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Old 04-15-2012, 10:00 PM   #11
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As long as they keep releasing titles, I'm happy. They do need to pickup the pace.
What was the last kung fu title they released?
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Old 04-15-2012, 10:26 PM   #12
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What was the last kung fu title they released?
I think it was either Iron Bodyguard or Lion Vs Lion - last summer?
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Old 04-16-2012, 03:21 AM   #13
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What's the point of re-releasing stuff on blu ray when they have unreleased films?
Logic would dictate they release the DVD and BD versions at the same time. Problem solved.
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Old 04-16-2012, 06:26 PM   #14
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What was the last kung fu title they released?
If you are interested I keep track of all the R1 Shaw releases here: http://kungfucinema.com/forums/showp...34&postcount=2

So yeah the latest release from them was:

June 28, 2011: Lion vs Lion (14)
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Old 04-16-2012, 06:39 PM   #15
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If you are interested I keep track of all the R1 Shaw releases here: http://kungfucinema.com/forums/showp...34&postcount=2

So yeah the latest release from them was:

June 28, 2011: Lion vs Lion (14)
And that was a god awful film!
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Old 04-16-2012, 06:47 PM   #16
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And that was a god awful film!
There were aspects of the film I really did like including the lion dancing. I found the Johnny Wang and Chin Yuet-sang fight scene excellent. I know several who really dig the giant razor fight. I enjoyed the fighting but was so-so on the plot and humor.

Mark Pollard has one of the better reviews here: http://www.kungfucinema.com/reviews/lion-vs-lion-1981
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Old 04-16-2012, 08:40 PM   #17
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Logic would dictate they release the DVD and BD versions at the same time. Problem solved.
logic would dictate that they release the DVD and if it sells well then it's worth putting the Blu-ray out

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If you are interested I keep track of all the R1 Shaw releases here: http://kungfucinema.com/forums/showp...34&postcount=2

So yeah the latest release from them was:

June 28, 2011: Lion vs Lion (14)
That really isn't promising as it's nearly a year
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There were aspects of the film I really did like including the lion dancing. I found the Johnny Wang and Chin Yuet-sang fight scene excellent. I know several who really dig the giant razor fight. I enjoyed the fighting but was so-so on the plot and humor.

Mark Pollard has one of the better reviews here: http://www.kungfucinema.com/reviews/lion-vs-lion-1981
Here's mine

LION VS LION (1981)

The first half of this Shaw comedy is pretty excruciating, with endless scenes of comedy relief (relief from what?) and yet another excuse for me to by mystified by the fact that Wang Yu (the comic star, not Jimmy) was a big star at the time, as he's really dreadful. Lo Meng does provide some great kung fu though, and when the plot actually arrives nearly an hour into the picture, things improve. The titular Lion dance occurs part way through the film, and features blatant cheating from our "heroes". The dance itself is very impressive. Later, a great fight between Wang Lung Wei and Chin Yuet Sang proves a highlight and shows what this picture SHOULD have been. The finale is a bizarre mix of half-assed Chang Cheh style heroics and half-assed jiangshi horror, which kinda sums up the film as a whole: half assed.

5/10

PS - this is yet another crap kung fu comedy where we are presented with kid penis jokes. Be warned
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Lo Meng is the main reason I bought Lion Vs. Lion. I don't really like the movie either, but there are some decent fights.
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Lo Meng is the main reason I bought Lion Vs. Lion. I don't really like the movie either, but there are some decent fights.
Lo Meng is such an incredible fighter - you can really feel the strength behind every move.
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