A 40-year entertainment industry veteran, Carl has killed and been killed, beaten and been beaten, fallen off buildings and cliffs, rappelled from helicopters, been set on fire, run into, run over and kicked in the … well, you know. He’s even worn a sexy red halter dress. In short, he’s done just about everything and looks forward to doing even more. Carl feels fortunate to have worked with and learned from the best. Including such film and television heavyweights as Martin Scorsese, Ron Howard, Steven Soderbergh, Tom Cruise, Clint Eastwood, Kiefer Sutherland, Chuck Norris and Sylvester Stallone. His career began in Southern ...
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By Frank Shyong - June 16, 2013, Los Angeles Times ~ Officials in Chinatown unveiled a 7-foot bronze statue of Bruce Lee to a crowd of several hundred in the historical Central Plaza on Saturday night. The unveiling caps a five-year effort to bring the statue to Chinatown, said Shannon Lee, Bruce’s daughter and president of the Bruce Lee Foundation. The statue, created by an artist in Guangzhou, China, is the first such statue of her father in the United States, Shannon Lee said. Though the statue will not be permanently installed until business leaders can raise $150,000 to install seating and ...
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Action star Donnie Yen was cast in the lead role of director Yuen Woo-ping’s Drunken Tai Chi, and a new leading man was born in Hong Kong cinema. Donnie remains a major star in Chinese action cinema to this day. Yen is the son of Boston based kung fu instructor Bow Sim-mark, and was tailor-made for the action movie scene, as he had trained in martial arts since early childhood. He has a solid foundation in his mother’s Wushu style, and as a teenager he studied a wide variety of different fighting arts, including karate and Western boxing. Born in Canton but raised in Boston, Yen ...
Al Leong, or Al 'Ka Bong' is an Asian American actor and a stuntman known for playing the Asian bad guy, and for dying in some very top notch movies. He has has starred alongside Mel Gibson, Bruce Willis, John Claude Van Damme, Brandon Lee, and Kurt Russel, and he has been killed by, will, almost all of them. He practices Sil Lum Kuen, Northern Shaolin kung fu, and was a former Beverly Hills Pro/Am Karate Soft Forms Champion. It is not only Al's impressive martial arts skills that attracts attention, but his Fu Manchu mustache, his long wavy hair, and that lean muscular physique, along with ...
Interpretation By Lin Oeding
A harmless discussion turns into serious action in this fable from Hollywood stunt man, Lin Oeding. By Matthew Foster - Short of the Week ~ Interpretation is a simple fable, and is satisfying in a way only a fable can be. Like other simple fables of our age (The Road Warrior, Star Wars) it entertains as tales around the bonfire once did, but with the addition of fast paced visual action. We have our reluctant hero, cruel villains, a message about life, and blood. Dan and Erica are on their way home after a movie-date through the urban jungle. They could be any ...
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