Tag: Yuen Woo-ping

Crouching Tiger 2 to hit Netflix on release!

Crouching Tiger 2 to hit Netflix on release!

Thanks to the ever cosying relationship between The Weinstein Company and Netflix, we can now see the sequel to Ang Lee's wonderful Crouching Tiger, Hidden Dragon on the same day it hits theatres, which is August 28th 2015.  This applies to Netflix worldwide. Ted Sarandos, chief content officer at Netflix, said he ...

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Unleashed (2005)

Unleashed (2005)

There’s no point in beating around the bush - “Unleashed” (released as “Danny the Dog” in some territories) is Jet Li’s best English-language film. Something of a modernization of Charles Dickens’ “Oliver Twist”, it’s like no other Jet Li film you’ve ever seen before. Under the action direction of Yuen Woo-ping, ...

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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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Tai Chi Boxer (1996)

Tai Chi Boxer (1996)

Martial arts comedy action film directed by Yuen Woo Ping. Also known as “Tai Chi II” and “Taijiquan”. Trailer http://youtu.be/sz1zw57BmCc Cast Starring in his first major movie role is Wu Jing, often credited as Jacky Wu. A former member of the famous Beijing Wushu Team, and multiple Chinese Wushu Champion, Wu ...

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