Twenty-nine years after the uneven Kung Fu Cult Master <倚天屠龍記之魔教教主> left us hanging with only half the story, Wong Jing is finally given the second chance to revive the classic Jin Yong’s (Louis Cha) story of The Heaven Sword and Dragon Sabre.
Continue reading New Kung Fu Cult Master 1 倚天屠龍記之九陽神功 (2022) Review
Twenty-five years ago today, the Jackie Chan-starred Mr. Nice Guy <一個好人> ruled the Hong Kong box office as the highest-grossing local movie of 1997 at HK$45.4 million, upstaging the likes of Jet Li in Once Upon A Time In China & America <黃飛鴻之西域雄獅> (HK$30.2 million) and Stephen Chow in Lawyer, Lawyer <算死草> (HK$27.1 million).
Continue reading 25 Years Later: Mr. Nice Guy 一個好人 (1997)
Wong Jing’s upcoming big-budget remake of Kung Fu Cult Master <倚天屠龍記之魔教教主> is split into a two-part saga and will be released on January 31 and February 3, 2022 respectively. But this isn’t the first time Wong Jing adapted Jin Yong’s (Louis Cha) classic wuxia novel, The Heaven Sword and Dragon Sabre.
Continue reading Revisiting Kung Fu Cult Master 倚天屠龍記之魔教教主 (1993)