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Review: Iron Bodyguard

Iron Bodyguard Starring: Chen Kuan-tai, Yueh Hua, Lily Li Directed: Chang Cheh Release Date: 1973 Run Time: 94 Minutes Format: DVD Audio: Eng, Mandarin  / Subtitles:  Eng Distributor: Tokyo Shock Plot The collaboration of director Chang Cheh and action star Chen Kuan Tai proved to be one of the most enduring of kung fu s golden […]

Review: The Shadow Boxer

The Shadow Boxer  Starring: Chen Wo-fu, Shih Szu, Wei Hung, Chan Shen, Ching Miao Directed: Pao Hsueh-li Release Date: 1974 Run Time: 86 Minutes Format: DVD Audio: Mandarin / Subtitles:  Eng Distributor: Image Entertainment Plot hen Wo-Fu plays construction worker Ku Ting, whose skill at “tai chi” (shadow boxing) is as great as his pacifism. But when […]

Review: The Heroic Ones

The Heroic Ones  Starring: David Chiang, Ti Lung Directed: Chang Cheh Release Date: 1970 Run Time: 120 Minutes Format: DVD Audio: Eng / Subtitles:  Eng Distributor: Well Go USA Plot No screen team was more triumphant in the Golden Age of kung-fu cinema than the iron triangle of director Chang Cheh and his proteges David Chiang […]

Review: Legend of the Fist: The Return of Chen Zhen

Legend of the Fist: The Return of Chen Zhen  Starring: Donnie Yen, Shu Qi Directed: Andrew Lau Release Date: June 14,2011 USA Run Time: 106 Minutes Format: Blu-Ray Audio: Eng / Subtitles:  Eng Distributor: Well Go USA Plot In 1920s China, the nation is divided by infighting. Japan has become the most powerful force in […]

Review: Disciples of the 36th Chamber

Disciples of the 36th Chamber  Starring: Gordon Liu, Hou Hsiao, Lily Li Directed: Chia-Liang Liu Release Date: 1985 Run Time: 90 Minutes Format: DVD Audio: Eng, Cantonese / Subtitles:  Eng Distributor: Dragon Dynasty Plot Fong Sai Yuk’s uninhibited arrogance toward a Manchu lord forces him to seek refuge in a Shaolin temple. Although abundantly trained in the […]

Review – The 36th Chamber of Shaolin

The 36th Chamber of Shaolin Rating: 5 out of 5 Starring: Gordon Liu, Lo Lieh Directed: Lau Kar Leung Release Date: 1978 Run Time: 119 Minutes Format: DVD Audio: Eng / Subtitles:  Eng Distributor: Dragon Dynasty Plot A young man on a mission of vengeance trains at Shaolin Temple to become a kung fu master, […]

Review: Intimate Confessions of A Chinese Courtesan

Intimate Confessions of A Chinese Courtesan Rating: 4 out of 5 Starring: Lily Ho, Hua Yueh, Betty Pei Ti, Lin TungDirected: Yuen Chor Release Date: 1972 Run Time: 87 Minutes Format: DVDAudio: Eng, Cantonese  / Subtitles:  Eng Distributor: Image Entertainment Plot She’s got a killer secret! In one of the most outrageous and taboo-smashing Shaw Brothers […]

Review: Return to the 36th Chambers

Return to the 36th Chambers  Rating: 5 out of 5 Starring: Gordon Liu, Kara Hui Directed: Chia-Liang Liu Release Date: 1980 Run Time: 97 Minutes Format: DVDAudio: Eng, Cantonese  / Subtitles:  Eng Distributor: Vivendi Entertainment Plot Kung-Fu legend Gordon Liu reprises his role as San Te in this action-packed martial arts sequel. Up against unimaginable odds, […]

Review: Muay Thai Fighter

Muay Thai Fighter  Rating: 2.5 out of 5 Starring: Akara Amarttayakul, Danny Arroyo Directed: Kongkiat Khomsiri Release Date: 2007 Run Time: 116 Minutes Format: DVDAudio: Eng / Subtitles:  Eng Distributor: Lions Gate Plot life long friends learn the traditional techniques and skills of Muay Thai fighting that have been passed down from generation to generation. When […]

Review: Web of Death

Web of Death  Rating: 4 out of 5 Starring: Lo Lieh, Ku Feng, Yueh Hua Directed: Chu Yuan Release Date: 1976 Run Time: 87 Minutes Format: Blu-RayAudio: Eng / Subtitles:  Eng Distributor: Well Go USA Plot It s back to the Shaolin Monastery for one of the most unusual action-packed tales to invade its hallowed […]

Review: Ip Man 2

Ip Man 2  Rating: 4.5 out of 5 Starring: Donnie Yen, Sammo Hung, Simon Yam, Darren ShalaviDirected: Wilson Yip Release Date: 2010 Run Time: 108 Minutes Format: Blu-RayAudio: Eng, Mandarin / Subtitles:  Eng Distributor: Well Go USA Plot Ip Man 2 is a 2010 Hong Kong biographical martial arts film loosely based on the life of […]

Review: The lady Hermit

The lady Hermit  Rating: 4 out of 5 Starring: Cheng Pei Pei, Lo Lieh Directed: Ho Meng Hua Release Date: 1971 Run Time: 97 Minutes Format: DVDAudio: Eng, Mandarin / Subtitles:  Eng Distributor: Funimation Entertainment Plot She’ll teach you a thing or two about bloodshed.From the vaults of the Shaw Brothers hails a film that showcases the […]