Tag: Sammo Hung

Police Assassins (1985)

Police Assassins (1985)

Police Assassins, aka Yes Madam, is a Hong Kong action film produced by Sammo Hung and directed by Corey Yuen, that kickstarted the eighties "femme fatale cop" genre leading to numerous spin offs and sequels. Trailer http://youtu.be/kP6pAa8AcWI Cast "Crouching Tiger Hidden Dragon" star Michelle Yeoh, was given her ...

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Second trailer for Rise of the Legend arrives!

Second trailer for Rise of the Legend arrives!

After over a decade's long absence, the legendary kung fu master Wong Fei-hung is set to come out of retirement and return to the silver screen this fall in "Rise of the Legend". As the release of the film approaches, we saw a splendid teaser trailer last month, and it's now followed by a second trailer that is sure ...

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Rise of the Legend trailer arrives!

Rise of the Legend trailer arrives!

There was a time when Wong Fei-hung movies were a dime a dozen. But since the turn of the century, thanks in part to the rise of the “Ip Man” films, Wong Fei-hung has been curiously scarce in Hong Kong martial arts films. However, that will finally change this fall with the release of the upcoming film “Rise of the ...

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Warriors Two (1978)

Warriors Two (1978)

The art of Wing Chun has seen a surge in popularity in the 21st century, largely as a result of the “Ip Man” films depicting the life of the famed Grandmaster of Wing Chun and mentor to the legendary Bruce Lee. However, this was hardly the first time Wing Chun had been depicted in Hong Kong martial arts films -one of ...

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Magnificent Butcher (1979)

Magnificent Butcher (1979)

If you were to try to list every Wong Fei-hung movie ever made by Hong Kong filmmakers, that list could wrap around a house two or three times! In the realm of both martial arts films and Chinese culture, Wong Fei-hung is a legend on par with Wyatt Earp, William Tell, or Robin Hood, so it’s no surprise that so many ...

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Eastern Condors (1987)

Eastern Condors (1987)

A rare foray into the war film genre and a fan favourite, Sammo Hung’s “Eastern Condors” has stood the test of time as one of the best action films from the eighties’ “golden era” of Hong Kong films. Cast Sammo Hung assembled a virtual “who’s who” of some of the best talent in the Hong Kong film industry, years ...

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Ip Man 2 (2010)

Ip Man 2 (2010)

Most Hollywood biopics try to give the audience the essence of someone’s life in the space of one film, but Hong Kong filmmakers have consistently displayed an eagerness to depict the life of their subject over the course of a series. Sure, they make more than a little use of poetic license, but it’s all in the spirit ...

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