Shadow (Ying)

Shadow (Ying) China (2018) Dir. Zhang Yimou "Who knows what evil lurks in the hearts of men? The Shadow knows!" Whilst the above quote came from the introduction to a famous radio show of the 1930’s featuring the pulp fiction hero The Shadow, its relevance to this film is its plot involves “shadowy” people. In … Continue reading Shadow (Ying)

Mural (Hua-Bi)

  Mural (Hua-Bi) China (2011) Dir. Gordon Chan Zhu Xiaolian (Deng Chao) is a scholar travelling to the capital with his servant Hou Xia (Bao Beier) to take an examination. They get into a fracas with a bandit Meng Longtan (Collin Chou) who they chase to a Taoist temple run by Monk Budong (Eric Tsang). … Continue reading Mural (Hua-Bi)