Hong Kong bakery’s mooncakes carry protest movement slogans
HONG KONG (AP) — A Hong Kong bakery is doing its part to support the city's pro-democracy protest movement by making mooncakes with a message.
Federal court says NY ban on nunchucks unconstitutional
NEW YORK (AP) — A 1974 New York state ban on nunchucks that was put into place over fears that youth inspired by martial arts movies would create widespread mayhem is unconstitutional under the Second Amendment, a federal court has ruled.
Judge Pamela Chen issued her ruling Friday in a Brooklyn federal court on the martial arts weapon made famous by Bruce Lee.
Raymond Chow, film producer behind Bruce Lee, dies at age 91
HONG KONG (AP) — Legendary Hong Kong film producer Raymond Chow, who introduced the world to Bruce Lee and Jackie Chan and even brought the Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles to the big screen, has died at age 91.
Hong Kong' secretary for commerce and economic development, Edward Yau, said in a statement Friday that Chow "helped nurture a pool of Hong Kong talents and brought them to the international stage."
Film favorites Bruce Lee, Sterling Hayden shine in new books
"Bruce Lee: A Life" (Simon & Schuster), by Matthew Polly, and "Sterling Hayden's Wars" (University Press of Mississippi), by Lee Mandel
Martial arts icon Bruce Lee wanted to be known around the world, and he built the perfect platform to do so as an international film star. An accidental actor, Sterling Hayden never felt right about appearing on movie screens anywhere and was more at ease at the wheel of a ship on the high seas.
ARLINGTON, Va. (AP) — Grandmaster Jhoon Rhee, the man known as the "father of American Taekwondo," died Monday after a long illness. He was 86.
His son, Chun Rhee, said his father died in hospice care in Arlington, Virginia, a suburb of the nation's capital.
Chuck Norris vs. Sony, CBS: Iconic star files $30M lawsuit over ‘Walker, Texas Ranger’ profits
Sony Pictures Television and CBS will see "Walker, Texas Ranger" Chuck Norris in court.
The iconic action star who fought Bruce Lee in "The Way of the Dragon" in 1972 is taking on Sony and CBS in 2018 over profits from his hit television show. A lawsuit alleges that CBS failed to pay Mr. Norris' Top Kick Productions 23 percent of the "the profits earned from any, and all, exploitations" of "Walker, Texas Ranger."
‘Birth of the Dragon’ does a disservice to the martial-arts fight of the century
The problem with “Birth of the Dragon,” George Nolfi’s largely fictionalized account of a legendary 1964 fight between an Oakland martial arts instructor named Bruce Lee and San Francisco instructor Wong Jack Man is that Lee, the future movie star and worldwide phenomenon, is the third-most important character in the film.
Philip Ng dramatizes Bruce Lee’s epic showdown in new film
Smart Rating: 90.78Genre: Action, adventure, martial artsStarring: Bruce Lee, John Saxon, Jim KellyBruce Lee plays a martial-arts expert determined to help capture the narcotics dealer whose gang was responsible for the death of his sister. Lee enters a kung fu competition in an attempt to fight his way to the dealer's headquarters with the help of some friends.
- Wisconsin State JournalWaunakee martial arts instructor plays Bruce Lee in new Quentin Tarantino filmJuly 2, 2019
- The SunI Was a Victim of New York's Nunchuck LawDecember 31, 2018
- The Daily JournalMarc Thiessen: End of NY nunchucks ban brings vindicationDecember 30, 2018
- The Herald-DispatchCourt ruling vindicates fans of nunchucksDecember 30, 2018