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Lady Detective Shadow 2018: An excellent ensemble of well known individuals in the native cast

We like detective shows, martial arts and Wushu films. So it is not difficult to like producer Bey Logan’s TV movie. Lady Detective Shadow (2018),…

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Call of Heroes 2016 Review: Ching Wan Lau, Wu Jing and Louis Koo as the protagonists and with a budget of $32 million

Featuring Sammo Hung as the action director. Benny Chan as the director. Ching Wan Lau, Wu Jing and Louis Koo as the protagonists and with…

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The Wrath of Vajra 2013 Review: A pretty spectacular martial arts movie

The Wrath of Vajra is well paced and with a fight scene every 2 minutes.  You could do a lot worse than watching this on…

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Fist of Legend 1994 Review: Jet Li plays the title character, Chen Zhen

The first Jet Li film I ever watched. And I think it may very well have spoiled all of his other films for me. I…

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Once Upon a Time in China Review: The Best Wong Fei-Hong Role From Jet Li

Required viewing for any Hong Kong Cinema fan. While long-winded and overstuffed. The film still provides terrific action sequences and a healthy history lesson. Once…

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The Lost Bladesman Review: Donnie Yen stars as Guan Yu in the novel “Romance of the Three Kingdoms”

An epic, historical, action film loosely based on the story of Chinese folk hero. Guan Yu in the novel “Romance of the Three Kingdoms”. Written…

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Legend of the Fist 2010 Review: Donnie Yen takes on the role of Chinese Martial Arts Legend

Using not one but two world wars as backdrops, Legend of the Fist: The Return of Chen Zhen is an exhilarating kung fu romp. The movie…

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Birth of the Dragon Review: Bruce Lee deserves better

The details change, depending on who’s recounting them. But the broad strokes seem pretty set in stone: in 1965 Bruce Lee, on the verge of…

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A Man Called Hero: One of The Most 1990s Martial arts Hong Kong Film

Highly-anticipated comic book adaptation survives a complete belly flop, but the result is hardly Olympic caliber. Manfred Wong and Andrew Lau’s follow-up to the hugely…

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Journey To China: The Mystery of Iron Mask Has Martial Art Star Jackie Chan

Picture the scene. It is autumn. The leaves are well on the turn, lending a welcome splash of colour to the iron grey skies. A…

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