Posts Tagged ‘Jet Li’

The Legend of Fong Sai Yuk (1993)

Set in China’s Ching Dynasty, The Legend of Fong Sai-yuk tells the story of a ruthless emperor who enslaves his people, and persecutes a courageous revolutionary group that is mobilizing to destroy his powerful regime. When young folk hero Fong Sai-yuk (Jet Li) discovers that his own father is a freedom fighter who has been targeted for retribution, he embarks on a heroic quest for justice that will unite his people and create a legend that will never be forgotten. Read the rest of this entry »

CineAsia deliver Connection’s to Fong Sai-Yuk!

Cine-Asia are on the ball this September with the release of a Jet Li Classic and a modern action thriller! On 6th September we will be treated to the DVD release of The Legend of Fong Sai-Yuk from Cine-Asia / Dragon Dynasty Label. Then on the 20th September Benny Chans action thriller Connected is being released on DVD! We have the DVD Artwork on both titles, just a click away! Read the rest of this entry »

Tai Chi Master (1993)

Plot: When two monks are expelled from Shaolin Temple, having been in the temple since they were children they find the world outside the temple very different. Zhang Jun-Bao (Jet Li) is young and naive, where as his kung fu brother (not blood) Dong Tian-Bao (Chin Siu-Ho) strives for success at any costs.

When trying to adjust to their new lives they befriend a female pickpocket named Little Melon (Fennie Yuen). She introduces them to a group of antigovernment rebels, which include a bunch of towns people, a crazy taoist priest and a broken hearted young woman. Read the rest of this entry »

Fist Of Legend (1994)

Genre: Martial Arts/Historical

Cast: Jet Li, Chin Sui-Ho, Shinobu Nakayama

For those of you who aren’t in the know about this already. I shall tell you. Fist of Legend is a politically correct remake of Fist of Fury. Only main difference being that some of the Japanese characters aren’t evil and there is a bit more of a story to it. Read the rest of this entry »

Cine-Asia DVD/BR Release Details!

Finally the UK Audience can get rid of thier Miramax DVDs of “Jet Li’s Fist of Legend” and look forward to the DVD/Blu Ray release Gordon Chans (not YPW) Fist of Legend.

Cine-Asia are releasing the movie via their partnership with Dragon Dynasty, so the specials are identical to the US Region 1 release, although the UK release does come with better cover art and BLU RAY!

Fist Of Legend (cert. tbc) will be released on DVD (£17.99) and Blu-ray (£24.99) by Cine Asia on22nd March 2010.

Special Features include:

Audio commentary by Hong Kong Cinema expert Bey Logan; ‘The Man Behind The Legend’ – an exclusive interview with director Gordon Chan; ‘Brothers In Arms’ – an exclusive interview with kung fu impresario Chin Siu-ho; ‘The Way Of The Warrior’ – an exclusive interview with Japanese action legend Kurata Yasuaki; ‘The School Of Hard Knocks’ – a screen fighting seminar at the celebrated Kurata Action School; a look at ‘Fist Of Legend’ with director Brett Ratner and critic Elvis Mitchell; deleted scenes gallery; trailer gallery; DTS HD MA English 5.1 audio (Blu-ray); Dolby Digital Cantonese 2.0 Stereo, Mandarin 2.0 Stereo and English 5.1 audio options (DVD); optional English subtitles.

Podcast On Fire 53: The John Kreng Interview Part 1 + body fluids

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Before the main attraction, Stoo and Ken go over Last Movies Watched and beware that the word sperm is going to be used frequently as Ken dissects Andrew Lau’s Lover Of The Last Empress (clip imbedded below of the best bit from the film) while Stoo has opened his present from Mike Banner. Also featuring part 1 of Stoo’s interview with John Kreng, action choreographer and author of “Fight Choreography: The Art of Non-Verbal Dialogue”. For this show, John takes us back to the set of Tsui Hark’s The Master (starring Jet Li). Read the rest of this entry »

Podcast on Fire 45 – Jet Li Special!

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All things Jet Li this week!

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