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Join me on this kung fu movie podcast and let's discuss kung fu movies, martial arts cinema, and action TV & entertainment, past, present, and future then interview the actors, directors, writers, stunt performers, and fight choreographers that bring the action genre to life! Just remember ... your kung fu is good ... but MINE is BETTER!

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Join me on this kung fu movie podcast and let's discuss kung fu movies, martial arts cinema, and action TV & entertainment, past, present, and future then interview the actors, directors, writers, stunt performers, and fight choreographers that bring the action genre to life! Just remember ... your kung fu is good ... but MINE is BETTER!

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English


Episodes

INTERVIEW: THE CAST OF WARRIOR ON THE MOVE TO NETFLIX

2/10/2024
WARRIOR IS COMING TO NETFLIX FEBRUARY 16! I attended a special press junket put on the by the cast of the Bruce Lee inspired series to talk about the amazing stories, characters, and messages of WARRIOR. Netflix has stated that they are open to a Season 4 if the audience is there so check out what the cast has to say about what makes WARRIOR special. BINGE, THUMBS UP, and SHARE the Netflix series starting February 16! SUPPORT THE KUNG FU DRIVE-IN PODCAST WITH A KO-FI: https://ko-fi.com/kungfudrivein We discuss, debate and dissect kung fu movies and martial arts cinema & tv, past, present, and future! SPONSORS: www.tinboxsolutions.com OUTRO MUSIC: http://youtu.be/5zeRoGFft2s by Justin H @KingofKungFuAMP

Duration:00:45:58

INTERVIEW: BLUE EYE SAMURAI Production Designer, TOBY WILSON

12/22/2023
The Kung Fu Drive-In Podcast welcomes TOBY WILSON, Production Designer for the hit Netflix animation BLUE EYE SAMURAI! Toby shares some of the details that go into creating the look, feel, and action that makes up Blue Eye Samurai. Plus, we geek out a little over some Dungeons and Dragons, Akira, and other old school animations that need to be brought back! Watch Blue Eye Samurai on Netflix now! SUPPORT THE KUNG FU DRIVE-IN PODCAST WITH A KO-FI: https://ko-fi.com/kungfudrivein We discuss, debate and dissect kung fu movies and martial arts cinema & tv, past, present, and future! SPONSORS: www.tinboxsolutions.com OUTRO MUSIC: http://youtu.be/5zeRoGFft2s by Justin H @KingofKungFuAMP

Duration:00:54:24

INTERVIEW: BLUE EYE SAMURAI Supervising Director, JANE WU

12/17/2023
The Kung Fu Drive-In Podcast welcomes JANE WU, Supervising Director for the hit Netflix animation BLUE EYE SAMURAI! Jane shares her journey with Mizu, Ringo and all the rich, complex characters in Blue Eye Samurai from stroyboard to action design and everything in between. Watch Blue Eye Samurai on Netflix now! SUPPORT THE KUNG FU DRIVE-IN PODCAST WITH A KO-FI: https://ko-fi.com/kungfudrivein We discuss, debate and dissect kung fu movies and martial arts cinema & tv, past, present, and future! SPONSORS: www.tinboxsolutions.com OUTRO MUSIC: http://youtu.be/5zeRoGFft2s by Justin H @KingofKungFuAMP

Duration:00:40:09

INTERVIEW: SHADOW FIST 3 - Bobby Samuels, Robert Jefferson, Ron Hall, Angel Brophy, and Roxalinda Vazquez

12/10/2023
The Kung Fu Drive-In Podcast welcomes the creative team behind the martial arts adventure that harkens back to the days of the Shaw Brothers and Golden Harvest, SHADOW FIST 3: THE FINAL CHAPTER. We speak with Director, Bobby Samuels, Writer and Co-Director, Robert Jefferson, Action Designer and Producer, Angel Brophy, martial arts film legend, Ron Hall, and in her first US Podcast, martial artist and star, Roxalinda Vazquez! FOLLOW R4 FILMS: https://www.youtube.com/@r4filmsllc116 SUPPORT THE KUNG FU DRIVE-IN PODCAST WITH A KO-FI: https://ko-fi.com/kungfudrivein We discuss, debate and dissect kung fu movies and martial arts cinema & tv, past, present, and future! SPONSORS: www.tinboxsolutions.com OUTRO MUSIC: http://youtu.be/5zeRoGFft2s by Justin H @KingofKungFuAMP

