The Old School Kung Fu festival was this past weekend in NYC and, while we weren’t able to attend in person, we were able to check out a few of the films highlighted this year, and one from last year’s Ninja fest.
The mafia attempts to take over all the martial arts dojos in the country and teenager Jason Stillwell must train with the ghost of Bruce Lee to protect his father’s dojo from the mafia’s Russian enforcer, Ivan, played by none other than Jean Claude Van Damme.
Martial artist Scott James uncovers a plot to train a secret army of ninjas run by his estranged adopted brother Seikura and must find a way to stop them before they can use their training for evil.
When a group of undead mercenaries with frighteningly excellent martial arts abilities escape from a lab at Saisei Industries, a Black Ops team is sent in to clean up both the zombies and any witnesses in the appropriately named Zombie Ninjas vs Black Ops.
The brilliant Takashi Miike unleashes his latest awesomely insane movie with Yakuza Apocalypse, which features Yakuza, martial arts, vampires and so much more.
Formerly an Imperial Guard in China, Chon Wang discovers his true calling as a western lawman when he comes to America to rescue a kidnapped princess and then later heads to England to recover China’s Imperial Seal.
Scott Adkins reteams with the director of both Ninja movies for the bad ass looking new action movie, Close Range.
Check out two cool looking Kickstarter projects that need some help to deliver some old school action.
The martial arts group Z Team is back after releasing their movie Die Fighting last year for a post apocalyptic webseries, Drained World, and you can watch the first episode right here.
Police officer Gabe Yulaw is the only one who can stop his power hungry doppelganger, Gabriel Yulaw, from killing him and becoming the most powerful being in the multiverse.