Exit The Dragon – Clones Cast Podcast

On episode #13 of The Clones Cast, Matthew and Michael tackle one of the most well distributed Bruce Li films in the west, Exit The Dragon, Enter The Tiger (Bruce Lee, Star of All Stars).  The successful podcast, an exclusive discussion to the sub genre, also includes a sound byte in English from the star,…

The Dragon, The Hero – Phillip Ko Fei

As a kid, my first experience seeing a martial arts film in its original language was in San Francisco China Town at the Great Star Theater in 1980.  The film was The Dragon, The Hero.  What pulled me into the theater of course was one of its stars, Dragon Lee, who I had already developed…

Clones and Venoms

Hong Kong holds a lot of mystique for the Kung Fu movie fan. How many iconic fight scenes and action sequences were staged on these very streets? The mountainous arena-like walls surrounding the city in themselves were familiar landmarks to us,  but once we pin-pointed specific locales for some of these now classic films, you could…

The Hong Kong Connection

A lifetime of observation and interest has lead this once teenaged Kung Fu Movie fan from the 1980s grindhouse theater screenings to the homeland in the far east of the filmmakers that made them. I am at this moment, sitting fifteen stories above the same cement streets that many of my youthful icons battled it out…