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Deadly Breaking Sword, The (1979) Review

Director: Sun Chung Writer: Ni Kuang Cast: Ti Lung, Alexander Fu Sheng, Shih Szu, Ku Feng, Chan Wai Man, Lily Li Li Li, Ngaai Fei, Chan Shen, Kara Hui, Ha Ping, Alan Chan, Cheung Gwok, Chow Kin Ping, Gam Tin Chue, Hung Ling … Continue reading

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Heroic Ones, The (1970) Review

AKA: Shaolin Masters Director: Chang Cheh Writer: Chang Cheh, Ni Kuang Producer: Run Run Shaw Cast: David Chiang, Ti Lung, Chan Chuen, Lily Li Li Li, Chan Sing, Bolo Yeung, Ku Feng, Chin Han, Wang Chung, James Nam Gung Fan, … Continue reading

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Lady General Hua Mulan (1964) Review

AKA: Lady General Hua Mu-lan Director: Griffin Yueh Feng Writer: Ko Jui Fen, Dung Chin Lee Producer: Run Run Shaw Cast: Ivy Ling Po, Chin Han, Chen Yan Yan, Cheung Kwong Chiu, Yeung Chi Hing, Wu Ma, Lee Kwan, Kok … Continue reading

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Restless, The (2006) Review

Director: Jo Dong-Oh Writer: Jo Dong-Oh Cast: Jung Woo-Sung, Kim Tae-Hee, Heo Jun-Ho, So E-Hyun, Park Sang-Wook, Kim Kwang-Il, Yu Ha-Jun Running Time: 105 min. By JJ Hatfield In 984 AD, the Kingdom of the United Shilla fell into chaos … Continue reading

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Legend of the Bat | aka Clans of Intrigue 2 (1978) Review

Director: Chor Yuen Writer: Chor Yuen Producer: Mona Fong Yat Wah, Yueh Hua, Cheng Li, Candice Yu On On, Derek Yee, Wang Chung, Cast: Ti Lung, Ling Yun, Cheng Miu, Yuen Wah, Norman Chu Running Time: 101 min. By JJ … Continue reading

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Sword Stained with Royal Blood, The (1993) Review

Director: Cheung Hoi-ching Writer: Cheung Hoi-ching, Wai San Producer: Cheung Hoi-ching Cast: Yuen Biao, Yip Chuen-chan, Sharla Cheung, Danny Lee, Anita Yuen, Elizabeth Lee, Ng Man-tat, Helen Ma, Wu Ma, Elvis Tsui, Pauline Wong, Melvin Wong, Tai Bo, Peter Chan … Continue reading

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I Saw the Devil (2010) Review

Director: Kim Ji-woon Writer: Park Hoon-jung Cast: Lee Byung-Hun, Choi Min-Sik, Jeon Guk-Hwan, Cheon Ho-Jin, Oh San-Ha, Kim Yun-Seo, Choi Mu-Seong, Kim In-Seo, Jo Deok-Je, Han Cheol-Woo, Jo Myung-Yeon, Kim Gap-Su, Lee Jun-Hyuk Running Time: 114 min. By JJ Hatfield … Continue reading

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Redbelt (2008) Review

Director: David Mamet Writer: David Mamet Producer: Chrisann Verges Cast: Chiwetel Ejiofor, Tim Allen, Alice Braga, Rodrigo Santoro, Jose Pablo Cantillo, Randy Couture, Caroline de Souza Correa, Mike Goldberg, Damon Herriman, Dan Inosanto, Enson Inoue, Ricky Jay, John Machado, Ray … Continue reading

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Dream of a Warrior (2001) Review

Director: Park Hee-Joon Producer: Kim Hyung-Joon Cast: Leon Lai Ming, Lee Na-Young, Park Eun-Hye, Yoon Tae-Young, Kim Ji-Moo Running Time: 84 min. By JJ Hatfield A tale of romance and time travel begins with action in a futuristic? form of … Continue reading

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Hellboy II: The Golden Army (2008) Review

Director: Guillermo del Toro Writer: Guillermo del Toro, Mike Mignola Cast: Ron Perlman, Selma Blair, Doug Jones, Jeffrey Tambor, Luke Goss, Anna Walton, John Hurt, Seth MacFarlane Running Time: 120 min. By JJ Hatfield In some ways Hellboy II: The … Continue reading

