Tag: Chor Yuen

Bond, Jane Bond

Back in the day, HK studios assumed films with male leads couldn’t cut it in the theaters. So during the 1960s spy era, Hong Kong had Jane Bond films featuring masked spies in catsuits way before Maggie Cheung in Irma Vep. TarsTarkas gathers the resources all in one […]

All About Gu Long

It’s all about ladies, booze and mysteries for Gu Long and his most famous character, the Bondesque swordsman detective, Chu Liu-xiang.  “When you hear ‘martial arts novels,’ you can think of several famous writers of Chinese literature.  But when you hear ‘mystery martial arts novels,’ only one name […]