Netflix and me are not always good pals. They started out wonderfully with Daredevil, then dropped the ball with Jessica Jones and then also dropped the ball with Daredevil season 2. Luke Cage I haven’t finished yet and that will need to happen sooner or later. However, after a... Read more
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A retro review of the maybe best fusion of superheroism, Kung Fu and camp ever put to film.
“Samurai Jack” is in many ways a profound piece of avant-garde television. The animation is unlike anything that came before and after it, the tonality is much darker than your average cartoon, and the themes are surprisingly adult-oriented.” – Mathias Folsted.
This episode, Dee and IAB discuss the Kung Fu/Ninja comedy mix “Ninja in the Dragon’s Den” (1982), a Hong Kong film classic directed by Corey Yuen.
Everybody on the Breakfast on Planet X “John Carpenter”-episode agreed that this is an underrated movie in the master’s back catalogue. What do you think? Read more
Welcome to a new chapter of my series “Dee’s Asian Treasures”. Mercenaries from Hong Kong (Lie mo zhe) (1982) Directed by Jing Wong Mercenaries from Hong Kong is one of the Shaw Bros.’ first forays into modern action movie fare, a movie that should serve as a template of... Read more
This is the newest chapter of my series, which is dedicated to the exploration of the depths of Asian cinema. Ninja Hunter (Ren zhe da jue dou) (1987) directed by Kuo-Ren Wu *Note: This film is best to be enjoyed in the dubbed English version.* Ninjas. Ninjas! It took... Read more