Sunday, November 30, 2008

Giveaway Contest!

Our friends at Podcast on Fire are having a Christmas Extravaganza Competition and giving away Shelf Life Clothing T-Shirts & Posters, as well as some Hong Kong movie magazines and DVDs!

Head over to their site and test your knowledge of Hong Kong movies in order to win!
It's a pretty fun challenge for Asian Cinema fans!

Here's the link:

Tuesday, November 18, 2008

Sammo Hung needs to get paid!

The Hollywood Reporter reports that Sammo Hung, the vastly underrated Hong Kong star/director/producer/choreographer/talent responsible for dozens and dozens of my favorite movies, is in negotiations to fight some sort of supermonkeys in an upcoming American film directed by Kevin Munroe. Maybe some new exposure will help Sammo's legend grow in the U.S., where he's woefully under-appreciated. Sammo's the equal of Jackie Chan and Yuen Woo Ping (combined!) and should be working on some major projects!

Here's the Hollywood Reporter story!

If you've never seen Sammo in his true Hong Kong glory, do yourself a favor and check out some of his movies!

And let's not forget Sammo's comic sensibilities, here directing the amazing Richard Ng, who thinks he's invisible, but is really just naked:

Monday, November 10, 2008

Jackie Chan Office Tour

Jackie Chan sent this video to members of his American fan club in 1996, when there were only a few members. It's a personal and pretty entertaining tour of his Hong Kong offices:

Here's a more recent tour of his secret Hong Kong apartment/Batcave: