Okay, okay, let’s get the facts first. To quote the press release:
“Phase 4 Films Announces the World Premiere of the action-packed Documentary featuring the greatest martial arts stars of all time!
Phase 4 Films is pleased to announce the video-on-demand (VOD) World Premiere of FILMS OF FURY: THE KUNG FU MOVIE MOVIE on November 1, 2011.
The action-packed martial arts documentary is written by Ric Meyers, who has been inducted into five international Martial Arts Halls of Fame for his extensive body of work in Kung Fu. FILMS OF FURY: THE KUNG FU MOVIE MOVIE premiered at the San Diego Comic Con Superhero Kung Fu Extravaganza, which was also hosted by the film’s writer. Featuring martial arts legends Bruce Lee (Enter the Dragon, Fist of Fury), Jackie Chan (Rush Hour, The Spy Next Door, The Karate Kid, The Forbidden Kingdom), Jet Li (The Expendables, The Mummy: Tomb of the Dragon Emperor, The Forbidden Kingdom), and Chuck Norris (“Walker, Texas Ranger), FILMS OF FURY: THE KUNG FU MOVIE MOVIE includes scenes from over two hundred martial arts movies.
“Films of Fury” tells the story of the Kung Fu sub-culture from its ancient Peking Opera origins to its superhero-powered future. From Enter the Dragon to Kung Fu Panda and everything in between, “Films of Fury” features the genre’s greatest on-screen warriors, and reveals the legend, the lore, and the loony of the Kung Fu film genre like it has never been seen before.”
Cool, flattering, sweet. Thanks, Phase 4, for that and the new coming attraction trailer (http://www.filmsoffury.com/preview/) …I especially like the animation for the “Movie Movie” part of the title. But, ah, now, the new poster…!
As much as I appreciate the pic selection and the humbling, though incorrect, attribution that it’s “my” film (the directors, Andy Robinson and Andrew Corvey, must be delighted), I can assure all concerned that if it was, indeed, my film, the pictures wouldn’t comprise the silhouette of a martial artist in a Japanese belted uniform (i.e, a gi)!
That would be, as I often say, like advertising a baseball film with a silhouette of a football player. Insert smiley face with red cheeks here.
In any case, Cablevision, Comcast, Cox, Cablevision and Insight cable customers, go wherever your systems have their Video on Demand hidden and watch an action-packed film that’s been four years in the making.
If you like it, buy the book and get even more. And if you don’t like it, get the book to see what it’s missing. Insert smiley face with sweat beads flying off the head here.