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CELEBRATE ALEXANDER FU SHENG’S BIRTHDAY WITH DISCIPLES OF SHAOLIN

Today is Alexander Fu Sheng’s birthday. Star of films like the Brave Archer Series and My Rebellious Son, he tragically died in a car accident in 1983 while filming Eight Diagram Pole Fighter. Today I wanted to pick a film to help celebrate his career....

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...

THE DEADLY BREAKING SWORD, STATUS IS THE BIGGEST PRIZE BY KIM AUGUST

In The Deadly Breaking Sword, director Sun Chung places reputation above all else. This desire for rank and status ripples off the quartet of men who dominate this tale.   For Tuan Chang-Qing the Deadly Breaking Sword, his many duels are a minor war against any who...

The Message From Chinatown Kid: Don’t Mess With Fu Sheng’s Friends

Alexander Fu Sheng is one of the most beloved treasures that Shaw Brothers Studios shared with us. Fu Sheng’s enduring qualities transcend the twenty plus years that he last graced the Shaw screen. Although Fu Sheng could be funny, he could also be deadly serious. For many fans...