(From left) Sammo Hung, Leung Kar-yan and Fanny Wang in a scene from The Victim (1980), which may or may not be screened at the 2019 Old School Kung Fu Fest in New York, the US.

New York kung fu festival to show why Asian martial arts films found an audience in America

  • Old School Kung Fu Fest in New York takes place on May 3-4, and plans to celebrate the fun that’s always existed in martial arts films
  • It will show seven in total, opening with Sonny Chiba’s 1976 Dragon Princess, but the other six will be mystery screenings
Topic |   Chinese language cinema

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(From left) Sammo Hung, Leung Kar-yan and Fanny Wang in a scene from The Victim (1980), which may or may not be screened at the 2019 Old School Kung Fu Fest in New York, the US.
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Scarlett Johansson as Black Widow/Natasha Romanoff and Chris Evans as Captain America/Steve Rogers in a still from Avengers: Endgame (category IIA), directed by Anthony Russo and Joe Russo.

Avengers: Endgame film review – Marvel’s Infinity Saga reaches its perfect conclusion

  • The Marvel Cinematic Universe franchise wraps up with a three-hour masterpiece of irreverent humour, action and emotion
  • The Russo brothers managed to close more than two dozen character arcs with stunning efficiency
Topic |   American films

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Scarlett Johansson as Black Widow/Natasha Romanoff and Chris Evans as Captain America/Steve Rogers in a still from Avengers: Endgame (category IIA), directed by Anthony Russo and Joe Russo.
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