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Review: The Great Killing

The Great Killing Amazon Price: $19.99 Starring: Mikijiro Hira,Yoshio Inaba Directed: Eiichi KUDO Release Date: 1964 Run Time:  118 Minutes Format: DVD Audio: Japanese / Subtitles:  Eng Distributor: AnimEigo Film Synopsis A Shogunate Elder connives to rule Japan by making his puppet, the Shogun’s brother Tsunashige, the next Shogun. The best strategist in Japan, Yamaga, leads […]

Review: Lawless

Lawless Amazon Price: $22.99 Starring: Tom Hardy, Shia LaBeouf, Gary Oldman, Jessica Chastian, Mia Wasikowska, Guy Pearce Directed: John Hillcoat Release Date: August 29 2012 Run Time:  116 Minutes Format: Blu-Ray Audio: Eng / Subtitles:  Span Distributor: Starz / Anchor Bay Film Synopsis The three Bondurant brothers run a bootlegging operation during the depression, up in […]

Review: Men in Black 3

Men in Black 3 Amazon Price: $19.99 Starring: Will Smith, Tommy Lee Jones, Josh Brolin, Jemaine Clement, Michael Stuhlbarg Directed: Barry Sonnenfeld Release Date: May 25 2012 Run Time:  106 Minutes Format:Blu-Ray Audio: Eng / Subtitles:  French,Span Distributor: Sony Film Synopsis Agents J  and K are back… in time. J has seen some inexplicable things in […]

Review: 13 Assassins (1963)

13 Assassins Starring: Chiezo KATAOKA, Koutaro SATOMI, Ryohei Uchida Directed: Eiichi KUDO Release Date:  1963 Run Time:  126 Minutes Format: DVD Audio: Japanese / Subtitles:  Eng Distributor: AnimEigo Plot A sadistic Daimyo (feudal lord) rapes a woman and murders both her and her husband, but even when one of his own vassals commits suicide to […]

Review: Let The Bullets Fly

Let The Bullets Fly  Starring: Chow Yun-fat, Jiang Wen, Ge You Directed: Jiang Wen Release Date: Dec 16, 2010 Run Time: 132 Minutes Format: Blu-Ray Audio: Eng, Mandarin / Subtitles:  Eng Distributor: Well Go USA Plot Set in China during the warring 1920s, notorious bandit chief Zhang descends upon a remote provincial town posing as its […]

Review: Lion vs Lion

Lion vs Lion  Starring: Lo Meng, Wong Yue Directed: Hsu Hsia Release Date: 1981 Run Time: 104 Minutes Format: DVD Audio: Eng / Subtitles:  Eng Distributor: Tokyo Shock Plot A teacher comes across a secret list of anti-Ching rebel names and quickly becomes a target for Ching loyalists. The Five Venoms actor Lo Meng, as an […]

Review: Executioners From Shaolin

Executioners From Shaolin Starring: Kuan Tai Chen, Lily Li, Lieh Lo Directed: Chia-Liang Liu Release Date: 1977 Run Time: 101 Minutes Format: DVD Audio: Eng, Mandarin / Subtitles:  Eng Distributor: Dragon Dynasty Plot A couple unite – she is fluent in the crane style of kung fu, he in tiger style. They have a son, but the […]

Review: Martial Arts Of Shaolin

Martial Arts Of Shaolin Starring: Jet Li, Qingfu Pan, Hu Jian Qiang Directed: Chia Liang Liu Release Date: 1986 Run Time: 91 Minutes Format: DVD Audio: Eng / Subtitles:  Eng Distributor: Dragon Dynasty Plot Jet Li weasels out of the north Shaolin temple to assassinate a despotic ruler at the ruler’s extravagant public birthday celebration. Two […]

Review: The Battle Wizard

The Battle Wizard  Starring: Danny Lee, Lin Chen Chi Directed: Pao Hsueh Release Date: 1977 Run Time: 73 Minutes Format: DVD Audio: Eng / Subtitles:  Eng Distributor: Well Go USA Plot A brother, Tuan Yu, who loves books and a sister, Mu Wan-Ching, who loves swords must face the yellow-robed warrior, the Red Python, a sinuous […]

Review: The Duel of The Century

The Duel of The Century Starring: Sun Chien, Pai Piao, Liu Yung Directed: Chu Yuan Release Date: 1981 Run Time: 95 Minutes Format: DVD Audio: Mandarin / Subtitles:  Eng Distributor: Well Go USA Plot Liu Yung and Sun Chien team to investigate the martial-art murders of a supposedly mortally wounded swordsman, only to find deception, death, double-dealings, […]

Review: Two Champions of Shaolin

Two Champions of Shaolin Starring: Sun Chien, Lu Feng, Philip Kwok, Wang Li, Lo Meng Directed: Chang Cheh Release Date: 1982 Run Time: 102 Minutes Format: DVD Audio: Eng / Subtitles:  Eng Distributor: Well Go USA Plot The five venoms are reunited in Two Champions Of Shaolin, with four of the fab five wreaking havoc on […]

Review: Thunderbolt Fist

Thunderbolt Fist  Starring: Shih Szu, Chuan Yuan, Fang Mien, James Nam, Wong Chin Feng Directed: Cheung Yat Woo Release Date: 1972 Run Time: 91 Minutes Format: DVD Audio: Eng, Mandarin/ Subtitles:  Eng Distributor: Image Entertainment Plot Driven out of his home by the invading Japanese forces that killed his father, a young Chinese man retreats to […]