Posts Tagged ‘Prodigal Son’
Phil G returns and brings to Kenny B and Hong Kong Dave the Korean remake of John Woo’s A Better Tomorrow. At 2 hours, how does it fare and can you avoid comparing it to Woo’s original? Also network updates, talks of Takashi Miike’s Harakiri, The Prodigal Son and the last 15 years of Chow Yun-fat’s career. Ken also snorts coke.
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In the town of Fut Shan was know for three things it’s paper craft, The Big Budha & Leung Chang (Yuen Biao). Leung Chang comes from a wealthy family and was keen on the ‘old martial arts. He practiced under many masters, but he never met his match, quoted as the ‘Street Brawler’. Being waited on by hand and foot by his personal assistant (Peter Chan). Although he isn’t that great…actually he isn’t great at all. His parents are too over protective and lets his personal assistant fix all his fights, by paying them a healthy some of taels. After finding out that his brother had gotten fooled by a member of the traveling Peeking Opera ‘Leung Yee-Tai’ ( Lam Ching Ying). Leung Chang can’t let his family down so he decides to teach this Leung Yee-Tai a lesson. After being having this secret revealed to him by Leung Yee-Tai, Leung Chang looses it and confronts his masters and looses to them easy. Read the rest of this entry »