• Shaolin Hand Lock

    May 23, 2015

    It boasts some top notch fight scenes which are further enhanced by another standout performance from the late great Lo Lieh.

  • 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.

  • Shaolin Temple

    May 23, 2015

    ‘Shaolin Temple’ is still a major achievement by a film-maker who was one of the true creators of the genre. There is, therefore, plenty to put this near the top of your viewing list.

  • Star Runner

    Jun 1, 2015

    This leans more towards the quick-cut close ups of more recent Hollywood efforts. Most of the fights are also glossed over as short “highlights” rather than letting us see the full action.

  • The Adventurers

    Feb 16, 2015

    A wishy-washy mish-mash of melodrama and action, renowned Hong Kong director Ringo Lam just couldn’t get the tone quite right for his mid-90s opus ‘The Adventurers’.

  • The Anonymous Heroes

    Feb 18, 2015

    ‘The Anonymous Heroes’ is the kind of spectacular romp that has an infectious sense of enjoyment pouring off the screen.

  • The Blood Brothers

    Feb 24, 2015

    ‘The Blood Brothers’ was not a disappointment in any way and this classic Chang Cheh tale of loyalty, love and revenge is an consistently engaging martial arts drama.

  • 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 Legend Of The 7 Golden Vampires

    Apr 6, 2015

    ‘The Legend Of The 7 Golden Vampires’ doesn’t exactly set the world alight in either of its attempted genres, but it does remain a fun curio for fans of both studios that certainly still sports some old school charm.

  • The Legend Of The Owl

    Apr 6, 2015

    ‘The Legend Of The Owl’ is a positively insane, yet gloriously inventive production that boasts more hits than misses.

  • 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 New One-Armed Swordsman

    Sep 17, 2016

    In just over 90 minutes so much action, story and style is effortless woven together that it shows the brilliance of one of the genre’s finest minds.