Sammo Hung takes on the Bruceploitation genre in Enter the Fat Dragon, a martial arts comedy with spectacular action sequences...and little else to offer.
(Originally posted on The Comics Bolt)
The Green Hornet battles an international drug cartel while Kato ponders a life beyond masked vigilantism in this two-issue mini-series co-written by Van Williams, star of the 1960s Green Hornet TV series.
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 September 14, 2015)
I have four words for you guys: "Jackie Chan vs. pirates." And yes, it's as awesome as it sounds.
(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 March 16, 2015)
In the year and a half (!!!) since I started this blog, I've spotlighted the works of Bruce Lee, Jackie Chan, and other martial arts superstars. This week, it's finally Jet Li's turn.
The INCspotlight, formerly hosted on the website Channel Awesome, now has a new home on my own website! Putting the spotlight on classics that deserve to be remembered!