The Unity Of Heroes (Huang Fei Hong: Nan bei ying xiong)

The Unity Of Heroes (Huang Fei Hong: Nan bei ying xiong) China (2018) Dir. Lin Zhenzhao Many countries have their own folk heroes and legends immortalised in film, and for the Chinese it is the martial arts master and medical practitioner Wong Fei-hung. Already the subject of numerous films and TV series, Fei-Hung is back … Continue reading The Unity Of Heroes (Huang Fei Hong: Nan bei ying xiong)

God Of War

God Of War (Cert 15) 1 Disc DVD/Blu-ray (Distributor: Well Go USA) Running Time: 129 minutes approx. You have to hand it to the Chinese - they do historical films arguably better than anyone else, at least on an aesthetic and immersive front. Even if the historical accuracy is open to question, at least we … Continue reading God Of War

The Blade (Dao)

The Blade (Dao) Hong Kong (1995) Dir. Tsui Hark Tsui Hark is a legend in the world of Martial Arts cinema, and could almost be considered an auteur - his flair for misty atmospheric settings, hugely inventive, gravity defying fights which led to his development of the wire fu method are instantly recognisable and often … Continue reading The Blade (Dao)