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Funimation

DVD review: Supreme Swordsman (Funimation)
A Shaw Brothers wuxiapian from the 1980s, Supreme Swordsman fails on many levels but still manages to entertain, thanks to a stellar cast and decent action. Sylvia delves into the film flaws and lists the DVD merits.
 
Author(s) : Sylvia Rorem
Date : 18/4/2011
Type(s) : DVD Review
 
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Movies : The Supreme Swordsman Page : 1  

DVD review: Bastard Swordsman (Funimation)
A wuxiapian from the early 1980s and with the same supersonic action scenes and fun sfx as in Zu or Holy Flame of the Martial World, Bastard Swordsman delivers its fair share of entertainment. Sylvia Rorem delves into the film’s craziness and discusses the merits of the Funimation DVD, the only video edition of the film available in North America.
 
Author(s) : Sylvia Rorem
Date : 27/3/2011
Type(s) : DVD Review
 
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DVD Review : Soul of the Sword
Director Hua Shan deftly blends hyperkinetic fights with a satisfying and engaging plot in Soul of the Sword (1978). Sylvia reviews the Shaw Brothers film and comments on the DVD released by Funimation in North America.
 
Author(s) : Sylvia Rorem
Date : 9/12/2010
Type(s) : DVD Review
 
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Movies : Soul Of The Sword Page : 1  

DVD review: Shaolin Rescuers (Funimation)
Shaolin Rescuers is an energic and playful entry in the Venoms sub-genre created by Chang Cheh. Unfortunately, the film offers rarely more than just fights and acrobatics back to back. Sylvia comments on the film and the DVD released in North America by Funimation.
 
Author(s) : Sylvia Rorem
Date : 3/11/2010
Type(s) : DVD Review
 
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Movies : Shaolin Rescuers Page : 1  

DVD review: Shaolin Prince (Funimation)
Shaolin Prince is a light and fun visual kung fu feast with a well-chosen Shaw Brothers cast romping through a dark story and a lot of strenuous action. Funimation released the DVD in North America and Sylvia tells the tale.
 
Author(s) : Sylvia Rorem
Date : 17/9/2010
Type(s) : DVD Review
 
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Movies : Shaolin Prince Page : 1  

Test DVD : The Duel (Funimation)
The Duel followed hot on the heels of Chang’s Vengeance! Although nowhere near as lean, mean or powerful as it predecessor, The Duel features Ti Lung and David Chiang knee-deep in gallons of tomato-red blood. Sylva reviews the film and the Region-1 DVD.
 
Author(s) : Sylvia Rorem
Date : 14/8/2010
Type(s) : DVD Review, Review
 
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  1 page(s) in this article.
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Movies : The Duel Page : 1  
Lexic : Yanggang Page : 1  

Test DVD : Hong Kong Godfather (Funimation)
Johnny Wang Lung Wei’s violent and bloody Hong Kong Godfather has finally been remastered and released in its full, uncut, original Cantonese glory. Sylvia comments on the massacre.
 
Author(s) : Sylvia Rorem
Date : 30/7/2010
Type(s) : DVD Review, Review
 
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  1 page(s) in this article.
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Movies : Hong Kong Godfather Page : 1  

DVD review: Shaolin Handlock (Funimation)
Shaolin Handlock is a fun 1978 Shaw Brothers film that tells a traditional kung fu tale in a modern way. Sylvia discusses the merits of the film and the DVD.
 
Author(s) : Sylvia Rorem
Date : 27/7/2010
Type(s) : DVD Review, Review
 
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Movies : Shaolin Hand Lock Page : 1  

DVD review: Invincible Shaolin (Funimation)
Invincible Shaolin, another Venoms offer from Chang Cheh, was re-released in the US by Funimation in June 2010. Here is Sylvia's take on this action packed kung fu film.
 
Author(s) : Sylvia Rorem
Date : 27/6/2010
Type(s) : DVD Review, Review
 
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Movies : Invincible Shaolin Page : 1  

DVD review: Opium and the Kung Fu Master (Funimation)
Opium and the Kung Fu Master, re-released in the US on DVD by Funimation in April 2010, is a rather elegant, fully entertaining Shaw Brothers kung fu drama. Sylvia discusses how satisfying this kung fu pian is.
 
Author(s) : Sylvia Rorem
Date : 26/6/2010
Type(s) : DVD Review, Review
 
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Movies : Opium And The Kung Fu Master Page : 1  

DVD review: The 14 Amazons (Funimation)
The classic Shaw Brothers epic The Fourteen Amazons is finally released stateside by Funimation/Celestial. Sylvia discusses the merits of the film and the DVD.
 
Author(s) : Sylvia Rorem
Date : 1/6/2010
Type(s) : DVD Review, Review
 
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Movies : The Fourteen Amazons Page : 1  


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