Sing, a hapless wannabe gangster, must overcome his inability to wield a knife and demonstrate his mettle in order to become a member of the notorious Axe Gang. The gang itself wants to reign supreme by occupying Hong Kong’s most coveted territory; Pig’s Sty Alley, a sacred street protected by an unlikely cast of characters,… Continue reading KUNG FU HUSTLE

Hong Kong Kung Fu

Hong Kong and its kung fu movies, it’s like Belgium and mashed potatoes with carrots: one’s not possible without the other! They became popular in the seventies, thanks to heroes of the tatami like Bruce Lee, Jackie Chan or Sammo Hung, and got an upgrade through Tsui Hark’s beloved wu xia pan. The genre now… Continue reading Hong Kong Kung Fu