How Sammo Hung expanded the martial arts movie genre with big-budget productions The Millionaires’ Express and Eastern Condors

//How Sammo Hung expanded the martial arts movie genre with big-budget productions The Millionaires’ Express and Eastern Condors

How Sammo Hung expanded the martial arts movie genre with big-budget productions The Millionaires’ Express and Eastern Condors

The Millionaires’ Express (1986) and Eastern Condors (1987) saw actor and director Sammo Hung Kam-bo expand the martial arts movie genre by raising production values radically and telling new kinds of stories.The Millionaires’ Express, conceived as a Lunar New Year film, is a kind of Chinese Western, while Eastern Condors is a fully fledged Vietnam war movie. Both films feature exotic locations, classy sets, stylish cinematography by Arthur Wong Ngok-tai, and a plethora of Hong Kong stars.The…

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