Actor Wu Ma has died. The South China Morning Post, The Straits Times, and The Hollywood Reporter have obituaries. Scene Asia has tributes. Wu Ma is probably best known for his role as a ghost-hunting Taoist priest in A Chinese Ghost Story, but he appeared in almost 300 […]
The Gutter’s own Carol writes a little about Run Run Shaw, Shaw Brothers and TVB. “So often we talk about history as this disembodied thing, these external events. And then there is someone like Sir Run Run, who contained almost the entire arc of modern entertainment in his […]
Film and television producer Run Run Shaw has died. Sir Run Run founded Shaw Brothers with his brother, Run Me Shaw. They produced hundreds of films in all genres, but were best known for their revolutionary kung fu and wuxia movies. Shaw also produced myriad television programs for […]
The Gears of War trailer performed on the streets of Hong Kong by Lo Meng, Shaw Bros. star and Toad from The Five Deadly Venoms.
Actor, director, writer and action choreographer Lau Kar-Leung has died. Most widely known as the director of 36th Chamber of Shaolin, Lau has an extensive filmography. He collaborated with director Chang Cheh and, in his own work, brought humor to and a singular action choreography to his own […]
Hong Kong film legend Ti Lung/Di Long discusses his career and Bruce Lee (turn on close captioning for English translation). And Ti Lung’s debut in Return of the One-Armed Swordsman.
Very cool time lapse video of Kagan McLeod drawing the blind Shaolin priest from Master of Flying Guillotine–with footage from that film. (via Top Shelf Comix and SPX)