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Flight of the Living Dead: Outbreak on a Plane (2007) Review

Director: Scott Thomas Writer: Sidney Iwanter, Mark Onspaugh, Scott Thomas Producer: David Shoshan Cast: David Chisum, Kristen Kerr, Kevin J. O’Connor, Derek Webster, Dale Midkiff, Erick Avari, Richard Tyson Running Time: 94 min. By JJ Hatfield In the mood for … Continue reading

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Purple Storm (1999) Review

Director: Teddy Chen Writer: Teddy Chen Cast: Daniel Wu, Emil Chau, Kam Kwok Leung, Josie Ho, Joan Chen, Moses Chan, Patrick Tam, Eric Mo, Michael Tong, Cordelia Choi, Ahmed Aftab, Brian Banowetz, Anthony Carpio, Theresa Lee, Jude Poyer, Mike Abbott, … Continue reading

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G.I. Joe: The Rise of Cobra (2009) Review

Director: Stephen Sommers Writer: Stuart Beattie, David Elliot, Paul Lovett, Michael B. Gordon, Stephen Sommers, Larry Hama Cast: Channing Tatum, Sienna Miller, Christopher Eccleston, Karolina Kurkova, Joseph Gordon-Levitt, Rachel Nichols, Marlon Wayans, Ray Park, Lee Byung-hun, Dennis Quaid Running Time: … Continue reading

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Kung Fu Genius (1979) Review

Director: Wilson Tong Wai Shing Producer: Alex Gouw Cast: Peter Chan Lung, Cheng Hong Yip, Ching Chu, Hsiao Ho, Hui Ying Ying, Lee Hoi San, Cliff Lok Kam Tung, San Sin, Wilson Tong Wai Shing, Tsang Choh Lam, Wong Yat … Continue reading

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Addicted (2002) Review

AKA: Jungdok Director: Park Young-hoon Writer: Byun Won-mi Producer: Lee Choon-Yeon Cast: Lee Byung-hun, Lee Mi-yeon, Lee Ueol, Park Sun-young Running Time: 114 min. By JJ Hatfield Life is good for the two brothers Ho-jin and Dae-jin. They are very … Continue reading

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Cat vs. Rat (1982) Review

AKA: Cat Versus Rat Director: Lau Kar Leung Writer: Ni Kuang Producer: Mona Fong Yat Wah Cast: Alexander Fu Sheng, Adam Cheng, Hsiao Ho, Kara Hui Ying Hung, Lau Kar Wing, Gordon Liu Chia Hui, Lydia Shum Tin Ha, Lam … Continue reading

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Mandingo (1975) Review

Director: Richard Fleischer Writer: Kyle Onstott, Norman Wexler Producer: Dino De Laurentiis Cast: James Mason, Susan George, Perry King, Lillian Hayman, Richard Ward, Brenda Sykes, Ken Norton Running Time: 127 min. By JJ Hatfield “Mandingo” is one of the most … Continue reading

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Thirst (2009) Review

Director: Park Chan-wook Writer: Park Chan-wook, Seo-Gyeong Jeong Producer: Park Chan-wook Cast: Shin Ha-kyun, Kim Hae-suk, Song Kang-ho, Kim Ok-bin, Park In-hwan By JJ Hatfield When I first heard of this film, it was presented as a vampire movie. The … Continue reading

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Project A | aka Pirate Patrol (1983) Review

Director: Jackie Chan Writer: Jackie Chan, Edward Tang Producer: Raymond Chow Man Wai Cast: Jackie Chan, Yuen Biao, Sammo Hung, Dick Wei, Kwan Hoi San, Law Ho Kai, John Cheung, Kwan Yung, Lee Wan Faat, Chan Chi Fai, Chan Ling … Continue reading

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Tale of Two Sisters, A (2003) Review

Director: Kim Ji Woon (Kim Ji Wun) Writer: Kim Ji Woon (Kim Ji Wun) Producer: Oh Gi-Min, Oh Jeong-Wan Cast: Im Su-Jeong, Mun Geun-Yeong, Yeom Jeong-A, Kim Gap-Su, Park Mi-Hyeon, Wu Gi-Hong, Lee Seung-Bi Running Time: 115 min. By JJ … Continue reading

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