event to raise public recognition for stunt performers, the sixth Jackie Chan International Action Film Week, will be held in Datong, North China's Shanxi Province, from Aug 6 to 8.With the combination of online and in-person events due to COVID-19 prevention concerns, its highlights include an…
bubmag
July 17, 2021