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SBS: 16 Chinese/HK films on TV over February

SBS TWO have scheduled a treat for us over the next month, starting tomorrow: sixteen films spanning modern Chinese film history, from King Hu’s wuxia film for Shaw Brothers Come Drink With Me in the late sixties to Benny Chan’s Shaolin from 2011.

It’s a big plate of crowd-pleasing mostly action films, with a large helping of Jackie Chan and Jet Li films, but that suits us at HC just fine — we’ve seen and loved all of these over … (read more)

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ONE showing old-school flicks this weekend

Snake in the Eagle's Shadow

Our own Tom pointed out that Channel Ten’s mostly-sports channel ONE is making the best of their time slots that compete with Olympics coverage, and serving up some Hong Kong classics this weekend on free-to-air TV:… (read more)

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Madman and the ABC screening anime on iView

Akira

Via Madman’s blog comes the news that they’ve teamed up with the ABC’s iView service to bring Aussies a bunch of exclusive screenings for what looks like at least the next month or so. The goodies are:

episodes of Eden of the East;
episodes of Mobile Suit Gundam 00;
episodes of Samurai Champloo;
… and one big feature: Akira!

Check ’em out before they disappear!… (read more)

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