Friday, 30 September 2011

12 HONG KONG KUNG FU MOVIES THAT KICK IT...HARD!!! (Part 4)


In our last (sob, sob!) look at 12 worthy Hong Kong Kung Fu films that NEED to grace your DVD shelves, we look at more modern takes on the traditional syle.

Tuesday, 27 September 2011

THE BIG FAT GYPSY GANGSTER'S BACK...AND HE'S BEING VERY NAUGHTY!!!


Back in 2000, The 11 O'Clock Show - a UK late night satirical comedy show that launched the careers of people like Ricky Gervais (The Office, Extras), Charlie Brooker (Screen Burn, Co-writer of Chris Morris' Nathan Barley)and Sacha Baron Cohen (Ali G, Borat)- brought another comedic character to our screens...the convicted, and slightly derranged, criminal: BULLA.

Saturday, 24 September 2011

12 HONG KONG KUNG FU MOVIES THAT KICK IT...HARD!!! (Part 3)




Part 3 of reantimator's look at 12 prime examples of Hong Kong cinema at it's best continues...

Monday, 19 September 2011

Saturday, 17 September 2011

12 HONG KONG KUNG FU MOVIES THAT KICK IT...HARD!!! (Part 2)



Reantimator's back with 3 more AMAZING traditional-style Kung Fu films from Jackie Chan, Sammo Hung and Chang Cheh in his rundown of 12 quality examples of martial movie making...Enjoy!

Wednesday, 14 September 2011

12 HONG KONG KUNG FU MOVIES THAT KICK IT...HARD!!! (Part 1)

Right, this is were the fun begins!

Reantimator, being the 'Action Movie Addict' that he is (and, yes, he LOVES referring to him / itself in the third-person!), needs a constant injection of Kung Fu movie greats to keep his CPU running nice and smoothly. So he thought it'd be nice to take a trip down memory lane and dish out the skinny on twelve such movies that any discerning fan o' the Fu should seek out IMMEDIATELY.

Tuesday, 6 September 2011

MERANTAU PAIR - EVANS & UWAIS - REUNITE...TWICE!!!

After the instant success of Merantau, back in 2009, and a phenomenal introduction into the martial arts action film arena by it's two principle forerunners: debutant star, 'Iko' Uwais Qorny, and welsh film director / editor, Gareth Huw Evans (who first met on a documentary titled 'Land of Moving Shadows: The Mystic Arts of Indonesia, Penchak Silat') - the pair are coming back...TWICE!

Thursday, 1 September 2011

CINE ASIA RE-AWAKENS HONG KONG LEGENDS


In 1999 the world changed for the better. Why, I hear you ask? Because Hong Kong Legends, possibly the greatest DVD label specializing in the release of Hong Kong movie goodness (along with it's sister label, Premier Asia, which focused on Japanese, Thai and South Korean favorites), came into existence.