| Aug 22, 2013
| 3:51 PM
"The Grandmaster" is like a meal of all desserts, with maybe the tiniest bit of protein thrown in. You'll feel decadent enjoying it, but everything is so tasty, it would be foolish to object.
An exercise in pure cinematic style filled with the most...
| Nov 4, 2012
| 5:02 PM
Ever since David Carradine played a warrior monk on the run in that 1970s TV classic "Kung Fu," the Shaolin Warriors of the Henan province in China have been the public face of qigong, that uber-disciplined form of exercise that makes the rest of us...
| Feb 28, 2013
| 12:11 PM
When T.S. Eliot was completing his cycle of poems called The Four Quartets in 1942, German bombs were falling near where he worked in London. Given the setting and his own often inscrutable intellectualism, this work — six years in the making...
| Feb 10, 2012
| 10:55 AM
Ricky Williams has been sounding a lot like Jules Winnfield lately. You know, Samuel L. Jackson's character in "Pulp Fiction" who makes a sudden decision to leave the criminal life. Jules' plan? To "walk the earth ... like Caine in 'Kung Fu.'"...
| Apr 25, 2012
| 9:36 PM
Thursday’s Highlights: 'The Conversation With Amanda de Cadenet' on Lifetime...
| Nov 1, 2011
| 4:39 AM
Bill Paxton should have been able to move straight into a directing career after his first two films — “Frailty” and “The Greatest Game Ever Played.” Very good movies, well-acted, shot and edited, I could easily see him as...
| Mar 30, 2011
| 12:54 PM
Q. A growing number of evangelical churches are embracing Mixed Martial Arts (MMA) as a way of attracting and converting young men. Pastors of these churches say that they're using MMA not only to toughen up the message of Christ, but also to combat their...
| Jul 8, 2011
| 6:40 PM
Burbank now boasts a martial arts museum that city officials say will diversify the city’s entertainment attractions.
The Martial Arts History Museum, founded by President Michael Matsuda in 2007 in Santa Clarita, has relocated to Burbank, and it...
| Jun 5, 2009
David Carradine, who became a TV icon in the early 1970s starring as an enigmatic Buddhist monk with a flair for martial arts in "Kung Fu" and more recently played the head of a group of assassins in the "Kill Bill" movies, has been found dead in Bangkok,...
| Jun 14, 2009
| 3:12 PM
LOS ANGELES -- Hundreds of people, including friends, family and former co-stars, attended a funeral service for actor David Carradine Saturday.
The service was held indoors at the Hall of Liberty at Forest Lawn Hollywood Hills, the cemetery adjacent...
| Jun 4, 2009
Actor David Carradine has been found dead in his hotel room in Bangkok. The U.S. Embassy confirms the 72-year old died either late Wednesday or early Thursday morning.
A Thai newspaper is reporting Carradine was found hanged in his luxury hotel room...