Tag: Kung Fu

Tai Chi Zero

Tai Chi Zero

| January 21, 2013 | 0 Comments

Tai Chi Zero is a brilliant return to the director’s chair for Stephen Fung and one of the coolest kung fu movies to come out in a long time. A mash between comic book aesthetics, Steampunk elements and kung fu action, Tai Chi Zero oozes cool from its opening frames to its abrupt closing, that […]

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Tai Chi Zero Contest

Tai Chi Zero Contest

| January 16, 2013 | 0 Comments

Hey Everybody! We’ve scored two copies of the incredible Tai Chi Zero from Well Go Entertainment that we’re giving away! All you’ve gotta do is answer this question! “Director Stephen Fung hasn’t always directed kung-fu movies, he became an actor and got his start in the early 90′s of Hong Kong cinema. Name the Benny Chan 1999 […]

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Jackie Chan Double Feature: Crime Story/The Protector

Jackie Chan Double Feature: Crime Story/The Protector

| January 12, 2013 | 0 Comments

This double feature Blu-ray from Shout! Factory showcases two Jackie Chan pictures produced through China’s Golden Harvest Company. The first of these, 1993’s Crime Story, from director Kirk Wong (The Big Hit), is based on true events surrounding the kidnapping of a billionaire and the daring rescue orchestrated by Hong Kong police, headed in the […]

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Wu Dang

Wu Dang

| December 4, 2012 | 0 Comments

Patrick Leung’s kung fu film Wu Dang is one part Indiana Jones and another part Goonies, mixed with some great kung fu action that makes for a really fun film, with the exception of an awkward subplot. Professor Tang (Vincent Zhao) and his daughter Ning (Josie Xu) are on their way to help a family […]

Triad Wars (Fatal Move) Review

Triad Wars (Fatal Move) Review

| October 23, 2012 | 0 Comments

A spiritual sequel to Wilson Yip’s 2005 martial arts film Killzone (Sha Po Lang), Dennis Law’s Triad Wars (Fatal Move in Hong Kong) is a solid film, that manages to interweave the great action of kung fu films, great gunplay and the plot and gritty tone of a gangster film. Sammo Hung and Simon Yam […]

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Legendary Amazons

Legendary Amazons

| October 16, 2012 | 0 Comments

As the title aptly suggests, Legendary Amazons is a wonderful kung fu film that delivers a hell of a good time. The Jackie Chan produced film is a remake of the Shaw Brothers and director Chang Keng’s classic, The 14 Amazons, that is based off of the Chinese folk tale of the Yang Generals. The […]

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Wind Blast DVD Giveaway

Wind Blast DVD Giveaway

| July 21, 2012 | 0 Comments

Congratulations to the winners of our Wind Blast DVD Giveaway: Bill Norris, OR & Marco Oviedo, IL We’re giving away two DVD copies of Gao Qunshu’s Wind Blast, courtesy of Well Go USA. If you would like to enter the drawing to receive a copy of this awesome Western/Kung-Fu hybrid, all you have to do is email filmmonthlycontests@gmail.com, with […]

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Wind Blast

Wind Blast

| July 3, 2012 | 0 Comments

Gao Qunshu’s Wind Blast is a perfect blend of the Honk Kong action genre and the American western genre, which makes for a nice piece of entertainment. A young man escapes to the Gobi Desert, after he murders an off duty police officer in Hong Kong. The hit was put out by a corporate big […]

Butterfly Swords

Butterfly Swords

| July 3, 2012 | 0 Comments

On July 10th 2012 Well Go USA will release the 1993 martial arts action flick Butterfly Swords, starring Donnie Yen, Michelle Yeoh, and Tony Leung, on DVD and Digital. Donnie Yen has received much acclaim recently for his many contemporary works, including Ip Man 1 and 2, Bodyguards and Assassins, Legend of the Fist: The […]

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Films of Fury

Films of Fury

| June 5, 2012 | 0 Comments

If one is a fan of kung-fu cinema, one will know the name of Ric Meyers, the writer of many books, columns and articles on the genre. Seeing Ric Meyers’ name on the cover of Films of Fury made me extremely happy because I felt as though I was going to receive a master class […]

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