About the early years of Yang Luchan, a Tai chi master. The man who founded Tai Chi in the 19th century and what has now become the most popular Tai Chi style in the world. The second ... See full summary »
Thongs and Octopus accept a job from their landlord: Kidnap a baby. Soon, the baby awakens strong paternal feelings in the two crooks, leading to complications when it comes to handing him over to his possibly crazy gang boss grandfather.
Traveller Tsing meets a girl with a sword, which is "forever" kept in the sheath. Quite by chance he succeeds to pull the sword, and she said him that it is a sign - now he has to marry her... See full summary »
Wing Chun, a woman living in a remote village often pillaged by robbers. When Wing Chun finally loses her cool and defeats them, her heroic actions stir up even more trouble in this ... See full summary »
Georgie is handsome, stylish and charming - but he's gay and his old-fashioned father is the leader of one of Hong Kong's powerful Triads. Should Georgie's lifestyle get out his father's ... See full summary »
With the exception of Northern Exposure, I don't like TV dramas. This Hong Kong series is another exception; it's well-written and cleverly structured to include a cliff-hanger at the end of every episode. And it has a star-studded cast. Yuen Wah (the landlord from Kung Fu Hustle) and Leung Kar Yan as Wing Chun Kung Fu masters, and Yuen Biao (arguably the best acrobat ever filmed) as a Wing Chun student.
It's worth noting that Yuen Wah and Yuen Biao (along with Jackie Chan, Sammo Hung, etc.) all grew up together at the same Peking Opera School. They refer to each other as brothers. Yuen Wah is Yuen Biao's elder brother. Their on-screen chemistry is wonderful.
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