It’s a music video celebrating the esteemed Mr. Vampire film series! Hopping Vampires! Lam Ching-Ying! Taoism! Shenanigans! (via Grady Hendrix)
At Sup China, Tristan Shaw looks at the history of jiangshi / gyonshi / hopping vampire / “stiff corpse” moves from 1936 on and focusing on the iconic Hong Kong movie, Mr. Vampire (1985).
Our friends at The Projection Booth discuss the Mr. Vampire series and all things hopping vampire / jiangshi / goeng-si. “Released in 1985, the original Mr. Vampire was directed by Ricky Lau and stars Lam Ching Ying as a Taoist priest who battles the forces of evil along […]
With the US release of Juno Mak’s Rigor Mortis, Grady Hendrix decides it’s time to revisit the hopping vampire movies of yore.