• Beauty Escort

    Feb 22, 2015

    Unfortunately, ‘Beauty Escort’ is no old school classic and should probably only be viewed by complete-ists, or after you have exhausted many (many) other old school kung fu flicks or very late at night with a buddy who can make fun of it with you.

  • Challenge Of The Masters

    Feb 28, 2015

    Despite the fact that ‘Challenge Of The Masters’ hasn’t aged as well as some of Liu Chia-Liang’s other notable works, there’s undoubtedly much on offer for genre fans and the casual cinema-goer.

  • Clan Feuds

    Mar 1, 2015

    Another chance to see that consummate genre star, Ti Lung, glide through every scene with a debonair charm that is hard to equal.

  • Crazy Sex

    Nov 13, 2017

    Fans of Shirley Yu and Chen Ping or lurid seventies Chinese sex-comedies will find some rewarding nuggets of enjoyment within ‘Crazy Sex’.

  • Disciples Of The 36th Chamber

    Mar 8, 2015

    ‘Disciples Of The 36th Chamber’ is a quality film; from the choreography to Liu Chia-Liang’s artistically composed frames, this is a more sophisticated kung fu film.

  • Dreadnaught

    Mar 9, 2015

    It’s very strange how such a well-polished and highly entertaining film has come under such criticism from some Hong Kong film fans.

  • Executioners From Shaolin

    Mar 10, 2015

    This masterful kung-fu drama shows how quickly Liang found his own way of conveying his thoughts to the audience.

  • Iron Bodyguard

    Mar 30, 2015

    There’s weaknesses in some of the plot twists, but there’s also good action, fine performances and the kind of bold visual statements that linger in the mind.

  • One Arm Hero

    May 7, 2015

    ‘One Arm Hero’ has its moments, though they don’t help the finished production achieve anything more than the entertaining.

  • Shaolin Mantis

    May 23, 2015

    Although ‘Shaolin Mantis’ is a well made and above average, it undoubtedly disappoints when compared with Liu Chia-Liang’s best work.

  • Shatter

    May 24, 2015

    If you like seventies cheese then you might want to pick this one up. Otherwise it’s probably best to avoid unless you happen to be a hardcore Shaw Brothers or Ti Lung fan.

  • Swordsman And Enchantress

    Jun 6, 2015

    While I normally find myself quite happy to suspend disbelief for a Gu Long/Chor Yuen collaboration, ‘Swordsman And Enchantress’ is a real test of my patience.

  • The 8 Diagram Pole Fighter

    Mar 10, 2015

    Multi-layered and superbly made, ‘The 8 Diagram Pole Fighter’ remains one of the greatest martial arts movies of all time.

  • The Heroic Ones

    Mar 24, 2015

    Chang Cheh’s ‘The Heroic Ones’ is an ambitious and sumptuous martial arts epic that set a benchmark for Shaw Brothers at its time of release.

  • The Jade Tiger

    Apr 1, 2015

    Even fans of the convoluted martial world of the swordplay genre may find ‘Jade Tiger’ a tiresome 90 minutes.

  • The Knight Of Knights

    Apr 4, 2015

    ‘The Knight Of Knights’ could easily be considered standard Shaw Brothers fair, if it weren’t for the slight twist on the style of storytelling.

  • The Loot

    Apr 14, 2015

    This engrossing team prove to be adept at the rigorous fight scenes and the subtle comedy that further lifts the film above the norm.

  • The Web Of Death

    Jun 25, 2015

    ‘The Web Of Death’ would be a four-star film but (and it is a big ‘but’!) for the preposterous sight of seeing the heroes fleeing from a green spider.

  • The Young Master

    Jun 30, 2015

    Possibly not as well structured or action packed as ‘Drunken Master’, but still an impressive note in both Biao’s and Jackie’s filmography making it an essential purchase for fans of old school kung fu.

  • Those Merry Souls

    Jun 12, 2015

    ‘Those Merry Souls’ has a strong cast, some genuinely funny moments, and a bizarrely entertaining plot.