Duration:01:12:56

INTERVIEW: RANJEET MARWA, Director - THE CONTRACT, EXILED: THE CHOSEN ONES, RUPTURE

11/19/2023
Writer, Director, Filmmaker RANJEET S. MARWA joins the show to give us details on his upcoming crowdfunded project THE CONTRACT! THE CONTRACT is an action/crime/martial arts feature film about a contract killer who becomes a target for his former employers. Starring Nick Khan, Rom Smoorenburg, Silvio Simac, Sean Cronin and more, THE CONTRACT promises to be a no holds barred descent into criminal chaos. JOIN THE INDIEGOGO: https://www.indiegogo.com/projects/the-contract-action-thriller-movie#/ SUPPORT THE KUNG FU DRIVE-IN PODCAST WITH A KO-FI: https://ko-fi.com/kungfudrivein We discuss, debate and dissect kung fu movies and martial arts cinema & tv, past, present, and future! SPONSORS: www.tinboxsolutions.com OUTRO MUSIC: http://youtu.be/5zeRoGFft2s by Justin H @KingofKungFuAMP

Duration:00:28:28

UASE 2023 INTERVIEW: HECTOR SORIA, "Spades", JOSE MANUEL, "Boriken"

11/13/2023
From the Urban Action Showcase & Expo 2023, the Kung Fu Drive-In Podcast sat down with Actors, Filmmakers HECTOR SORIA, "Spades" and JOSE MANUEL, "Boriken"! We talk about the impact of indie filmmaking and the support from shows like The Urban Action Showcase and Expo. Hector talks up his new project with Johnny Yong Bosch, "Spades" whiel Jose takes us into "Boriken: The Land of the Brave Lord"! We discuss, debate and dissect kung fu movies and martial arts cinema & tv, past, present, and future! FOR MORE: www.swashbucklerstudio.com SPONSORS: www.tinboxsolutions.com www.wearenotgoodpeople.com OUTRO MUSIC: http://youtu.be/5zeRoGFft2s by Justin H @KingofKungFuAMP

Duration:00:19:51

UASE 2023 PANEL: MARTIAL ARTS IN CINEMA - LUIS ESTEBAN, SHELDON LETTICH, EUGENE THOMAS, SILVIO SIMAC

11/13/2023
From the Urban Action Showcase & Expo 2023, the Kung Fu Drive-In Podcast hosted the MARTIAL ARTS IN CINEMA Panel to cover Wuxia to Wick and everything in between! FEATURING: LUIS ESTEBAN: Co-writer, "Only The Strong" SHELDON LETTICH: Co-writer, Director, "Only The Strong", Writer, "Bloodsport" EUGENE THOMAS: "Shaolin Dolemite", "The Super Ninja" SILVIO SIMAC: "Transporter 3", "Undisputed 2" We discuss, debate and dissect kung fu movies and martial arts cinema & tv, past, present, and future! SPONSORS: www.tinboxsolutions.com www.wearenotgoodpeople.com OUTRO MUSIC: http://youtu.be/5zeRoGFft2s by Justin H @KingofKungFuAMP

Duration:00:52:42

UASE 2023 PANEL: BEHIND THE ACTION-EVELYN VACCARO, KENNY WONG, RICKY BARKSDALE, DAVID CHEN, JOSE MANUEL

11/13/2023
From the Urban Action Showcase & Expo 2023, the Kung Fu Drive-In Podcast hosted the BEHIND THE ACTION Panel to talk to some of the stunt professionals that bring the action to life on screen! FEATURING: EVELYN VACCARO: John Wick 3 (2019), Gotham (2018), Luke Cage (2017) KENNY WONG: The Dark Knight Rises (2012), Premium Rush (2012) and R.I.P.D. (2013) RICKY BARKSDALE: Black Panther (2018), Glass (2019) The King of Staten Island (2020) DAVID CHEN: The Walking Dead: Dead City, Gotham, Law & Order JOSE MANUEL: The Man from Kathmandu Vol. 1 (2019), The Fist of the Condor (2023) and Witness: El Testigo (2011). We discuss, debate and dissect kung fu movies and martial arts cinema & tv, past, present, and future! SPONSORS: www.tinboxsolutions.com www.wearenotgoodpeople.com OUTRO MUSIC: http://youtu.be/5zeRoGFft2s by Justin H @KingofKungFuAMP

