Tag: Kung Fu

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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City Under Siege

City Under Siege

| December 22, 2011 | 0 Comments

Action director Benny Chan (Jackie Chan’s Who Am I?, Gen-X Cops) wrote, edited, produced, and directed City Under Siege, a kung fu monster flick about a group of circus performers who are mutated by a super soldier gas developed during WWII. The majority of the performers exposed to the gas take on monstrous forms and […]

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