Posts Tagged "hong kong"

Bruce’s Deadly Fingers (1976)

I have a confession to make: I didn’t grow up on Bruce Lee. I grew up during the wonderful action boom of the late 80’s and 90’s. My manly action heroes are Arnold & Jean Claude & Sly. I also love Dolph, Billy Blanks, Bolo Yeung and more. Bruce was a little bit before my […]

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Hex a.k.a Xie (1981)

A few years ago I saw a film that blew my mind. I couldn’t believe what I was seeing. I needed to watch any and all films from the director. The film was The Boxer’s Omen and the director was Chih-Hung Kuei, who also directed the nasty film Corpse Mania. He was a Shaw director […]

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I haven’t done one of these in a while and this is one of my favorites. One of many scenes that proves The Story of Riki is the best kung fu film ever. Enjoy.

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Mad Detective (2007)

Hong Kong cinema rules. I know it, you know it, the whole damn world knows it. Mad Detective is a worthy addition to an incredible film cannon from a country receiving more and more restrictions due to the Chinese government take over in 1997. Its nice to see they can still put together a killer […]

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Encounter of the Spooky Kind (1980)

I love me some weirdo Hong Kong cinema. One of my favorite sub-genre’s is the hopping vampire sorcerer battle flick and Encounter of the Spooky Kind fits the bill. Written, directed, and starring Hong Kong legend Sammo Hung, Encounter of the Spooky Kind aka Spooky Encounter is about a brave man who’s wife is cheating […]

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Mr. Vampire (1985)

I love foreign horror films steeped in culture in which it was made. The best foreign horror flicks are those meant for the people of the country, not for the world at large. When this happens, we get to see directly into the culture’s values, superstitions, social issues, and possibly political issues as well. Although […]

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