Duration:00:45:25

UASE 2023 INTERVIEW: RICKY BAKER, EASTERN HEROES MAGAZINE

11/13/2023
From the Urban Action Showcase & Expo 2023, the Kung Fu Drive-In Podcast sat down with RICKY BAKER, Publisher of Eastern Heroes Magazine! We talk about the impact of martial arts in film and TV and how shows like UASE keep the spirit alive for new generations of fans. We discuss, debate and dissect kung fu movies and martial arts cinema & tv, past, present, and future! FOR MORE: https://easternheroes.com/product-category/books-magazines/magazine/ SPONSORS: www.tinboxsolutions.com www.wearenotgoodpeople.com OUTRO MUSIC: http://youtu.be/5zeRoGFft2s by Justin H @KingofKungFuAMP

Duration:00:14:54

INTERVIEW: MASTER JOSE TORRES, TEASER REVEAL "KILLER EX"

9/22/2023
Actor, Producer, Martial Artist MASTER JOSE TORRES joins us to talk about his upcoming debut feature film KILLER EX! We go into some behind the scenes tales and get the lowdown on the world of VICTOR REYES, a gun for hire whose past come back to haunt him in an explosive way! FOLLOW MASTER TORRES: MARTIAL ARTS XPERIENCE: http://martialartsxperience.com SUPPORT THE KUNG FU DRIVE-IN PODCAST WITH A KO-FI: https://ko-fi.com/kungfudrivein We discuss, debate and dissect kung fu movies and martial arts cinema & tv, past, present, and future! SPONSORS: www.tinboxsolutions.com OUTRO MUSIC: http://youtu.be/5zeRoGFft2s by Justin H @KingofKungFuAMP

Duration:00:46:33

INTERVIEW: WILLIAM CHRISTOPHER FORD, Karate Kid III, 52 Masters

9/22/2023
Actor, Producer, Martial Artist WILLIAM CHRISTOPHER FORD joins us from the NAFMA National Championships in Atlantic City, NJ to talk about his passion for the martial arts and parlaying it into roles in films like Karate Kid III and the upcoming Killer Ex! FOLLOW WILLIAM: MARTIAL ARTS XPERIENCE COVER: http://martialartsxperience.com INSTAGRAM: @williamchristopherford SUPPORT THE KUNG FU DRIVE-IN PODCAST WITH A KO-FI: https://ko-fi.com/kungfudrivein We discuss, debate and dissect kung fu movies and martial arts cinema & tv, past, present, and future! SPONSORS: www.tinboxsolutions.com OUTRO MUSIC: http://youtu.be/5zeRoGFft2s by Justin H @KingofKungFuAMP

Duration:00:35:45

SPECIAL GIVEAWAY CONTEST: ENTER THE DRAGON! STARRING BRUCE LEE!

8/11/2023
The Kung Fu Drive-In Podcast is giving away 10 digital download codes and all you have to do to get one is follow the podcast on any of our socials on Instagram, Threads, Facebook, Tik Tok, and Twitter! Simply comment with #EnterTheDragon! Or, email us at kungfudrivein@gmail.com with #EnterTheDragon in the subject line. That’s it! The contest will run through to August 27. so kick it like kung fu with Bruce Lee, Jim Kelly, John Saxon and us here at the Kung Fu Drive-In Podcast! Don’t miss all that heavenly glory that is “Enter The Dragon” and enter the contest today! SUPPORT THE KUNG FU DRIVE-IN PODCAST WITH A KO-FI: https://ko-fi.com/kungfudrivein We discuss, debate and dissect kung fu movies and martial arts cinema & tv, past, present, and future! SPONSORS: www.tinboxsolutions.com OUTRO MUSIC: http://youtu.be/5zeRoGFft2s by Justin H @KingofKungFuAMP

