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The Tattoo Connection

Where the lines cross between Bruceploitation and Blaxploitation, therein lies The Tattoo Connection. Featuring a title that obviously brings to mind images of Bruce Lee’s The Chinese Connection, and a cast and crew that absolutely screams with connections to Bruce Lee’s films, you certainly end up with a lot of loose strands but not a…

Robo Vampire

Robo Vampire (198) Director: Joe Livingstone (alias) Writers: William Palmer (alias) Starring: Robin Mackay, Nian Watts, Harry Myles, and Joe Browne The Plot: Somewhere in Hong Kong (presumably), there is a gang of drug peddlers who are at war with the law. There is one man in particular that seems to constantly get in the…

Special ID

Special ID (2013) Director: Clarence Fok Writers: Kam-Yuen Szeto Starring: Donnie Yen, Tian Jing, Andy On and Colin Chou. The Plot: Donnie Yen plays Chan (aka Dragon), an undercover officer from the Hong Kong police department. He has been rooted into the world of Hong Kong organized crime for such a long period of time…

Scorpion Thunderbolt

Scorpion Thunderbolt (1985) Director: Godfrey Ho Writers: Godfrey Ho Starring: Richard Harrison, Juliet Chan, Bernard Tsui, and Maura Fong The Plot: Okay, let’s try and piece this one together. There are two stories that are unfolding within Scorpion Thunderbolt, and within this IFD product, Godfrey Ho and company barely try to tie them together at…

Seasoning House, The

The Seasoning House (2012) Director: Paul Hyett Writers: Paul Hyett, Conal Palmer, Helen Solomon, and Adrian Rigelsford Starring: Rosie Day, Kevin Howarth, and Sean Pertwee The Plot: The Seasoning House is a war story of sorts, focusing on the events that transpire when a young deaf girl named Angel, who is ripped from her own…