Magic The Gathering
The influence of the Japanese Samurai-history has entered into one of the editions of the popular graphical cardgame, Magic The Gathering.
In Champions of Kamigawa and Betrayers of Kamigawa fun, fantasy and epical battle join in an often difficult cardgame where the graphical part plays an important role.
Tournaments are organised at different levels, with the World Championship as the ultimate tournament.
Collectors often pay a lot of money for some of the rare and difficult to find cards. More info on

Muay Thai
The Thai name for Thai Boxing.

See Kalaripayat

Marlowe ****
Adaptation of Raymond Chandler's The Little Sister. James Garner plays Philip Marlowe who is hired to find a man. Bruce Lee is one of several parties who wants Marlowe to drop the case. James Garner, Gayle Hunnicutt, Caroll O'Connor, Rita Moreno, Sharon Farrell, illiam Daniels, Jackie Coogan, Bruce Lee. Director: Paul Bogart. 1969.

Million Dollar Baby *****

"Winners are simply willing to do what losers won't" 

The estranged boxing trainer Frankie Dunn has been unwilling to let himself get close to anyone for a very long time, until Maggie Fitzgerald walks into his gym. Frank is won over by Maggie's sheer determination and tremendous force of will, he begrudgingly agrees to be her trainer. Inspiring each other, the two come to discover that they share a common spirit that transcends the pain and loss of their pasts. They will both face a battle that will demand more heart and courage than they have ever known.  Clint Eastwood, Hilary Swank, Morgan Freeman. Director: Clint Eastwood. 2004.