Today: February 22, 2024

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Slaughter in San Francisco

A gloriously trashy slice of kung fu film-making, Slaughter in San Francisco, AKA Yellow-Faced Tiger, was producer Raymond Chow’s attempt to capitalise on Hong Kong cinema’s sudden explosion of popularity in the West. Released in 1974,
February 19, 2024

Police Story 3: Supercop

Regularly appearing on lists of the best action films ever made, Police Story 3: Supercop represents the pinnacle of Jackie Chan’s unique style of Hong Kong action filmmaking. The result is a dazzling
September 7, 2022

Dreadnaught

If you’ve been following Eureka’s kung fu releases, then their latest blu-ray will have you whooping for joy. Directed by legendary action choreographer Yuen Woo-ping (The Matrix; Crouching Tiger, Hidden Dragon), Dreadnaught is an absolute classic
April 13, 2022

Dragon: The Bruce Lee Story

A bi-opic it isn’t, but Dragon: The Bruce Lee Story never-the-less makes what CBS-TV called “an immeasurably entertaining movie”–ablaze with comedy, romance, and spectacular martial arts sequences. From a childhood of rigorous
December 15, 2020

Monkey: The Complete Series

“In the worlds before Monkey, primal chaos reigned. Heaven sought order. But the Phoenix can fly only when it’s feathers are grown. The four worlds formed again and yet again, as endless
October 1, 2020

The Raid 2

In 2012 a film erupted onto our screens that generously reinvigorated the action genre and injected a much needed shot of epinephrine into our martial arts veins. That film was The Raid
April 8, 2014
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