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From Wuxia to Bashers, Epics to Gimmicks: Top 15 Chang Cheh Films

By Matt L. Reifschneider of Blood Brother Film Reviews === Every year, I attempt to craft a new list dedicated to my Shaw Brothers addiction, and every year I seem to give myself an aneurysm trying to whittle down the massive Shaw Brothers catalog into a theme and...

The Assassin: A Near Perfect Wuxia Classic of Romance and Bloodshed

In 1967, the combination of Chang Cheh and Jimmy Wang Yu changed how the game was going to be won for the Shaw Brothers studio. Together they forged a dynamic relationship for the wuxia classic The One-Armed Swordsman that essentially defined how the studio was...