Browsing the archives for the Hong Kong tag

Challenge of the Lady Ninja (1982)

Director: Lee Tso-Nam Starring: Elsa Yeung, Chen Kuan-Tai, Peng Kong, Kam Yin-Fei Challenge of the Lady Ninja is a difficult film to describe because it refuses to explain itself. Not that any film should have to spoon feed an audience, but in this instance it almost comes across as if they were making the story […]

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She Shoots Straight (1990)

Country: Hong Kong Starring: Joyce Godenzi, Tony Leung, Carmina Lau, Wah Yuen, Anglie Leung, Sandra Ng Kwan Yue Pik-Wan Tang, Sarah Lee, Agnes Aurelio, Sammo Hung Screenplay: Cory Yuen, Barry Wong Director: Cory Yuen Cinematography: Moon-Tong Lau, Chi Ming Leung Music: Lowell Lo Producers: Lenard Ho, Sammo Hung Original Title: Huang jia nu jiang For […]

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Black Cat (1991)

Country: Hong Kong Director: Stephen Shin Starring: Jade Leung, Simon Yam, Thomas Lam, Zdenek Juricek, Yvonne Drinovz, Curtis Fraser, Denise Stauffer, Jordy Shane, Audrey Rene Writer: Lun Ah, Bo Shun Chan, Lam Tan Ping Editors: Ting Hung Kuo, Wong Chau On, Wing-ming Wong Music: Danny Chung Cinematographer: Kin Keung Lee Producers: Stephen Shin, Dickson Poon […]

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The Bod Squad (1974)

Country: Hong Kong / Germany Director: Ernst Hofbauer, Chih-Hung Kuei Starring: Hua Yueh, Hui-Ling Liu, Sonja Jeannine, Diane Drube, Gillian Bray, Tamara Elliot, Deborah Ralls, Hsieh Wang Music: Fu-ling Wang Original Title: Yang chi AKA: Enter the Seven Virgins, Virgins of the Seven Seas, Karate, Küsse, blonde Katzen Do you like Shaw Brothers swordplay movies? […]

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Warlords (2007)

Country: China / Hong Kong Director: Peter Chan, Wai Man Yip Starring: Jet Li, Andy Lau, Takeshi Kaneshiro, Jinglei Xu, Yu Ai Lei Music: Kwong Wing Chan, Peter Kam, Leon Ko Sorry guys, but this review is not going to be anywhere near the standard I wanted it to be. I didn’t set out to […]

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Who Am I (1998)

Original Title: Wo shi shei Country: Hong Kong Director: Benny Chan / Jackie Chan Starring: Jackie Chan, Michelle Ferre, Mirai Yamamoto, Ron Smerczak, Ed Nelson, Kane Kosugi Music: Nathan Wang I like Jackie Chan’s films. Sure there’s some stinkers in there, but generally over his career he has consistently entertained cinema audiences. Who Am I […]

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The Accidental Spy (2001-2002)

Director: Teddy Chen Starring: Jackie Chan, Eric Tsang, Vivian Hsu, Kim Min Jeong, Wu Hsing Kuo Music: Peter Kam (Hong Kong), Michael Wandmacher (U.S. re-edit) The Accidental Spy is a hybrid spy / martial arts film in the usual Jackie Chan style. This film divides many people due to the fact that there appears to […]

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