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Kung fu films make inroad into mainland with touring show

Men and women flying with swords in hand amid bamboo trees swaying in the wind are images from kung fu films that many Chinese born in the 1970s and ’80s still cherish. But for the later generations, who missed them on the big screen, an ongoing show titled Flashing Swords, Flickering Shadows – a Revisit […]

Turtle Power! See The Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles In Action In The First Trailer

Turtle Power! See The Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles In Action In The First Trailer

By: Sean OConnell on March 27, 2014 at 1:26PM   Hollywood loves mining our past entertainments for nostalgic purposes. Transformers and Hot Wheels are just two examples of previous toy- and cartoon-based franchises that have happened, or will happen…

Run Run Shaw, father of the kung fu film, dies aged 106

Run Run Shaw, father of the kung fu film, dies aged 106

Run Run Shaw, the billionaire film pioneer hailed as the inventor of the kung fu genre and who launched a media empire that stretched from Hong Kong to Hollywood, died Tuesday at the age of 106. The colourful mogul, whose flagship Shaw Brothers Studio…