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Originally posted at BadaAzz Mofo
Earlier this week, Run Run Shaw, co-founder of the legendary Shaw Brothers Studios, died at the age of 106. Shaw Brothers was responsible for some of the greatest kung fu movies of all time, and introduced the genre to American audiences in the 1970s with their film… 392 more words
The story of Toronto’s west end Metro Theatre is fascinating. Opened in the 1930s, the Metro is one of the Toronto’s oldest independent theatres. The theatre switched to adult-only fare in the 1970s (I remember reading that the owner held the Canadian distribution rights to the Emanuelle series), and has been dying slowly ever since, a not uncommon fate for adult film theatres. 495 more words
It’s about time a kung fu movie made the list. Not just any old kung fu movie mind but one of the finest and one of the most iconic to imprint itself on the psyche of Western audiences, the 1978 Shaw Brothers classic The 36th Chamber Of Shaolin. 428 more words
That “Yellow Brick Road” simple is just too ill. I’m surprised no one else has fucked with it.