Tag: Shaw Bros.

Get Made With The Drive-In Mob

The Gutter, Grindhouse Database and Shelf Life Clothing Company have joined forces to sponsor an evening of genre movie live tweets every Thursday night at 8pm ET.  Tonight’s the last KaiJuly screening with a double feature of the Shaw Bros. kaiju movie, The Mighty Peking Man at followed […]

Heroic Trio

Every April at the Gutter, the editors write about something outside their usual domains.  This month, Comics Editor Carol Borden writes about stars of action cinema. I like ladies of asskickery, women who can throw a punch or wield a sharp pointy weapon, preferably both. Since it’s April […]

RIP, Roy Ward Baker

Director and Hammer horror icon Roy Ward Baker has died at the age of 93. Baker directed Quatermass and the Pit,  The Vampire Lovers, which updated Sheridan LeFanu’s Carmilla for a more psychedelic and softcore age, and co-directed Legend of the Seven Golden Vampires with Shaw Bros. Chang […]

RIP, Ho Meng-Hua

It’s a sad time for fan of martial arts and Shaw Bros. Filmmaker Ho Meng-Hua has died. Ho started in the 1950s at Cathay studios, but his wuxia and kaiju work at Shaw Bros. Studios is probably more familiar to most fans. He directed Cheng Pei-Pei and Lo […]

RIP, Shih Kien

Shih Kien has died at 96. He was 61 when he played the villainous Mr. Han opposite Bruce Lee in Enter the Dragon.  By then he’d played Villain Kin opposite Kwan Tak-Hing’s Wong Fei-Hung and various villains threatening Connie Chan Po-Chu and Josephine Siao Fong-Fong for decades. Make […]

Kung Fu, Gangsters, Etc.

Scroll down to see scans of Colin Geddes’ Fantasia Hong Kong film poster exhibit at Cinematheque Quebecoise: The Magnificent Butcher, Twelve Deadly Coins, 36th Chamber of Shaolin, City on Fire, Exiled, Triangle. Sammo Hung, Cheng Pei-Pei, Ti Lung, Donnie Yen, Chow Yun-Fat, Anthony Wong.