01/09/02 - More Top
10's (Fights) and some more stuff on Celestial
26/08/02 - Loads of news and
links after a superb holiday!
Once again, thanks for the new Top
10's being submitted
The Transporter (Corey Yuen) - http://www.apple.com/trailers/fox/the_transporter/
Drunken Monkey (Liu Chia Liang) http://colourchina.com/monkey/video/film-1.wmv
Shanghai Knights (Jackie Chan) http://studio.go.com/movies/shanghaiknights/index2.html
Crash Recall - Many Crash DVD's
are being recalled on Sept 1st (including Shaolin Master Killer,
Avenging Warriors and Invincible
Shanghai Knights will be having
a Feb 2003 release date. Highbinders may be May 2003 (US
release), with an American and an Asian cut.
Rumour has it that Gordon Liu will be
playing Pai Mei in Quentin Tarantino's Kill Bill
Mirimax may delay the release of Hero
until Autumn 2003. Film politics etc - http://www.monkeypeaches.com/0208M.html#020820B
Due to a disappointing cinematic run,
John Woo's Windtalkers will not have any extras on the R1
07/08/02 - More Top 10's - Keep
submitting them!! - Top 10
HK Legends DVDs on sale:
02/08/02 - Jet Li promo site for the
UK DVD release of The One:
Plus did anyone see the Hot, Cool
and the Vicious on MTV UK last month? With a redubbed and rescored
track featuring Cher, Moby, ABS and Tim Westwood! It was edited
down to 45 mins (including ads) and was pretty good fun. I'm currently
looking for any new info about more programs by MTV.
25/07/02 - After the success
of the Hong Kong Film Festival at the ICA, London, I have
reviewed another film I had the chance to see on the big screen:
John Woo's 1992 Hard
24/07/02 - HKL have announced
there will be a second fight night! With screenings of The Killer
and Young Master.
The HKL release of Avenging
Fist will be a single disc, not platinum.
AnimeEigo will be remastering
and releasing the Lone Wolf and Cub series this year.
It seems Jackie Chan's Tuxedo
will now be a November 2002 UK release. This may push the Highbinders
release into early 2003?
17/07/02 - Review for King Hu's 1990 work: Swordsman
Plus another Top 10
(keep them rolling in...)
14/07/02 - Home Vision have re-mastered 17 Zatoichi
films in their Blind Swordsman series
Here is Episode 1: Zatoichi:
The Tale of Zatoichi
*** Hong Kong Film Festival - at the ICA (near
Charing Cross) for all UK fans. ***
This week includes Hard Boiled, Stormriders, Gorgeous
13/07/02 - In memory of Chang Cheh, here is
the first of several Chang Cheh classics to be reviewed:
1979 Venoms Mob classic: The
Kid with the Golden Arm
I am prepared occasionally to link to sales that are
currently available for Hong Kong movies, so here are a few:
(P.S. I make no money out of links)
Blackstar.co.uk - Born Invincible and Young
& Dangerous (DVD) - £3.99
Bensonsworld.co.uk - Many 'Butchered Vista'
titles at £10.99
HKFLix.com Exclusive - Knockabout on DVD at
Sensasian - 3 DVD's for $17.99 (ends 14 July)
02/07/02 - New Top 10 is up, plus a few more
Hopefully the site should look better for users with
an 800x600 display. Let me know if there are any issues.