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From Wuxia to Bashers, Epics to Gimmicks: Top 15 Chang Cheh Films

By Matt L. Reifschneider of Blood Brother Film Reviews === Every year, I attempt to craft a new list dedicated to my Shaw Brothers addiction, and every year I seem to give myself an aneurysm trying to whittle down the massive Shaw Brothers catalog into a theme and...

Ramblings on Chang Cheh’s ‘THE DUEL’

By Kim August === Where else but in a Chang Cheh movie would frenemies comment on each other’s knife skills as they slice through their targets like butter? The fight in question happens early in The Duel as rival gang bloodshed turns inward toward the Ren clan. Brothers...

SHAW BROTHERS FILMS COMING TO A THEATRE NEAR YOU!

Hey there Shaw Brothers Superfans! We are extremely excited to be partnering with American Genre Film Archive (AGFA) to bring your favorite Shaw Brothers flicks to your city! Check out the list of upcoming screenings across North America below, and don't forget to like the Shaw Brothers' Facebook page...

WATCH YOUR FAVORITE SHAW BROTHERS FILMS ON THE BIG SCREEN – ALAMO DRAFTHOUSE EVENTS

ATTENTION Celestial Pictures' Shaw Brothers fans, we have great news! Starting NEXT WEEK Alamo Drafthouse will be screening your favorite Shaw Brothers films on a BIG SCREEN in a CITY NEAR YOU! Check below for the screening schedule and ENJOY! 36TH CHAMBER OF SHAOLIN https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=9e4HDsEJfro Feb 16 - Plaza Atlanta...

Ti Lung, an Appreciation by Kim August

Appearing in over 70 Shaw Brothers movies, Ti Lung’s regal presence defined the Hong Kong movie studio’s output for over 15 years. Trained in Wing Chun and Goju-Ryu Karate, the thespian born as Tam Fu-Wing entertains film fans with his award-winning acting and martial prowess. Ti’s...

Rambling about Chang Cheh’s Ramblers

The assassin character was a staple of Chang Cheh’s wuxia pian since the 1967 film starring Jimmy Wang Yu. Among the most intriguing assassins in Chang’s filmography are the morally just killers known as The Rambler. These are Jian Nan (David Chiang) in The Duel...