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Interview with Toshinari Yonishi: I wanted to shoot a movie where sexy, weak women defeat the strong men with speed and skill in shooting

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Toshinari Yonishi was absorbed in “Star Wars” and got a dream to become a film director when he was an elementary school student. It was when he was in his late forties that he remembered the dream which he had given up a long time ago. He said to himself that it would be regrettable if he didn’t give it a try and decided to create his own film as a director. He has started filming with no experience. His efforts resulted in “Sapphire”.

Tell us a bit about the path that led you to your first feature film. How difficult was it to shoot “Sapphire”?

It was my first experience shooting a movie and supervising. All the performers are my friends, not professional actors. There were only two crew members with me and one dealing with the sound recording. At first, I intended to shoot a test video of about 10 minutes. »

- Panos Kotzathanasis

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Get A Glimpse of The Upcoming ‘Taxi Driver’, Starring Song Kang-ho!

24 May 2017 12:53 AM, PDT

The film is based on the true story of a taxi driver (played by Song Kang-ho) who helped German reporter Jürgen Hinzpeter (Thomas Kretschmann) cover the 1980 Gwangju Democratic Uprising.

Directed by Jang Hoon who previously teamed up with Song for the hit North Korean spy drama-thriller Secret Reunion (2010), Taxi Driver is eyeing a summer release and will be distributed by Showbox.


- Lady J.

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Interview With Martial Arts Legend Keith Vitali

22 May 2017 2:30 PM, PDT

Keith Vitali is an American Martial Artist, Martial Arts Instructor, Actor, Producer and Author who made his name over the last few decades as one of the baddest men on the planet, competing in over 1,000 competition fights since the 1970’s.

In 1981, Keith was honored into the Black Belt Magazine’s “Black Belt Hall of Fame” along with being ranked the “#1 Karate Fighter in the USA” at the time. Keith also appeared in movies over the years such as the classic “Wheels On Meals“, “No Retreat, No Surrender 3: Blood Brothers“, “American Kickboxer” “BloodMoon” and “Revenge of the Ninja“.

Keith also made the national headlines over the years with his company “K.V. Video Productions“. His video “Self Defense For Kids” was a huge hit across America and the world with newspapers like The New York Post, The USA Today, The Atlanta Journal and many more covering the video in a positive way. »

- kingofkungfu

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