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Westworld Star Hiroyuki Sanada’s Great Advice

Westworld star Hiroyuki Sanada

Westworld star Hiroyuki Sanada

Westworld star Hiroyuki Sanada recently opened up about the great advice he received from his mentor Sonny Chiba.

It’s most basic element was to treat his career like a marathon, not a sprint. With his current Westworld success that appears to have been good advice.

Sarah wrote about this for Asian World Of Martial Arts.

To read it click here.

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Cheng Pei-Pei Honoured At San Francisco Arts Festival

Cheng Pei-pei

Cheng Pei-pei

Pioneering female martial artist Cheng Pei-pei was honoured for her work at the recent CAAMfest this year.

Pei-pei’s breakthrough roles in films like Come Drink With Me (1966) and its 1968 sequel Golden Swallow paved the way for the action heroines like Michelle Yeoh and Zhang Ziyi.

Sarah wrote about this for Asian World Of Martial Arts.

To read it go here.

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‘The Assassin’ Takes Martial Arts Film To The Art House

The Assassin

The Assassin

The new film The Assassin puts a clever, more artful spin on the concept of the wuxia-martial arts film courtesy of art house master Hou Hsiao-hsien.

Sarah reviewed this well-executed film for Fightland.

Read the full review over at Fightland by going here.

 

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