The brilliance of Panna Rittikrai’s inspirational action cinema

Filmmaker, action choreographer and martial artist Panna Rittikrai sadly passed away on July 20th. He was just 53 years old. One of my favourite memories of his work is from his 1984 directorial debut, Born to Fight. There’s a scene where Rittikrai is teaching two kids how to fight, and he gives a demonstration of his own skills as a martial … Read more

Terracotta: Tom Yum Goong 2 review

Tony Jaa returns after four years on hiatus only to get his elephant kidnapped again.

Ong Bak 3 Review

Ong Bak was released in 2003 and was a hit with audiences in Thailand and The West and also received mostly favourable reviews from critics. A sequel was announced (although the film ultimately became a sort of prequel) and was released in 2008. This was another box office success although critics were less enamoured with … Read more