Hong Kong martial arts star Donnie Yen landed the role of his career as the legendary teacher and grandmaster of Wing Chun in this rousing biographical drama.
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‘Ip Man 2: Legend of the Grandmaster’ on Netflix and Amazon Prime Video
King Hu’s ‘A Touch of Zen’ on The Criterion Channel
‘Call of Heroes’ – Hong Kong heroics on Netflix
A lavish but derivative martial arts action drama, Call of Heroes (Hong Kong, 2016) stars Sean Lau (Lau Ching-wan, Life Without Principle) as the sheriff of a village left unprotected by the army as a warlord advances and Louis Koo (Drug War) as the warlord’s sadistic son, a grinning psychopath who kills with impunity until […]
‘The Bodyguard’ – Hong Kong legend Sammo Hung returns on Netflix
The Bodyguard (2016), originally titled My Beloved Bodyguard, is directed by Hong Kong martial arts legend Sammo Hung, who also stars as a retired special agent in a small town who is roused back into action when mobsters threaten the life of a young girl (Jacqueline Chan). He’s become a kind of adopted grandad; her […]