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A SENSE OF PURPOSE: LESSONS BEYOND KUNG FU WITH SHAOLIN TEMPLE

My last article for this site was dedicated to Executioners from Shaolin, so I felt it was fitting that I follow it up with a brief look and discussion about the themes of Chang Cheh’s 1976 overlooked classic, Shaolin Temple. While the former film looked...

HEROISM TO THE SECOND POWER: The Duality of The Deadly Duo

Chang Cheh is an icon for a reason. While so many film makers in their careers try desperately to make entertainment out of the art of cinema, Chang Cheh set a standard to make art out of cinematic entertainment. It’s this approach that has heavily...

Death Duel Now Available On Blu-Ray and DVD in Hong Kong

Buy your copy here! The classic stories of Chinese author Gu Long come alive in Death Duel, a powerful Shaw Brother's swordplay epic starring some of the period's biggest stars! Derek Yee is Third Master, a renowned swordsman whose position in the martial arts world is...

Naval Commandos’ Song San as played by David Chiang

“No. I am Chinese.” Local Triad boss Song San works independently to thwart the invading Japanese in his beloved Shanghai. Song ultimately joins the titular group of Chinese military bent on driving the would-be usurpers out of their homeland. Martial / Weapons Skills: While Song knows some bare...

Magnificent Wanderers’ Chu Tie Xia as played by David Chiang

“So he’s after my money!”” A revolutionary hero pitted against the overlord Mongols; Chu does whatever he can to help his people. He may come across as a cultured member of high society, but in truth, this young man knows his priorities lie with the oppressed. Age:...