Summer of Sammo Index

This is an index of the things I’ve written this summer on Sammo Hung movies:

Podcasts:

They Shot Pictures #17: Sammo Hung – Jul 08, 2013
The George Sanders Show Episode 10: The Grandmaster and A Touch of Zen – Aug 29, 2013

Long Reviews:

Eastern Condors (Hung, 87) – May 24, 2013
Zu Warriors (Tsui, 01) – May 29, 2013
Warriors Two (Hung, 78) – May 30, 2013
Encounters of the Spooky Kind (Hung, 80) – Jun 01, 2013
Winners & Sinners (Hung, 83) – Jun 04, 2013
Pedicab Driver (Hung, 89) – Jun 06, 2013
The Iron-Fisted Monk (Hung, 77) – Jun 08, 2013
Hapkido (Huang, 72) – Jun 20, 2013
Ashes of Time Redux (Wong, 08)Aug 26, 2013

Capsules at Letterboxd:

Wheels on Meals (Hung, 84) – May 24, 2013
Enter the Fat Dragon (Hung, 78) – Jun 14, 2013
Twinkle Twinkle Lucky Stars (Hung, 85) – Jun 17, 2013
The Prodigal Son (Yuen, 81) – Jun 26, 2013
Wheels on Meals (Hung, 84) – Jul 09, 2013
Mr. Vampire (Lau, 85) – Jul 15, 2013

A Touch of Zen (Hu, 71) – Jul 17, 2013

Ip Man 2 (Yip, 10) – Aug 22, 2013

And as the Summer of Sammo has expanded to Hong Kong genre and New Wave cinema in general, here are reviews of some Sammo-less movies:

Long Reviews:

The Butterfly Murders (Tsui, 79) – May 31, 2013
Dirty Ho (Lau, 76) – Jun 30, 2013
Intimate Confessions of a Chinese Courtesan (Chor, 72) – Jul 07, 2013
Come Drink With Me (Hu, 66) – Jul 10, 2013
The One-Armed Swordsman (Chang, 67) – Jul 12, 2013
The Spiritual Boxer (Lau, 75) – Jul 15, 2013
Heroes Shed No Tears (Chor, 80) – Jul 16, 2013
Dragon Gate Inn (Hu, 67) – Jul 17, 2013
Heroes Two (Chang, 74) – Jul 22, 2013
The Sentimental Swordsman (Chor, 77) – Jul 23, 2013
Five Shaolin Masters (Chang 74) and Shaolin Temple (Chang 76) – Jul 24, 2013
Return of the One-Armed Swordsman (Chang, 69) – Jul 25, 2013
Heaven Sword and Dragon Sabre Parts One & Two (Chor, 78) – Jul 25, 2013
Vengeance! (Chang, 70) – Jul 27, 2013
The Heroic Ones (Chang, 70) – Jul 29, 2013
Days of Being Wild (Wong, 90) – Aug 16, 2013
Nomad (Tam, 82) – Aug 20, 2013
Crouching Tiger, Hidden Dragon (Lee, 00) – Aug 28, 2013
My Heart is that Eternal Rose (Tam, 89) – Sep 02, 2013
Boat People (Hui, 82) – Sep 03, 2013

Capsules at Letterboxd:

