Forgotten Filmcast Episode 71: The Eight Diagram Pole Fighter

Get ready for an episode of the Forgotten Filmcast in Shaw Scope! Elwood Jones of From the Depths of DVD Hell stops by to discuss a Shaw Brothers film from 1984, The Eight Diagram Pole Fighter. Download the Show: iTunes Podomatic Your Listen Show Notes: From the Depths of DVD Hell Elwood on Twitter Movies... Continue Reading →

The 8 Diagram Pole Fighter

I always hesitate a little bit when posting reviews of kung fu films here at Forgotten Films. Fans of the genre would probably argue that my selections are not “forgotten.” On the other hand, the average film viewer is not well versed in martial arts cinema - so most films of this genre could be... Continue Reading →

The Cave of Silken Web

When we think Shaw Brothers, we usually think of kung fu...and lots of it! That’s certainly what the studio is most known for, but it has also ventured into other genres, as well. Today’s film has its fair share of martial arts action, but that is not the main emphasis. It’s a film that is... Continue Reading →

Two Champions of Shaolin

There’s always something magical when you sit down to watch a movie and the first image that appears on the screen is that big “SB” logo on a blue background, made complete with its majestic fanfare, rivaled in the world of cinema only by the 20th Century Fox theme. That’s right campers, I’m talking about... Continue Reading →

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