Everyone's gunning for Jackie Chan in Snake & Crane Arts of Shaolin, one of his better films from his pre-stardom days.
(Originally posted on Channel Awesome on March 5, 2018)
The cinematic saga of Wong Fei-hung begins here with Kwan Tak-hing's iconic portrayal of the folk hero in The [True] Story of Wong Fei-hung. (Or more accurately, The True Story of Wong Fei-hung: Wong Fei-hung's Whip That Smacks the Candle.)
(Originally posted on Channel Awesome on May 30, 2017)
Two of martial arts lore's greatest heroes team up against the Qing Dynasty in Heroes Two, the first film in Chang Cheh's famed shaolin cycle.
(Originally posted on Channel Awesome on December 19, 2016)
At long last, Donnie Yen makes his INCspotlight debut in Drunken Tai Chi - which is not only also his film debut, but one of the last old-school kung fu movies ever made.
(Originally posted on Channel Awesome on May 4, 2016)
Bruce Lee conquered the American box office in the 1970s, but King Boxer was the film that paved the way for him and other kung fu movies to come.
(Originally posted on Channel Awesome on November 29, 2015)
Law and order squares off against vigilante vengeance in Shield of Straw, a Japanese police drama directed by Miike Takashi.
(Original version posted on Channel Awesome on August 17, 2015)
A spectacular saga of star-crossed lovers comes to the big screen in Cyrano de Bergerac.
(Originally posted on Channel Awesome on August 10, 2015)
They change the rules around, they've got a different sound on Radio Free Roscoe, an excellent Canadian dramedy.
(Originally posted on Channel Awesome on June 22, 2015)
The "Chinese vs. Japanese" theme gets an innovative twist in Heroes of the East, a classic Shaw Bros. martial arts film directed by the venerable Lau Kar-leung.
(Originally posted on Channel Awesome on June 8, 2015)
Alec Guinness portrays a mild-mannered criminal mastermind in The Lavender Hill Mob, an excellent British caper comedy.
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