Iron Monkey (Yuen, 93) – May 25, 2013
The Chinese Feast (Tsui, 95) – Jun 04, 2013
We’re Going to Eat You (Tsui, 80) – Jun 08, 2013
Once Upon a Time in China (Tsui, 91) – Jun 13, 2013
Drunken Master (Yuen, 78) – Jun 13, 2013
Once Upon a Time in China II (Tsui 92) – Jun 14, 2013
Wing Chun (Yuen, 94) – Jun 15, 2013
The Buddhist Fist (Yuen, 80) – Jun 21, 2013
Dreadnaught (Yuen, 81) – Jun 24, 2013
Dangerous Encounters – First Kind (Tsui, 80) – Jun 25, 2013
Drunken Master II (Lau, 94) – Jun 26, 2013
The Big Boss (Lo, 71) – Jun 28, 2013
Challenge of the Masters (Lau, 76) – Jun 29, 2013
Tiger on the Beat (Lau, 88) – Jul 01, 2013
Eight Diagram Pole Fighter (Lau, 84) – Jul 03, 2013
Blood Brothers (Chang, 73) – Jul 04, 2013
Righting Wrongs (Yuen, 86) – Jul 05, 2013
The Miracle Fighters (Yuen, 82) – Jul 08, 2013
Drunken Monkey (Lau, 03) – Jul 08, 2013
The Magic Blade (Chor, 76) – Jul 13, 2013
Boxer Rebellion (Chang, 76) – Jul 20, 2013
The House of 72 Tenants (Chor, 73) – Jul 21, 2013
Shaolin Temple (Chang, 76) – Jul 21, 2013
Heaven Sword and Dragon Sabre (Chor, 78) – Jul 22, 2013
Five Element Ninjas (Chang, 82) – Jul 28, 2013
Raining in the Mountain (Hu, 79) – Aug 04, 2013
Return of the Sentimental Swordsman (Chor, 81) – Aug 12, 2013
Full Contact (Lam, 92) – Aug 18, 2013
Rouge (Kwan, 88) – Aug 20, 2013
He’s a Woman, She’s a Man (Chan, 94) – Aug 24, 2013
The Sword (Tam, 80) – Aug 24, 2013
The Happenings (Yim, 80) – Aug 26, 2013
After This, Our Exile (Tam, 06) – Aug 27, 2013
A Chinese Ghost Story (Ching, 87) – Aug 31, 2013
Cherie (Patrick Tam, 84) – Sep 08, 2013

Podcast:

The George Sanders Show Episode Four: Duel of Fists (Chang, 71) and Tears of the Black Tiger (Sasanatieng, 00) – Jul 20, 2013

And here are the Summer of Sammo movies I’ve seen but not yet written about:

Knockabout (Hung, 79) – Jun 06, 2013
Yes, Madam (Yuen, 85) – Jun 07, 2013
My Lucky Stars (Hung, 85) – Jun 10, 2013
Zu: Warriors from the Magic Mountain (Tsui, 83) – Jun 11, 2013
Snake in the Eagle’s Shadow (Yuen, 78) – Jun 12, 2013
Dragons Forever (Hung, 88) – Jun 16, 2013
Magnificent Butcher (Yuen & Hung, 79) – Jun 17, 2013
Golden Swallow (Chang, 68) – Jul 12, 2013
As Tears Go By (Wong, 88) – Aug 14, 2013
Full Moon in New York (Kwan, 90) – Aug 18, 2013
Sons of the Good Earth (Hu, 65) – Sep 03, 2013

And because why not, here are some older reviews from the last couple of years’ Christmas with the Shaw Brothers:

The Shadow Whip (Lo, 71) – Jan 16, 2011
The Deadly Breaking Sword (Sun, 79) – Jan 16, 2011
Shaolin Intruders (Tang, 83) – Jan 16, 2011
Brave Archer and His Mate (Chang, 82) – Jan 16, 2011
Holy Flame of the Martial World (Lu, 82) – Jan 16, 2011
Journey of the Doomed (Cha, 85) – Jan 16, 2011
The Flying Guillotine (Ho, 75) – Dec 20, 2012
Executioners from Shaolin (Lau, 77) – Dec 21, 2012
Killer Clans (Chor, 76) – Dec 26, 2012
Mad Monkey Kung Fu (Lau, 79) – Dec 27, 2012


And some other old Hong Kong stuff:

Dragon Gate Inn (Hu, 67) – Jan 14, 2010
Ong-Bak 2: The Beginning (Jaa & Rittikrai, 08) – Mar 06, 2010
Red Cliff (Woo, 08) – Apr 04, 2010
Return of the One-Armed Swordsman (Chang, 69) – Jul 27, 2010
Return to the 36th Chamber (Lau, 80) – Aug 21, 2010
The Eight-Diagram Pole Fighter (Lau, 84) – Oct 28, 2010
Crippled Avengers (Chang, 78) – Oct 28, 2010
The Water Margin (Chang, 72) – Oct 28, 2010
Vengeance is a Golden Blade (Ho, 69) – Oct 28, 2010
Have Sword Will Travel (Chang, 69) – Oct 28, 2010
The Wandering Swordsman (Chang, 70) – Oct 28, 2010
All Men Are Brothers (Chang, 75) – Dec 03, 2010
Brothers Five (Lo, 70) – Dec 03, 2010
Disciples of the 36th Chamber (Lau, 85) – Dec 23, 2010
Shaolin Mantis (Lau, 78) – Dec 23, 2010
Swordsman (Hu, 90) – Sep 26, 2012
Swordsman 2 (Ching, 92) – Sep 26, 2012

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