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Movie Review: MARCO POLO (1975)

Director: Chang Cheh Starring: Alexander Fu, Chi Kuan-Chun, Philip Kwok,Bruce Tong Yim-Chaang, Shih Szu, Lu Ti, Richard Harrison, Gordon Liu, Leung Kar-Yan and Johnny Wang. OVERVIEW Marco Polo opens with the eponymous character arriving at the court of Kublai Khan where, with processional pacing, heroes compete in a series...

BRAVE ARCHER 3: THE EPIC CONCLUSION (OF SORTS) OF A WUXIA CLASSIC

Director: Chang Cheh Starring: Alexander Fu Sheng, Niu-niu, Lo Meng, Philip Kwok, Ching Li, and Ti Lung. [caption id="attachment_16614" align="alignright" width="209"] The Legend of Condor Heroes, first in a trilogy by Jin Yong.[/caption] In Brave Archer 3, context is incredibly important. A common criticism of movies like...

Crippled Avengers: Graceful And Acrobatic Action With A Twist

Director: Chang Cheh Starring: Chen Kuan-tai, Philip Kwok, Chiang Sheng, Lo Meng, Lu Feng, Sun Chien Chang Cheh made so many excellent movies it is almost ridiculous. From the One-Armed Swordsman to the Five Element Ninjas, he delivered movies that demand repeat viewing. With his intense...