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Notable Female Lead Action Movie Heroines.

“I think in the world today we’ve had plenty enough of male-driven everything and it’s finally time to see how wonderful the world can be with beautiful, strong intelligent women kicking some major ass.” - Chris Pine on Wonder Woman (2017)

Honorable Mentions: Yuki Kashima in Lady Snowblood (1973), Coffy from Coffy (1973), Fox in Wanted (2008), Alice from The Resident Evil Series (2002), Selene in Underworld (2003), China O Brien from China O Brien (1990), Xiao Mei in House of Flying Daggers (2004), Cheng Tai-Nan from My Young Auntie (1981), Azumi in Azumi (2003), Chang Hsuan-yen from Come Drink with Me (1966) and Harley Quinn in Suicide Squad (2016).

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Finally, the trailer to “Triple Threat” is here and…well…it’s underwhelming.

You’ve gathered the best on screen martial artists in the world and what do you give us? Flip kicks and tricks. The same shit we’ve seen a million times before.
Iko Uwais is known for his intricate and brutal choreography. We see none of that here. Unless the trailer just isn’t showing us some of the more complex fight scenes.
I’ve seen Tony Jaa knee someone in the chest a hundred times. I’ve seen him somersault and kick someone the same amount of times. I expect something new and groundbreaking with this film. It seems I set my expectations too high.

I might eat my words when the film comes out but, right now, I’m not overly impressed. Granted, it looks entertaining. It just doesn’t look like what I wanted.

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I’ve been doing some thinking in terms of a DC fancast and in my travels on the internet have come across the spectacular Jeeja Yanin.

She’s the most badass fighter I’ve seen in a long time and has a ruthless grace that would be perfectly suited to Cassandra Cain.

I could watch her beat people up for ages and it would not stretch my imagination to imagine her as one of the best fighters in the DCU.