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Hero of Shaolin (1984)

Hero of Shaolin (1984)

Originally released in Hong Kong in 1984 under various titles including "Wu Seng", "Ninja vs Shaolin Guards" and "Guards of Shaolin" it was directed by William Chang Kee and produced by Alan Ng Yuk-Lun. It's now been re-released by Terracotta Distribution as "Hero of Shaolin" and it's a rare gem of a movie just ...

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Shaolin vs Lama (1983)

Shaolin vs Lama (1983)

If you’re in the mood for loads of stunning martial arts action with a generous helping of goofy comedy (hammy English dubbing optional), Shaolin vs Lama belongs right at the top of your Must-See list. Contrary to the title, there is no long-standing enmity between Shaolin Monks and Tibetan Lamas, but by the ...

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Shaolin Cultural Festival

Shaolin Cultural Festival

Shifu Shi Yanzi recently hosted the 3rd Annual Shaolin Cultural Festival at the London Soccerdome in Greenwich.   London played host to a large contingency of monks from China as well as practitioners from all over Europe. The day had many treats in store for us including a host of free workshops in Sanshou Sparring ...

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Shaolin Cultural Festival 11-12th Oct

Shaolin Cultural Festival 11-12th Oct

The 2014 Shaolin Cultural Festival which is just days away promises to be truly enlightening!  It will kick off this Saturday 11th October at London's Soccerdome, beginning a monumental celebration of all things Shaolin. The event, which comes right on the heels of the recent SENI Combat and Strength Show, is sure to ...

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Shaolin Cultural Festival!

Shaolin Cultural Festival!

The 2nd annual European Shaolin Cultural Festival and Chinese Zodiac and Treasure Exhibition will be held in London's Soccer Dome from October 8th - 14th. More information on the festival, which promises to be one of the major martial arts related events in the U.K. this year, is set to be unveiled this Wednesday at a ...

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“Fast and Furious” director to helm “Shaolin 3D”!

“Fast and Furious” director to helm “Shaolin 3D”!

Justin Lin is certainly a familiar name to action fans, having directed the past four films in the "Fast and Furious" series, taking the franchise to new staggering heights of popularity. Now, Lin is set to dive head first in the martial arts filmmaking with the recently announced "Shaolin 3D". The film, which will ...

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The 36th Chamber of Shaolin (1978)

The 36th Chamber of Shaolin (1978)

Beware! This review contains spoilers! Gordon Liu (Liu Chia-Hui) stars in what many kung-fu movie fans agree on being the greatest martial arts movie ever made –1978 classic, The 36th Chamber of Shaolin. Here, we take a look at what the Shaw Brothers created! Cast Gordon Liu plays Liu Yu-De, an impressionable young ...

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Masters of Kung-fu – A Shaolin documentary

Masters of Kung-fu – A Shaolin documentary

Masters of Kung-fu is a documentary on the ancient art of Shaolin kung-(or 'gong') fu and grants unprecedented access to these renowned warrior monks and shows us training their incredible skills and feats of strength. From the reverence shown to Boddidharma who came from India in 527AD, to gaining an insight into the ...

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