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Challenge of The Masters (Shaw Brothers)
Challenge of The Masters
Shaw Brothers
Actor: Gordon Liu
Director: Lau Kar Leung
Genres: Action & Adventure, Indie & Art House
UR     2008     1hr 32min

Studio: Media Blasters Inc. Release Date: 07/29/2008


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Actor: Gordon Liu
Director: Lau Kar Leung
Genres: Action & Adventure, Indie & Art House
Sub-Genres: Martial Arts, Indie & Art House
Studio: Tokyo Shock
Format: DVD - Color - Dubbed,Subtitled
DVD Release Date: 07/29/2008
Original Release Date: 01/01/1976
Theatrical Release Date: 00/00/1976
Release Year: 2008
Run Time: 1hr 32min
Screens: Color
Number of Discs: 1
SwapaDVD Credits: 1
Total Copies: 0
Members Wishing: 1
MPAA Rating: Unrated
Languages: English
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Movie Reviews

More forgiveness, less aggression
Michael W. Jaworski | Fairfield, NJ USA | 01/14/2009
(5 out of 5 stars)

"Definitely deserves five stars. Liu Chia-Liang (Lau Kar-Leung)'s second directorial feature is amazing, it's also one of the few films where all three Liu brothers are in it. I would probably rank this as my third favorite Liu Chia-Liang film; right below my all-time fave "The 36th Chamber of Shaolin" & "Heroes of the East." Great fu (the weapons used in the film were real) especially the fights between the Liu brothers, and a bunch of cameos. Tokyo Shock did a fabulous job restoring this gem; remastered, widescreen, well done subtitles and your choice of audio (Mandarin, Cantonese & English). The interview with Chen Kuan-Tai was awesome & informative. Although the whole movie is great; for me, the meat of the movie is the teacher/student relationship between Chen Kuan-Tai & Gordon Liu. I've seen plenty of martial arts pictures (just check out my reviews), but I've never seen that teacher/student aspect done with more emotion and heartfelt sincerity; "More forgiveness, less aggression." (quote from the subtitled track)."
Digitally remastered
Kung Fu Lover | Ann Arbor, MI | 10/07/2008
(5 out of 5 stars)

"This is an awesome kung fu movie with a classic premise. Gordon Liu is totally amazing as usual. The quality of the movie is really good - its been digitally remastered - awesome picture compared to some kung fu movies."
Right on morgoth !!!
David Brown III | gloucester, MA. USA | 09/17/2008
(5 out of 5 stars)

"You nailed it. Those Chen Kuan Tai inspirational speeches are awesome in this film and coming from Chen Kuan Tai, you know it! My favorite from him is the last one he delivers to Gordon Liu, " Hung Fei, not only are you skilled at kung fu you have the right humility. This virtue is much more important than kung fu excellence. When you've beaten your opponent, you've only beaten him in a physical match, but if you can win that man's heart... well then. That is the way real kung fu should be, forgive men and forbear! Hung Fei, never forget your humility and kindness. Awesome english dubbs. Also that showdown between Liu Chia Liang and Liu Chia Yung is priceless in it's own right!"