The Battle Wizard (1977)

Directed by Hsueh-Li Pao, starring Danny Lee, Ni Tien, Chen-Chi Lin and Shao-Chia Chen. Saying that this Shaw Brothers movie, based loosely on the novel ‘Demi-Gods and Semi-Devils’, is off the wall is no understatement… The pre-credit sequence features the Emperor’s brother sending light beams from his fingers to shoot off the legs of hisContinue reading “The Battle Wizard (1977)”

The Oily Maniac (1976)

Directed by Meng-Hua Ho.Starring Danny Lee, Ping Chen, Lily Li, Lun Hua, Hsieh Wang and Angela Yu Chien. Written by Lam Chua (as Tsai Lan), this Malaysia-set story revolves around disabled seeker of justice Sheng Yung, who works for a law firm and finds himself compelled to use a spell that turns him into aContinue reading “The Oily Maniac (1976)”