Sonny Chiba’s 10 best movies: remembering the Japanese action film legend, who died of coronavirus complications aged 82

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Sonny Chiba’s 10 best movies: remembering the Japanese action film legend, who died of coronavirus complications aged 82

The impact of the global pandemic continues unabated with the sad news that Japanese action star Shinichi “Sonny” Chiba has died from Covid-19, aged 82.In a career spanning six decades and close to 200 film and television roles, Chiba was one of Japan’s biggest stars and continued working right up until his death. Fans of contemporary Hong Kong cinema will probably remember him playing the villain Lord Conqueror in The Storm Riders (1998), an effects-heavy martial arts movie.A black belt in six…

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