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Wong Jing’s third film as a director, even before he became a film producer, Mercenaries from Hong Kong was the Shaw Brothers’ answer to Andrew V. 526 fler ord

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Part of the Shaw Brothers’ last batch of films before it ceased big screen productions at the end of 1985, The Master Strikes Back was directed by Sun Chung, who gave the legendary studio some of its most memorable and/or masterful films, like  657 fler ord

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Cult Movie Essentials: The Spiritual Boxer (1975)

This was the first Shaw Brothers movie from director Liu Chia-liang and is consider by many to be the film that set him on a the path to becoming one of the greatest ever in Hong Kong cinema. 65 fler ord


Cult Movie Essentials: All Men are Brothers (1973)

All Men Are Brothers, also known as Seven Soldiers of Kung Fu, is a 1973 Hong Kong wuxia film based on the Chinese classical novel… 139 fler ord


Five Shaolin Masters (1977)

Five Shaolin Masters, (a.k.a. 5 Shaolin Masters or 5 Masters of Death) is quite a different style of Shaw Brothers all together. For the most part the majority of the film is shot outdoors and not in an indoor set. 583 fler ord

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A Better Tomorrow (John Woo, 1986)

After an up and down decade as a director for hire in the last days of the Shaw Brothers, working alternately in the wuxia and wacky comedy genres, John Woo finally hit it big in 1986 when he teamed up with Tsui Hark and the Cinema City studio to remake Patrick Lung Kong’s 1967 drama  941 fler ord

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THE BARE-FOOTED KID (1993) review

The Bare-footed Kid is unique in Johnnie To’s filmography in that it is his only period martial arts drama, and judging by its quality one can regret he didn’t work more within that genre. 442 fler ord

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