Posted on February 19, 2017 by gooberzilla
Brush up on your 1930’s international politics, because Fist of Legend is the Greatest Movie EVER!.
Click on the title or the DVD cover above to download our review of the film, featuring Sean “Hollywood” Hunting.
Review in a Nutshell: A re-telling of the classic Bruce Lee martial arts revenge film, Fist of Fury, director Gordon Chan and actor Jet Li bring a surprisingly humanistic portrayal to the character of Chen Zhen, a student who defends the honor of Chinese kung fu in the face of foreign aggression. The fight choreography by Yuen Woo-Ping is top notch.
Filed under: Drama, Greatest Movie EVER, Kung Fu | Tagged: Billy Chau, Gordon Chan, Jet Li, Kung Fu Movies, Martial Arts Movies, Shanghai, Shinobu Nakayama, Yasuaki Kurata, Yuen Woo-Ping | 3 Comments »
Posted on April 24, 2016 by gooberzilla
Get ready for improbable multiple weapon use, because The Legend 1 & 2 are both the Greatest Movie EVER!
Click on the DVD cover or the title above to download our reviews of the films, featuring Sean “Hollywood” Hunting.
Review in a Nutshell: Despite some misleading American packaging, The Legend 1 & 2 (aka Fong Sai-Yuk 1 & 2, aka The Legend of Fong Sai-Yuk 1 & 2) are a fun mix of comedy, drama, and martial arts mayhem from the earlier 90’s. While it’s nice to see Jet Li in a comedic leading role, Josephine Siao ends up stealing the show as Fong Sai-yuk’s irascible kung fu wielding mother.
Jet Li does indeed have a lovely smile.
Filed under: Comedy, Drama, Greatest Movie EVER, Kung Fu | Tagged: corey yuen, fong sai-yuk, Hong Kong, Jet Li, josephine siao, Kung Fu, Martial Arts Movies | 7 Comments »
Posted on January 13, 2013 by gooberzilla
Hold on to your magical bo staves, because The Forbidden Kingdom is definitely not the Greatest Movie EVER!
Click on the movie poster or the title above to download our review of the film, featuring Sean “Hollywood” Hunting.
Review in a Nutshell: With glimmers of its true potential shining through despite poor editing and a hackneyed script, The Forbidden Kingdom nevertheless manages to squander an enormous amount of talent. Our whopping 63 minute podcast explains all the reasons why Sean describes this film as a ‘kung fu love letter written by an illiterate’.
Filed under: Fantasy, Greatest Movie EVER, Kung Fu, Worst Movie EVER | Tagged: Collin Chou, Fantasy, Jackie Chan, Jet Li, Journey to the West, Kung Fu, Martial Arts, Michael Angarano, Monkey King, Rob Minkoff | 11 Comments »