Durring the Tang Dynasty, a kung-fu tournament was held once every 18 years with the winner declared the leader of the land until the next competition. Read More »
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A criminal has come out of hiding only to find that his old partner has become a priest Read More »
The movie is set in chaotic 1920’s China, when warlords fought each other for power while Sun Yat-Sen’s underground movement tried to establish a democratic republic. Read More »
The Bride with White Hair 2 (1993) David Wu, Brigitte Lin, Leslie Cheung, Christy Chung, Action, Fantasy, Romance
For ten years, Cho has been in the snow of Mount Shin Fung waiting for a rare flower to blossom that will cure his wife who, back in Chung Yuan Read More »
The Bride with White Hair (1993) Ronny Yu, Brigitte Lin, Leslie Cheung, Francis Ng, Fantasy, Adventure, Romance, Action
The sensitive swordsman Cho Yi-Hang is tired of his life. He is the unwilling successor to the Wu-Tang clan throne and the unsure commander of the clan’s forces in a war against foreign tribes and an evil cult. Read More »
Chungking Express / Chung Hing sam lam (1994) Kar-Wai Wong, Brigitte Lin, Takeshi Kaneshiro, Tony Leung Chiu-Wai, Comedy, Drama, Romance
Wong Kar-Wai’s movie about two love-struck cops is filmed in impressionistic splashes of motion and color. The first half deals with Cop 223, who has broken up with his girlfriend of five years. He purchases a tin of pineapples with an expiration date of May 1 each day for a month. By the end of that time, he feels that he will either be rejoined with his love or that it too will have expired forever.
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The Eagle Shooting Heroes / Se diu ying hung ji dung sing sai jau (1993) Jeffrey Lau, Leslie Cheung, Brigitte Lin, Maggie Cheung, Action, Comedy, Fantasy
A parody of Louis Cha’s novel The Eagle Shooting Heroes (thats the literal translation). Story begins with the Queen of Golden Wheel Kingdom had an affair with her cousin West Poison, and they planned to take over the Kingdom. The 3rd Princess discovered their treason, but she was defeated by West Poison.
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