Posts Tagged ‘Chen Kuan-Tai’

Podcast On Fire 214: Challenge Of The Masters & Shaolin Soccer

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In this episode, we take a look at a Wong Fei Hung origin story that’s also closer to the origins of Lau Kar-leung’s directing career. You’ll find out during our review of 1976’s Challenge Of The Masters if Lau the filmmaker has evolved. Also, a look back on the Stephen Chow shaolin soccer comedy hit appropriately called… Shaolin Soccer. With Kenny B and Mike Maley.

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Taiwan Noir 14: Challenge Of The Lady Ninja & A Life Of Ninja

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Ninja double bill! Elsa Yeung! Chen Kuan-tai! Taiwan reefer madness! No intro!

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Podcast On Fire 163: The 36th Chamber Of Shaolin & Gallants

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Along with guest Mike Maley, Kenny B and Tom K-W pay tribute to the late, great Lau Kar-leung by reviewing one of his most iconic classics The 36th Chamber Of Shaolin as well as the old school tribute/redemption story Gallants from 2010.

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Dragon Tiger Gate (2006)

Plot: Dragon Tiger Gate is a martial arts school founded by two kung fu masters; Wong Jianglong (Yuen Wah) and Wong Fuhu. They teached martial arts to the public to stop them from being bullied from triad gangs. Wong Fuhu (to whom you never see) has two sons, Dragon Wong & Tiger Wong, the eldest being Dragon. When they were young Dragon is taken away from ‘the Gate’ by his mother to lead a peaceful and respectful life. Read the rest of this entry »

Rolls, Rolls, I Love You (1982)

Plot: Ah Dan (Robert Mak) is a delivery boy who being challenged by billionaire business man Mr. Cui Tung-Sing (Chen Kuan-Tai). They have made an agree if Ah Dan and his mates could steal the billionaires rolls royce they can keep it, but no sell it. But if they loose they need to fork over $50,000 to Mr. Cui

Ah Dan and his three mates Ho Guan (Chin Siu-Ho), Cuttlefish (Chiang Kam) and Superman. Attempt to come up with clever schemes to steal the car from Cui. The plans go from dressing up as a woman crying over her dead cow to pretending to kill a group of security guards and throwing their limbs and heads around. Heck one of the so called ‘guards’ ends up writing ‘Take Care, Farewell’ with his own guts.

But they still managed to be out done by Mr. Cui. With only two days left the gang are running out of hope and luck! Read the rest of this entry »

Heroes Two (1974)

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Plot (Momentum Asia): Hung Hsi-Kuan (Chen Kuan-Tai) escapes from the Shaolin monastery that has been burned down by the soldiers of the Ching government. En route to Kwantung, he comes across Fang Shih-Yu (Alexander Fu Sheng), a fellow Shaolin Hero.

The two men, without disclosing their identities, fight each other not realizing that they are on the same side. Believing that Hung is a gangster, Fang delivers him to the enemy before realizing his mistake… Read the rest of this entry »

7 Man Army (1976)

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Plot (Celestial): In 1933, 20,000 Japanese soldiers and 50 tanks invaded the Pa Tou Lou Tzu, a strategic key point of the Great Wall. With only seven men stationing, these heroes took on the entire army for five days before succumbing.

The ‘7-Man Army’ includes Captain Wu Chan-Zheng (Ti Lung) led this group brave soldiers who include the young – Ha Hong-Fa (Alexander Fu) who joined the army to spite the mongolian thieves raiding his village. Others include the Saber waving Jiang Ming-Kun (Chen Kuan-Tai) and Bai Zhang-Xing (David Chiang) who joined the army to become a decent man. Read the rest of this entry »

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