Lin Gengxin as the invincible Third Master in Sword Master (category: IIB), directed by Derek Yee.

Film review: Sword Master – Derek Yee remakes Shaw Brothers classic Death Duel as martial arts spectacle

Yee’s reinvention of that freewheeling original is a far slicker affair and has more believable characters, making it one of the best Chinese-language remakes of recent times

Topic |   Chinese language cinema

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Lin Gengxin as the invincible Third Master in Sword Master (category: IIB), directed by Derek Yee.
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Edmund Lee

Edmund Lee

Edmund Lee is the film editor of the Post. Before joining the Culture desk in 2013, he was the arts and culture editor of Time Out Hong Kong. Since he graduated in English and Comparative Literature, Edmund has also studied law and written an MPhil thesis on Hirokazu Koreeda. He is on a masochistic mission to review every Hong Kong film being released.