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    B-MOVIE BINGO: ANGEL OF FURY

    ANGEL OF FURY (1992)
    Showing Tuesday 2/6/2018 at The Hollywood Theatre

    Hell has no fury… like a security firm courier scorned! International martial arts star Cynthia Rothrock is Nancy Bolan, whose sole mission is to deliver a top-secret computer for a large security organization. Housed within a silver briefcase, the computer’s purpose is unknown. Enter “Bolt” (aka “Zartan”), who is referred to as “The Terrorist Who Strikes Like Lightning”.  He also happens to be a master of disguise and a beefcake. It turns out that he wants the computer too, and is hot on Nancy’s trail, intercepting her multiple ingenious, and yet failure-prone delivery attempts. The venerable Peter O’Brian, best known for his career-defining roles as The Stabilizer and Rambu, chews up the scenery as Bolt, in his sixth and final film role before returning to his previous life as an English teacher.

    Rothrock is in top form as a tough, “I’m gonna kill you”, no-nonsense agent. Things to watch out for include: a post-computer delivery failure shopping spree, Rothrock’s insane, indescribable kick from a dirt bike through a van’s windshield (and then back again), bizarre editing and dialogue, guys who don’t know how to hold guns, and Peter O’Brian’s face. This movie is PURE BINGO!!!!

    One thing that we like about this movie is that the screenplay was written by Chris Mitchum, son of Robert Mitchum!

     

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    B-MOVIE BINGO: ABOVE THE LAW

    ABOVE THE LAW (1986)
    Showing Tuesday 9/5/2017 at The Hollywood Theatre

    Yuen Biao (EASTERN CONDORS, WHEELS ON MEALS) and Cynthia Rothrock (CHINA O’BRIEN, LADY DRAGON) star in this explosive action thriller classic, easily their finest work and also known as RIGHTING WRONGS. Yuen is a mild-mannered prosecutor who takes the law into his own hands, when the justice system fails to capture the most notorious criminals. As the police assign a tough gutsy inspector (Rothrock) to stop Yuen’s vigilante hunting out of court, another murder brings them together in the search for the real killer, who may or may not be one of their own! Already an instant classic among Hong Kong action fans, ABOVE THE LAW is filled with some of the best fight scenes ever filmed, and a hair-raising stunt finale that has yet to be surpassed!
     
    Directed by Corey Yuen (NO RETREAT NO SURRENDER, LETHAL LADY). 
     
    Here’s the trailer!

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    B-MOVIE BINGO: LADY DRAGON

    LADY DRAGON (1992)
    Showing Wednesday 7/5/2017 at The Hollywood Theatre

    Kathy Gallager (Cynthia Rothrock) is out to avenge her husband’s killer. Captured by her enemy, she is left for dead, until an old master heals her body and spirit with care and wisdom. He teachers her unorthodox techniques – the ways of the dragon and creates and invincible fighting machine – A LADY DRAGON.

    Equipped with this new force, she sets a showdown with her nemesis. It gives her the opportunity for revenge and above all, her last chance to prove herself. She is out to seek revenge the only way she knows. Directed by David Worth (RAPTOR ISLAND, NEVER TOO YOUNG TO DIE).

    Check out the trailer:

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    B-MOVIE BINGO: TIGER CLAWS 2

    TIGER CLAWS 2
    Showing Tuesday 3/7/17 at The Hollywood Theatre

    Jalal Merhi (TIGER CLAWS, FEARLESS TIGER) was a successful Toronto jeweler and amateur martial artist who sold his business in the late 80s… and used the money to finance a string of movies he starred in and produced. TIGER CLAWS 2 was one of those movies, with Cynthia Rothrock (LADY DRAGON, MAGIC CRYSTAL) and Bolo Yeung (BLOODSPORT, TC 2000) reprising their roles. This time around, Merhi and Rothrock are called upon to take down the evil gangster Dai Lo Fu, who is attempting to smuggle weapons back in time through a portal underneath San Francisco. Directed by J. Stephen Maunder (TC 2000, TIGER CLAWS).

    From the back of the VHS box:

    New York detectives Richards (Jalal Merhi) and Masterson (Cynthia Rothrock) reunite to pursue escaped serial killer Chong (Bolo Yeung) into the ancient caverns beneath San Francisco’s Chinatown on the eve of the Chinese New Year.

    In a deadly race against time, Richards and Masterson find themselves captured by Chong and his brother, the nefarious underground Chinatown leader Dai Lo Fu (Han Soo Ong), as they prepare for a ritual that will bring forth deadly consequences. 

    Escaping through secret halls built by the ancients, Richards and Masterson confront their enemies in a battle filled with spectacular gunfights and breath-taking martial arts. 

     

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    B-MOVIE BINGO: THE MAGIC CRYSTAL

    THE MAGIC CRYSTAL (1986)
    Showing Tuesday 8/2/2016 at The Hollywood Theatre

    While searching for a missing friend in Greece, jewel thief Andy Lau and his young son, Pin-Pin, stumble upon a plot involving KBG and Interpol agents, and a mysterious, glowing green crystal from space. They find their friend, Shen, in Athens being pursued because of this crystal, which he discreetly slips in Pin-Pin’s backpack. After discovering the glowing green rock in his pack, Pin-Pin soon finds himself able to communicate with it telepathically. The crystal houses the essence of an ancient extraterrestrial, and demonstrates a variety of super powers, including the ability to manipulate the thoughts and behavior of those nearby. It’s like combining The Force, a green light saber and E.T., and then making that into a lumpy green rock. Imagine how desirable a lumpy green rock with these powers would be to a devious mind!

    They form a bond and become friends, and find themselves caught between a villainous KGB agent, played by martial arts wizard Richard Norton, and a team of Interpol agents, led by our favorite heroine, Cynthia Rothrock. Only by working together can the friends of the Magic Crystal help it achieve its final destiny! Directed by Wong Jing.