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Saturday, June 12th, 2010 09:06 3 Comments

Shinjuku Incident

In China, the poor worker Nick repairs tractors and misses his sweetheart Xiu Xiu, back in Japan, she having never sent any news to her family or him. While illegally emigrating to Japan, Nick loses his Chinese documents and so cannot return to his country. He is welcomed by his countrymen who lodge and work in Shinjuku where they also help him to find illegal work. While running from a police raid through the sewage system where Chinese are illegally working, Nick saves Inspector Kitano from drowning in the dirty water. Later, after an incident with his cousin, Joe, and a Taiwan gang, Nick saves the powerful Yakuza boss Toshinari Eguchi. He is the husband of Xiu Xiu, who is now called Yuko and are parents of a little daughter. The mobster offers a dirty job to Nick; in retribution, he promises to deliver the quarter dominated by the Taiwan gang to him. Nick becomes the boss of the Chinese illegal immigrants.

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Saturday, June 12th, 2010 05:06 3 Comments

Vampire Effect aka The Twins Effect

An evil Duke attempts to kill and collect the blood of a royal family of European vampires in order to become all powerful. The only surviving member of the family travels to Hong Kong, only to complicate his struggle by falling in love with a mortal girl who just happens to have a vampire hunter for a brother.

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Saturday, June 12th, 2010 00:06 Comments Off

Game of Death II

While investigating his friend Chin Ku’s (Hwang Jang Lee) death, martial artist Billy Lo (Bruce Lee) is killed. His younger brother, Bobby Lo (Kim Tai Chung), investigates both deaths. His search takes him to Japan, where he befriends Lewis (Roy Horan), master of the Castle Of Death. But when Lewis is brutally murdered, Bobby must investigate the mysterious Fan Yu temple, where he must enter an underground pagoda and face off with the most terrifying of enemies.

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Friday, June 11th, 2010 15:06 Comments Off

Exiled aka Fong juk

The time is 1998. The setting is Macau. Every living soul jumps at every chance to make quick money before the Portuguese colony ushers in a new era under the Chinese rule. For the jaded hit men, they wonder where this journey will end. Against this backdrop come two hit men from Hong Kong sent to take out a renegade member trying to turn over a new leaf with his wife and newborn baby. They soon find themselves in the throes of a dilemma when two of their former associates also show up, intent on thwarting them at every cost.

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Friday, June 11th, 2010 11:06 1 Comment

Three… Extremes

A compilation of three different short films entitled “Cut”, “Box”, and “Dumplings” by directors from Japan, Korea and China that all deal with the theme of human monstrosity.

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Monday, June 7th, 2010 12:06 4 Comments

Eye in the Sky

The Criminal Intelligence Bureau (CIB) is the undercover
division of the Hong Kong police. Its agents appear to be
ordinary people, and they possess the ability to adapt
perfectly to any environment in order to carry out secret
surveillance.

Captain Huang orders rookie Bo and other agents to
infiltrate a suspected armed robbery ring. They quickly
discover the criminals’ plans for a jewelry heist…

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Monday, June 7th, 2010 11:06 10 Comments

Iron Monkey

A Hong Kong variation on Robin Hood. The corrupt officials of a Chinese village are continually robbed by a masked bandit know as “Iron Monkey” named after a benevolent deity. When all else fails, the Govenor forces a traveling physician (Donnie Yen) into finding the bandit. The arrival of an evil Shaolin monk, brings the Physician and Iron Monkey together to battle the corrupt government.

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Monday, June 7th, 2010 02:06 Comments Off

Battle of Wits aka Battle Of Warriors

In 370 B.C, China was separated as seven nations and several other small tribes, one of these being the city state of Liang. The nation of Zhao is led by the terrifying prime commander Xiang Yangzhong who orders his troops to launch an attack on Liang in a bid to conquer the small city. Leaping to the defense of the cowed people of Liang is a warrior who goes by the name of ‘Ge Li’ from the Mo-Tsu tribe, renowned for its defensive skills. He is their last hope as the terrors of Yangzhong’s troops are unleashed. The future of Liang now hangs in the balance, with all their hopes pinned on the mysterious Mo-Tsu warrior Ge Li…

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Monday, June 7th, 2010 01:06 1 Comment

Kung Pow: Enter the Fist

Kung Pow: Enter the Fist is a movie within a movie, created to spoof the martial arts genre. Writer/director Steve Oedekerk uses contemporary characters and splices them into a 1970s kung-fu film, weaving the new and old together. As the main character, The Chosen One, Oedekerk sets off to avenge the deaths of his parents at the hands of kung-fu legend Master Pain. Along the way, he encounters some strange characters, one of which is a cow trained in the martial arts.

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Sunday, June 6th, 2010 18:06 1 Comment

King Boxer: Five Fingers of Death

Two martial arts schools prepare for an important tournament.

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