Film Review

Best of the Martial Arts Films, The

Year: 1990

Directed by: Sandra Weintraub

Cynthia Rothrock: is featured fairly prominently. There are clips of her in action (in Hong Kong movies!), as well as short interview sequences.

Other Players: Narrated by John Saxon, with clips from Jackie Chan, Samo Hung, Yeun Biao, Bruce Lee, and several others.

Plot Synopsis: A pseudo-documentary overview of HK martial arts movies. Very interesting in a "greatest hits" kind of way. It really makes you want to see some of the films (which are, of course, extremely difficult to find). Lots of information about the actors themselves.

General Impressions: I liked it a lot, but the "tease" factor was tough to take at times.

Watch It?: Yes, but you may end up frustrated.