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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...

Two Champions of Shaolin Review By Gary Williams

Two Champions of Shaolin Starring Lu Feng, Lo Meng, Chiang Sheng, Candy Wen Hsueh Erh, Yueng Jing Jing, Sun Chien, Chin Siu Ho, Wang Li, Yu Tai Ping Directed by Chang Cheh “You’re the Shaolin Hercules Tung Chin Chin, I’ve heard of you, you’re famous.”- Li De Dong Two...

WATCH CELESTIAL PICTURES’ EXCLUSIVE LO MENG INTERVIEW

The Celestial Pictures' EXCLUSIVE interview with Shaw Brothers Superstar, Lo Meng, is now LIVE on our YouTube. Watch and Subscribe now! https://www.youtube.com/playlist?list=PLevffY6p5VkpDkXpsmIqpIb--zSu7f3Us  ...

THE VENOM INSIDE: NIHILISM AND HOPE IN THE FIVE VENOMS

“You ask me when we can stop. [Laughs.] I might as well tell you now. You will keep doing bad things. Once you start, there’s no end…forever and ever.”   The Five Venoms, also known as The Five Deadly Venoms, remains one of the most iconic...

BEFORE THE CAMERA: LIFE GAMBLE

Alexander Fu Sheng was a remarkable actor, having, at different times, been referred to as the Bob Hope, or Jimmy Cagney, or even the James Dean of Hong Kong. He was equally adept as a lecherous comic, a pugnacious, wise-cracking hero, or as a brooding...

The Shaw Super-Hero Showdown: Yang’s Escort vs The Chi Sha Gang

When you have a shipment of gold there’s bound to be some conflict. When viewing Chang Cheh’s superhero-like masterpiece The Kid with the Golden Arm we are treated to the ultimate showdown between good and evil. Make no mistake this is no ordinary scuffle; this...

Crippled Avengers: Graceful And Acrobatic Action With A Twist

Director: Chang Cheh Starring: Chen Kuan-tai, Philip Kwok, Chiang Sheng, Lo Meng, Lu Feng, Sun Chien Chang Cheh made so many excellent movies it is almost ridiculous. From the One-Armed Swordsman to the Five Element Ninjas, he delivered movies that demand repeat viewing. With his intense...