FW Presents: Kung Fu Friday Shaw Bros. Double Feature!

Fire and Water Presents the first episode of Kung Fu Friday, a podcast that hopes to make you discover the great films of Asian Action Cinema. Siskoid (that's me!) and Pulp2Pixels' Dr. G, Man of Nerdology start at what is arguably the beginning, classic Shaw Bros. flicks of the 60s and 70s, with two of the studio's greatest film makers represented. Follow us through our dissection of Lau Kar-Leung's The 36th Chamber of Shaolin (1978), and Chang Cheh's The One-Armed Swordsman (1967). Each episode will feature two cool movies under a common theme, widen your horizons... at the risk of never being able to watch American action films the same way ever again! ;-)

Listen to FW Presents: Kung Fu Friday Shaw Bros. Double Feature HERE!

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Trailers and scenes from The 36th Chamber of Shaolin, starring Gordon Liu, and The One-Armed Swordsman, starring Jimmy Wang Yu:
Both movies are available from Dragon Dynasty's high-quality releases.

Vintage trailer for The 36th Chamber of Shaolin

Spoil yourself: That brilliant three-section staff fight, after many failure against butterfly knives

Vintage trailer for The One-Armed Swordsman

Spoil yourself: Birth of a damaged hero (dubbed)

What are YOUR favorite Shaw Bros. movies? Let us know in the comments!



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