You might not know the name Panna Rittikrai, but if you’ve seen Ong Bak you know his work. He was the fight choreographer for that film, so while Tony Jaa did the hard work diving under trucks and throwing elbows, Panna Rittikrai devised the scenes that made the fighting actor look so good.

Now he has directed a new film, Bangkok Knockout, which was just picked up by Magnolia. (Or Magnet, more likely, but the extact deal is unclear right now.) There’s a trailer, and I wish I could run an animated GIF as a header, because no still image can capture how much fun a fan of physical action will find within. Read More »