Betrayal and revenge serve as the core story to Flag of Iron, but it's a film defined more by its creative fighting methods than its plot.
A tale of success, ego, and crude business, Disciples of Shaolin has fun between its dramatic high points.
A joyous, flawlessly done tone highlights the playful Dirty Ho.
While initially a playful marriage tale, Heroes of the East soon becomes an aggressively nationalist film favoring Hong Kong styles.
A mix of contemporary culture, fish-out-of-water comedy, crime, and kung-fu, Chinatown Kid is an entertaining Shaw Brothers offering.
Conceptually clever, Crippled Avengers follows the kung-fu formula of revenge and righteousness, albeit with an enjoyable twist.
As a kung-fu fairy tale, The Five Venoms plays with the genre in unique ways, if stifled by meandering political and judicial corruption.
Malta looks great, but that's the only positive in the infinitely dull Final Justice.
Kung-fu in a domestic setting creates an enjoyable romp, then countered by Executioners of Shaolin's violent drama about overthrowing corrupt leaders. It works.
Challenge of the Masters doesn't join its two disparate storylines together, leaving it feel like two separate productions, even if both have high marks.
Shaolin Temple's fable of dedication and fears of outside influence overcome a crowded cast that struggles to define the main characters.
A sloppy script turns Five Shaolin Masters into a storytelling mess, but the final battle is an absolute genre spectacle that's worth the wait.