Tag: kungfu

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…

Diamond Ninja Force

Diamond Ninja Force (1986) Director: Godfrey Ho Writers: Godfrey Ho Starring: Richard Harrison, Melvin Pitcher, Andy Chrorowsky, Pierre Tremblay, and Kong Do The Plot: Diamond Ninja Force tells the story of an ancient battle between ninja sects… kinda. In a previous ninja war, the Diamond Ninja Force had defeated the nefarious Black Ninja Clan. After…

Tiger on the Beat 2

Tiger on the Beat 2 (1990) Director: Lau Kar-Leung Writers: Cheung Lai-Ling and Kelvin Wong Starring: Danny Lee, Conan Lee, and Ellen Chan The Plot: In this sequel to Tiger on Beat, we follow police officer Sgt. Lam Yik Lim (Danny Lee) as he is tasked with finding a wife for his nephew Buffalo (Conan…

Saving General Yang

Saving General Yang (2013) Director: Ronnie Yu Writers: Edmond Wong, Liu Shijia, and Ronny Yu Starring: Adam Cheng, Ekin Cheng, Vic Zhou, Wu Chunm, and Raymond Lam The Plot: Our film begins with a brief lovestory unfurling between Yang Yansi, the sixth of seven sons within the prestigious Yang family, and the lovely Princess Chai.…

18 Fatal Strikes

18 Fatal Strikes (1978) Director: Chan Yeung Jing Writers: Chih-hung Hsieh and Sung Pe Liu Starring: Wei Tung, Dean Shek, Wen Chiang-lung, and Lung Sze-Ma The Plot: 18 Fatal Strikes takes place during the Qing dynasty. The film opens with Wong Wu Ti (Lung Sze-Ma) showcasing his Shaking Eagle Claw style (which has him making…