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Executioners from Shaolin (1977)

A crotch-grabbing smorgasbord of kung fu action, Executioners from Shaolin is directed by Lau Kar-leung from a screenplay by Kuang Ni. This 1977 picture is typical Shaw Brothers fare, with some multi-generational storytelling giving the rudimentary revenge tale some surprising layers. 548 more words


Human Lanterns (1982): Not your average Kung Fu- serial killer

directed by Chun Sung

A few months ago I published an article about serial killer movies from Asia. For some reason, I forgot to mention this gem from Hong Kong and I am about to correct this unforgivable omission with a review. 857 more words

The Kung Fu Master (1994)

The Kung Fu Master is another of Tai Seng Entertainments attempts to introduce Martial Arts television series to the west.  Just like with The Master Swordsman… 434 more words


Executioners From Shaolin (1977)

Executioners From Shaolin (Hong Xi Guan original title) is the story of the aftermath of the destruction of the Shaolin Temple by the Qing government.  Master Pai Mei has murdered the master of a group of students who now want revenge.   404 more words

Martial Arts

Golden Swallow (1968)

Golden Swallow (Jin yan zi original title) is the sequel to Shaw Brothers hit Come Drink with Me (1966) starring Pei-Pei Cheng who continues her role as Chang Hsuan-yen also known as Golden Swallow.   369 more words

Martial Arts


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 more words

Film Reviews

Cult Movie Essentials: The 36th Chamber of Shaolin (1978)

A young student named Liu Yude, later known as San Te, is drawn by his activist teacher into the local rebellion against the Manchu government. The government officials suppress the uprising and liquidate the school, killing friends and family members as well. 177 more words