Martial arts movies are exactly what the name implies – movies featuring martial arts. From Muay Thai in Ong Bak to Ninjutsu in Bloodsport, these types of movies display different styles in a variety of ways for a variety of reasons. Martial arts movies originated in the Orient and have since penetrated Western cinema with movies such as Rush Hour and The One.
Revenge. Vengeance. Retribution. No matter what you call it they all entail the notion of justice being served against someone who wronged another. However, more often than not the story usually goes that someone has been wronged and justice was not served and the victim then takes justice into their own hands.
Before Facebook turned us all into vampires, these creatures were dark and mysterious. The film industry has a long and deep history concerning vampires – from Germany’s Nosferatu (1922) all the way up to today’s Blade trilogy (1998-2004). The Blade movies created a vampire legend of Wesley Snipes, with Bela Lugosi and Christopher Lee holding the title in ages past.