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“Fight Church” Documentary Review

“Fight Church” Documentary Review

The Fight Nerd September 16, 2014 0

“Fight Church” is the documentary about the unlikely pairing of the Christian church & combat sports, so it makes perfect sense that the person reviewing it has the last name of “Kaplowitz” and has

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Fight Nerd Cinema: “The Tournament” Movie Review

Fight Nerd Cinema: “The Tournament” Movie Review

The Fight Nerd July 15, 2014 0

Continuing down our reviews of the six films featured in The Angela Mao Ying Collection from Shout Factory, today we look at 1974′s “The Tournament”. Starring Angela Mao Ying, this film from Golden Harvest

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Fight Nerd Cinema: “The Himalayan” Movie Review

Fight Nerd Cinema: “The Himalayan” Movie Review

The Fight Nerd July 5, 2014 0

Golden Harvest put out high quality martial arts movies at a steady rate during the 1970′s, with many classics and a few duds scattered through their timeline. Today, we look at a forgotten classic

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Fight Nerd Cinema: “A Queen’s Ransom” Movie Review

Fight Nerd Cinema: “A Queen’s Ransom” Movie Review

The Fight Nerd June 27, 2014 0

By the mid ’70′s, Golden Harvest was producing high-quality martial arts movies that were garnering worldwide attention. They had already made some greats, including Bruce Lee’s movies, Jimmy Wang Yu’s “One Armed Boxer”, and

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Fight Nerd Cinema: “Stoner” Movie Review

Fight Nerd Cinema: “Stoner” Movie Review

The Fight Nerd June 20, 2014 0

Despite having an unfortunate title in this release, this Golden Harvest film has also gone under the alias of “A Man Called Stoner”, “Hong Kong Hitman”, and “The Shrine of Ultimate Bliss”. Released in

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Fight Nerd Cinema: “Broken Oath” Movie Review

Fight Nerd Cinema: “Broken Oath” Movie Review

The Fight Nerd June 16, 2014 0

Released by Golden Harvest in 1977, “Broken Oath” is a story that might seem vaguely familiar to martial arts movie buffs, and there is a perfectly legitimate reason for that. As part of Shout

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“When Tae Kwon Do Strikes” Movie Review

“When Tae Kwon Do Strikes” Movie Review

The Fight Nerd June 10, 2014 0

Angela Mao Ying was one of the first women signed to Golden Harvest when the company was formed, and had an enormously successful film career. If the name Golden Harvest sounds familiar, it’s because

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“In The Blood” Movie Review

“In The Blood” Movie Review

The Fight Nerd June 9, 2014 0

Gina Carano’s name has been popping up again in the MMA world, with rumors of her interest to return to fighting. Convenient when you consider that her latest movie, “In the Blood”, has been

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“Fists of Legend” DVD Review

“Fists of Legend” DVD Review

The Fight Nerd February 28, 2014 0

Korea has been having a real renaissance with their action movies in the past decade or so, releasing a lot of excellent martial arts films that can easily stand against any other nations. With

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“Here Comes The Boom” Review

“Here Comes The Boom” Review

The Fight Nerd March 4, 2013 0

Riding the popularity of “Warrior”, Kevin James and Allan Loeb put together their own MMA movie. Released in October 2012, “Here Comes the Boom” was done with the help of the UFC to make

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