11/17/14

They Shot Pictures Ep#34: King Hu

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On this episode of They Shot Pictures, Sean and Seema are joined by Nathan Rogers-Hancock to discuss the films of Chinese filmmaker King Hu, best known for his legendary and influential wuxia films. They focus in particular on the films, Come Drink With Me (1966), The Fate of Lee Khan (1973) and Legend of the Mountain (1971).

Sean writes about all things film on this here blog and is also on twitter @theendofcinema.

Seema is attempting to chronicle her film viewings on letterboxd and is also on twitter @wormatwork.

Nathan can also be found on letterboxd as well as on twitter @nrogershancock.

 

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06/25/14

They Shot Pictures Ep#32: Lau Kar-leung

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Sean is joined by Matt Lynch and CJ Roy to talk about Hong Kong director Lau Kar-leung, the man behind many of the greatest kung fu films of the Shaw Brothers era. They cover pretty much his whole career, with many digressions on martial arts cinema in general, but focus especially on three of his best films: Dirty Ho (1979), My Young Auntie (1981) and Eight-Diagram Pole Fighter (1984).
Sean writes about all things film on this here blog and is also on twitter @TheEndofCinema.
Matt can be found at Scarecrow Video in Seattle and on twitter @colonelmortimer.
CJ can be found in Canada, at The Vulgar Cinema and on twitter @CJRoy89.

 

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