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Lee Golden

Native New Yorker. Lover of all things pizza, chocolate, pets, and good friends. Karaoke hero. Left of center. Survivor. Fond supporter of cult, obscure and independent cinema - especially fond of Asian movies and global action cinema. Author of the bi-weekly Hit List. Founder and editor of Film Combat Syndicate. Still, very much, only human.


  1. FESTIVE FILM BITS: 'Master Z', 'Triple Threat', 'The Man From Kathmandu' And More! | Film Combat Syndicate
    April 1, 2019 @ 12:48 pm

    […] THE MAN FROM KATHMANDU Soul Searches With A Fistful Of Hope […]

  2. FESTIVAL NITS DE CINEMA ORIENTAL DE VIC VI: Thai Retrospectives, Samurai Thrills And Jackie Chan Among 20 Titles To Look For | Film Combat Syndicate
    June 25, 2019 @ 7:13 pm

    […] significant pieces of work attendees can expect is Pema Dhondup’s The Man From Kathmandu, in addition to director Vasan Bala’s celebrated martial arts comedy, The Man Who Feels No […]

  3. UASE 2019 Spotlight: DEAD END II, SANTOS Returns, Rising Tiger Brings SILVERBACK, And More! | Film Combat Syndicate
    September 1, 2019 @ 5:55 pm

    […] Manuel will be seen in a smaller role in Robert Samuel’s Newarkiff premiere of martial arts comedy, Made In Chinatown on September 7, while this November will surely welcome a fair serving of attention with the burgeoning action star front and center (review). […]

  4. THE MAN FROM KATHMANDU Revealed In A New Poster | Film Combat Syndicate
    October 25, 2019 @ 9:06 am

    […] The film is certainly one of the more boldest with respect to the protagonist and his ideology. There’s going to be some air of controversy, but open minds will likely not only see how Manuel’s character evolves, but may even have questions as to what motivated Dhondup to stick with this concept given the line it treads. More than interesting, and found it quite compelling as I expressed in my own review which you can check out here. […]

  5. THE MAN FROM KATHMANDU: Jose Manuel's Epic Martial Arts Action Drama Now Available In The U.S.! | Film Combat Syndicate
    August 10, 2020 @ 12:23 pm

    […] The Man From Kathmandu has been on my radar for a really long time having undergone its evolution over the years in cast and story. It’s a milestone success for Manuel, and with a story that takes quite a cerebral turn and should definitely be seen with a nuanced understanding of character, as it’s all apart of his transformation, and I delve into more about this in my review which you can read here. […]

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