Angela Yu Chien

Poster for the movie "The Web of Death"

The Web of Death

It’s back to the Shaolin Monastery for one of the most unusual action-paced tales to invade its hallowed halls. Lo Lieh is the ringleader of the Snake Sect, intent on reviving a deadly faction known as the “Five Poison Web.” In order to do so, he has an affair with the sexy ringleader of the Scorpion Sect, Angela Yu Chien. However, there is also the Centipede Sect to contend with, as well as other assorted … Read more

Poster for the movie "The Blue and the Black"

The Blue and the Black

It’s a powerful melodrama about a thwarted romance in 1930s Tientsin, China, during the Japanese occupation, and it stars Linda Lin Dai, one of the era’s most popular stars. It was part of Golden Horse’s 100 Greatest Chinese-Language Films.

Poster for the movie ""

My Name Ain’t Suzie

The Suzie in the title refers to The World Of Suzy Wong, a great novel by British author Richard Mason which was made into a terrible Hollywood movie in 1960. Like Suzy, Shu Mei goes to work in a bar in Wanchai around the late 1950s, where sailors and foreign money are plentiful. But there isn’t much similarity beyond this.

Poster for the movie "Cave of the Silken Web"

Cave of the Silken Web

Monkey King, Pig and Friar Sand must rescue his master Buddhist monk from seven witches / spiders who believe themselves to be immortal if they eat the monk’s flesh. The third part of the Shaw Brothers film series about Monkey King after the novel “Journey to the West.”