Posts Tagged ‘Jet Li’

Podcast On Fire 149: Once Upon A Time In China


Stoo and Andy return for another Scottish Edition of Podcast on Fire. Taking a page from Ken’s crew, we are focusing on some well known Hong Kong Cinema. Starting with the first podcast of our Once Upon A Time In China-series coverage! The first in a 4 part special, episode one covers therefore covers Tsui Hark’s Once Upon a Time in China.

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VCinema Episode 28: Origins, with Podcast On Fire guests Stoo and Ken

We had the pleasure and honor recently to be on the VCinema podcast to discuss our MOVIE origins. What got us onto the path of Asian movie fandom, leading into writing and podcasting etc? Join Coffin Jon, Josh, Stoo and Ken for 2 hours of FUN history. Click link below or image above to hear the show!

VCinema Episode 28: Origins

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.

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