Emperor of Shaolin Kung Fu

There is a long tradition in kung fu films with strong female characters. There’s also a great tradition of one-armed fighters. Our film today gives us both...a one-armed female fighter out to save her father’s kingdom. This film is known by several titles. Sometimes called “The Snake, The Tiger, and the Crane,” but on the... Continue Reading →

Ten Tigers of Kwangtung

I love the way that a movie studio’s logo sets the tone for what is to follow.  The 20th Century Fox logo and fanfare, the roaring Leo the lion, even the beeping of the RKO radio tower...it’s a fun way to start a film watching experience.  But no other company call sign juices me up... Continue Reading →

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