Duration:00:05:29

INTERVIEW: SHAUN PAUL PICCININO, Director, Filmmaker, "THE ISLAND"

7/21/2023
Director, filmmaker, and martial artist SHAUN PAUL PICCININO joins the show to talk about his newest film THE ISLAND, starring Michael Jai White, Gillian White, and Jackson Rathbone! SYNOPSIS: When his brother is killed, LAPD officer Mark (Michael J. White) leaves the city to return to the island he grew up on. Seeking answers and ultimately vengeance, he soon finds himself in a bloody battle with the corrupt tycoon who's taken over the island paradise. Plus Shaun goes into his process as a filmmaker from casting to editing and stunts to fight choreography. And how his William Wallace stacked up to Mel's. FOLLOW SHAUN: WEBSITE; http://directorshaun.com/ INSTAGRAM & THREADS: @directorshaunpiccinino SUPPORT THE KUNG FU DRIVE-IN PODCAST WITH A KO-FI: https://ko-fi.com/kungfudrivein We discuss, debate and dissect kung fu movies and martial arts cinema & tv, past, present, and future! SPONSORS: www.tinboxsolutions.com OUTRO MUSIC: http://youtu.be/5zeRoGFft2s by Justin H @KingofKungFuAMP

Duration:00:51:25

INTERVIEW: MASTER JOSE TORRES, Martial Artist, Actor, "KILLER EX"

6/27/2023
Martial artist, Instructor, Actor, JOSE TORRES joins me to chat about his upcoming martial arts/ action film KILLER EX! Master Torres takes us through his first foray intoo the on screen world as he brings the assassin VICTOR REYES to life. Plus he answers who wins, Victor Reyes or John Wick! FOLLOW MASTER TORRES ON INSTAGRAM: @martisalsrtsxperience SUPPORT THE KUNG FU DRIVE-IN PODCAST WITH A KO-FI: https://ko-fi.com/kungfudrivein We discuss, debate and dissect kung fu movies and martial arts cinema & tv, past, present, and future! SPONSORS: www.tinboxsolutions.com OUTRO MUSIC: http://youtu.be/5zeRoGFft2s by Justin H @KingofKungFuAMP

Duration:00:51:40

INTERVIEW: JOSE MANUEL, Actor, Filmmaker, FIST of the CONDOR

4/12/2023
Actor, filmmaker, martial arts action aficionado, JOSE MANUEL joins me to chat about his rising star in the martial arts/ action film genre! From a fan of the kung fu classics, to making his own films, to working opposite one of his idols, Marko Zaror in the Hi-Yah original film, FIST OF THE CONDOR, Jose talks with me about what continues to motivate him in his cinematic journey! Plus, we get some exclusive movie news for a future project with another kung fu film icon! FOLLOW JOSE ON INSTAGRAM: @thesilentflute__ SUPPORT THE KUNG FU DRIVE-IN PODCAST WITH A KO-FI: https://ko-fi.com/kungfudrivein We discuss, debate and dissect kung fu movies and martial arts cinema & tv, past, present, and future! SPONSORS: www.tinboxsolutions.com OUTRO MUSIC: http://youtu.be/5zeRoGFft2s by Justin H @KingofKungFuAMP

Duration:01:02:41

INTERVIEW: TONY SCHIENA, Martial Artist, Former Intelligence Operative, Actor, Director, THE WEAPON

4/5/2023
Martial artist, Former Intelligence/ Covert Operative, Actor, and now Director of the action film THE WEAPON, TONY SCHIENA joins me to chat about his career in and out of film, and how it has caused some too dub him a "real-life James Bond"! We also get into his latest film THE WEAPON which features his directorial debut with actors like Cuba Gooding, Jr., Bruce Dern, Sean Patrick Flannery and more! FOR MORE INFORMATION: https://www.tonyschiena.com/ SUPPORT THE KUNG FU DRIVE-IN PODCAST WITH A KO-FI: https://ko-fi.com/kungfudrivein We discuss, debate and dissect kung fu movies and martial arts cinema & tv, past, present, and future! SPONSORS: www.tinboxsolutions.com www.wearenotgoodpeople.com OUTRO MUSIC: http://youtu.be/5zeRoGFft2s by Justin H @KingofKungFuAMP

