The Valiant Ones

The Valiant Ones (Zhong lie tu) (1975)

The Valiant Ones (Zhong lie tu) is available on Blu-ray from 27 May via Eureka! Video “We didn’t know we were in the same line of business,” says a brigand who, posing as a mobile drink vendor, turns on his customers in the woods, only to be outfought by them and overpowered. In fact Colonel…

A Touch Of Zen (1971), Last Shift (2014)

A Touch of Zen/Last Shift first published by Little White Lies as the second part of my Cinema Psychotronicum column King Hu’s A Touch of Zen and Anthony DiBlasi’s Last Shift might seem literally worlds apart in terms of their provenance, period, duration and genre. After all, the former is an epic wuxia from Taiwan released in 1970…