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World premiere of Kung Fu Jungle at this year’s BFI London Film Festival

16 September 2014 2:56 AM, PDT | Flickeringmyth | See recent Flickeringmyth news »

The 58th BFI London Film Festival has announced an addition to their programme in the form of the world premiere of Kung Fu Jungle.

Here’s the press release:

London, 16 September, 2014: – The 58th BFI London Film Festival in partnership with American Express is pleased to announce that the World Premiere of Kung Fu Jungle (Yi Ge Ren de Wu Lin) will be presented as a new addition to the official Thrill selection at this year’s Festival. Screening on Sunday 12 October 6.30pm at the Empire Leicester Square Cinema, the premiere will be attended by director Teddy Chen, iconic action super star Donnie Yen and actress Michelle Bai.

Hahou (Donnie Yen) is a former martial arts instructor, imprisoned after accidentally slaying an opponent. When vicious killer Fung (Wang Baoqiang) starts targeting the reigning kung fu masters, Hahou offers to help the police catch him in return for his freedom. Despite her misgivings, »

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The Wrath Of Vajra – The Blu Review

24 March 2014 8:26 PM, PDT | | See recent news »

Blu-Ray Review by Sam Moffitt

Directed by Law Wing Cheong

Starring Xing Yu, Sun- Jung Yu, Heon Jun Nam

Here’s a kick ass martial arts movie with a dynamite blu-ray presentation, the kind we’ve come to expect from new releases, especially from Asia.

A long title card at the beginning tells us that Japan, in trying to destroy China set up a special temple, the Temple of Hades, to train master assassins. Highly trained killers and turn them loose on the Chinese populace.  They kidnap many young Chinese boys and drill them mercilessly, along with some American and other nationalities.

Years later they round up several prisoners of war, all of whom are graduates of the temple training program.  One graduate in particular, known as King of Vajra comes back to the temple to exact some old fashioned martial arts justice.  It is never really explained if Vajra »

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'Journey to the West' TV Spot | Exclusive

5 March 2014 3:59 PM, PST | MovieWeb | See recent MovieWeb news »

This is a world plagued by demons, who cause its human inhabitants unspeakable suffering. Young demon hunter Xuan Zang, fearlessly guided by his belief in "giving himself for the greater cause," risks his all and conquers a water demon, a pig demon and the demon of all demons, Sun Wukong. He embraces them as his disciples, and melts them with love. Meanwhile, Xuan Zang discovers the true meaning of Greater Love himself. In order to atone for their own sins and save the common people, the four of them embark on a journey to the West that's full of challenges...We have an exclusive TV spot for director Stephen Chow's delightful fantasy adventure Journey to the West, available on VOD and in select theaters March 7.

Journey to the West was released March 7th, 2014 and stars Qi Shu, Zhang Wen, Bo Huang, Show Luo, Shing-Cheung Lee, Bingqiang Chen, Sihan Cheng, »

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Journey to the West Movie Review

2 March 2014 11:01 PM, PST | ShockYa | See recent ShockYa news »

Journey To The West   Magnet Reviewed for Shockya by Harvey Karten. Data-based on Rotten Tomatoes Grade:  B Director:  Stephen Chow Screenplay:  Stephen Chow Cast:  Qi Shu, Zhang Wen, Bo Huang, Show Luo, Shing-Cheung Lee, Bingqiang Chen, Sihan Cheng, Yu Xing, Zhengyu Lu, Chi Ling Chiu Screened at:  Review 1, NYC, 2/11/14    Opens:  March 7, 2014 Every country takes pride in its legends.  The best known might be the Twelve Labors of Hercules, wherein the man had to slay a lion and a hydra, capture a Boar and a Cretan Bull, and, hardest of all, to steal a girdle.  China is not about to sit back and let Greece  [ Read More ]

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List Of 10 Kung Fu Movies You Need To Have Watched – Part 2

28 February 2014 6:37 PM, PST | AsianMoviePulse | See recent AsianMoviePulse news »

Like millions of you around the world, i love Kung Fu movies. It is the only real genre that keeps me going back for more and that is why i will always love Kung Fu movies.

I know many of you have probably seen many of the movies i will post about, but this is also for anyone new to the genre of Kung Fu and even Swordplay and looking for other movies to enjoy. I hope you enjoy the movies i have listed and please feel free to comment about any of the movies.

Crippled Avengers (1978)

Studio: Shaw Brothers

Director: Chang Cheh

Cast: The Vemons, Chen Kuan Tai, Johnny Wang, Dick Wei

Action Director(s): Lu Feng, Robert Tai, Chiang Sheng

Five Elements Ninjas (1982)

Studio: Shaw Brothers

Director: Chang Cheh

Cast: Ricky Cheng, Lo Meng, Chan Wai Man, Wong Wai Tong

Action Director(s): Ricky Cheng Tien Chi, »

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We Have The Exclusive Us Trailer & Poster For Wrath Of Vajra Right Here!

21 February 2014 12:00 PM, PST | Twitch | See recent Twitch news »

Hotly anticipated Chinese martial arts/horror hybrid The Wrath of Vajra is scheduled to open theatrically in Hong Kong on March 6th, however, only 12 days later on March 18th it'll hit store shelves in the Us, thanks to Asian film superheroes, Well Go USA. Directed by frequent Johnnie To collaborator, Law Wing Cheong (Punished, Donnie Yen's upcoming Iceman) and starring Xing Yu (Journey to the West: Conquering Demons), a rising martial arts wunderkind, The Wrath of Vajra looks like a lot of punishing fun.Twitch has your first look at the official Us trailer and brand new poster for The Wrath of Vajra, a film that looks like it could be a hit with many of you readers. Check out the poster above and gnarly trailer...

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Trailer: Finally Hong Kong Will Witness The Wrath Of Vajra!

19 February 2014 3:00 AM, PST | Twitch | See recent Twitch news »

Originally scheduled for a release back in the summer of 2013, Law Wing Cheong's martial arts/horror hybrid has finally landed a domestic release date, and is set to screen in Hong Kong from 6 March.Marking the first lead role for shaolin monk-turned-action hero Xing Yu (Flash Point, Shaolin), the film focuses on a Japanese death cult enlisted by the military to raise assassins to unleash on the Chinese. Contrary to previous information and earlier screenings of the film overseas, Wrath of Vajra will not be released in Hong Kong in 3D. Check out the film's official poster and trailer....

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