Duration:00:34:14

JARRED "BEAR" FIORDA, MMA Fighter, Founder of Free MMA Gyms

3/2/2023
Martial artist, MMA Fighter, and Founder of Free MMA Gyms, JARRED "BEAR" FIORDA chats with me about the mental and physical tolls of getting into the cage, the benefits of training the martial arts, and what went into creating a free MMA gym for anyone and everyone to train! FOR MORE INFORMATION: www.freemmagyms.com SUPPORT THE KUNG FU DRIVE-IN PODCAST WITH A KO-FI: https://ko-fi.com/kungfudrivein We discuss, debate and dissect kung fu movies and martial arts cinema & tv, past, present, and future! SPONSORS: www.tinboxsolutions.com www.wearenotgoodpeople.com OUTRO MUSIC: http://youtu.be/5zeRoGFft2s by Justin H @KingofKungFuAMP

Duration:00:36:56

MASTER JOSE TORRES at the MARTIAL ARTS MEGA WEEKEND 2023

2/28/2023
Martial artist, Instructor, Public Figure MASTER JOSE TORRES sat down with me at the Martial Arts Mega Weekend to talk about the state of martial arts, events that help promote the port, and some upcoming projects that will put some martial arts action up on the silver screen! FOR MORE INFORMATION: www.martialartsxperience.com SUPPORT THE KUNG FU DRIVE-IN PODCAST WITH A KO-FI: https://ko-fi.com/kungfudrivein We discuss, debate and dissect kung fu movies and martial arts cinema & tv, past, present, and future! SPONSORS: www.tinboxsolutions.com www.wearenotgoodpeople.com OUTRO MUSIC: http://youtu.be/5zeRoGFft2s by Justin H @KingofKungFuAMP

Duration:00:11:33

WARRIOR ISLAND INTERVIEW with JAMES B. JEFFERSON at the MARTIAL ARTS MEGA WEEKEND 2023

2/15/2023
Martial artist and Creator, JAMES B. JEFFERSON talks with us about the entire WARRIOR ISLAND Universe in the making! From comics, to TV, to animation, and soon to feature films, Warrior Island is an entertainment franchise that has strong roots in the history of Martial Arts. Warrior Island's Grandmasters have a combined 500 years of Martial Arts Training. With over 100 movies and thousands of martial arts schools and students around the world in almost every county Warrior Island brings you the true Martial Arts Experience! WARRIOR ISLAND: https://warriorisland.com/ SUPPORT THE KUNG FU DRIVE-IN PODCAST WITH A KO-FI: https://ko-fi.com/kungfudrivein We discuss, debate and dissect kung fu movies and martial arts cinema & tv, past, present, and future! SPONSORS: www.tinboxsolutions.com www.wearenotgoodpeople.com OUTRO MUSIC: http://youtu.be/5zeRoGFft2s by Justin H @KingofKungFuAMP

Duration:00:11:46

BENNY "THE JET" URQUIDEZ INTERVIEW at the MARTIAL ARTS MEGA WEEKEND 2023

2/6/2023
Martial arts legend, kickboxing champion and iconic actor in films like "Wheels on Meals" and "Dragons Forever" BENNY "THE JET" URQUIDEZ chats with me from the Martial Arts Mega Weekend 2023! WE talk about the importance of martial arts, carrying on the legacy, and sharing the wisdom with the next generation and beyond! SUPPORT THE KUNG FU DRIVE-IN PODCAST WITH A KO-FI: https://ko-fi.com/kungfudrivein We discuss, debate and dissect kung fu movies and martial arts cinema & tv, past, present, and future! SPONSORS: www.tinboxsolutions.com www.wearenotgoodpeople.com OUTRO MUSIC: http://youtu.be/5zeRoGFft2s by Justin H @KingofKungFuAMP

Duration:00:10:53