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Hong Kong Legends Forthcoming Releases

We now have the release dates from Hong Kong Legends for January to March, with full details available for those titles released in the first two months of the year...

January 21st sees the following releases...

Hong Kong 1941 - Now restored and re-mastered for the first time in the UK, director Po-Chih Leong's acclaimed masterpiece tells the story of three friends attempting to escape Hong Kong in the aftermath of the Japanese invasion. Screen legend Chow Yun-fat carried off the 'Best Actor' award at the 1984 Golden Horse Awards for his stunning central performance, and cameraman Brian Lai won the award for 'Best Cinematography'. A genre masterpiece!

  • Digitally re-mastered and restored Anamorphic Widescreen Transfer
  • Cantonese & English DD5.1 Audio with Optional English Subtitles
  • Feature length Audio Commentary with Hong Kong cinema expert Bey Logan
  • Interview Gallery with Director Po-Chih Leong, leading man Chow Yun-Fat and leading lady Cecilia Yip
  • Animated Biography Showcase
  • Original Theatrical Trailer & UK Promotional Trailer
Once Upon A Time in China 3 - Starring Jet Li the explosive star of Romeo Must Die and Kiss Of The Dragon, Once Upon A Time In China 3 was a Hong Kong box office smash hit.

  • Digitally re-mastered and restored Anamorphic Widescreen Transfer
  • Cantonese and English Dolby Digital 5.1 Audio remastered from the original audio elements with optional English Subtitles
  • Feature length Audio Commentary with Hong Kong cinema expert Bey Logan
  • Animated Biography Showcase for Jet Li & Rosamund Kwan
  • Interview Gallery with leading lady Rosamund Kwan & producer/director Tsui Hark
  • Behind the scenes footage
  • Original Theatrical Trailer & UK Promotional Trailer
February 25th sees the second HKL Platinum Edition alongside another fine standard SE release...

Police Assassins (aka Yes Madam!) - An exhilarating, suspenseful action-comedy combining elements of high-jinks and a sense of style, Police Assassins showcases the copious talents of undisputed Queens of Action-Cinema, Michelle Yeoh and Cynthia Rothrock, as they unite to combat the dark forces of the powerful Hong Kong Underworld.

  • Digitally re-mastered and restored Anamorphic Transfer
  • Cantonese DD5.1 Audio with Optional English Subtitles
  • Interview Gallery with leading ladies Michelle Yeoh and Cynthia Rothrock
  • Interview with HK Stunt Guru Eddie Maher
  • Animated Biography Showcase
  • Original Theatrical Trailer & UK Promotional Trailer
Red Wolf Platinum Edition - Directed and choreographed by Yuen Woo-ping, action-director of The Matrix, Crouching Tiger, Hidden Dragon and Iron Monkey. Following the tragic death of his wife, a top undercover police officer, played by Jackie Chan screen-partner Kenny Ho, resigns from the force to take up a position as chief security officer on a luxury cruise liner. When the ship falls victim to a sophisticated terrorist sting operation, instigated by the men under his command, he must fight to keep himself and the other passengers alive! The DVD includes over 3 hours of extra features.

  • Restored and digitally re-mastered Anamorphic Widescreen Transfer
  • Cantonese DD5.1 Audio with Optional English Subtitles
  • Feature Length Audio commentary with Hong Kong Cinema expert Bey Logan and leading lady Christy Chung
  • Interview Gallery with leading ladies Christy Chung and Elaine Lui
  • Glamour photo archive with Christy Chung and Elaine Lui
  • Interview Gallery with Bobby Samuels and Steve Brettingham
  • Fight choreography workshop with Red Wolf's Ngai Sing
  • Coverage of Red Wolf US Premiere
  • Heromakers: Behind-the-scenes with Hong Kong's leading stuntmen
  • Animated Biography Showcase for Director Yuen Woo-ping
  • Trailer Archive
  • Trailers for forthcoming HKL Attractions including Police Assassins, Ninja in the Dragon's Den, Naked Killer and Police Story 2
Coming on the 25th March are a further two titles but at this time we have no information on their releases except the now standard Restored and re-mastered Anamorphic Widescreen Transfers and Original Language Audio Tracks that HKL always treat us too.

Ninja In The Dragon's Den - Directed by Corey Yuen and starring Hwang Jang-Lee
Police Story 2 - A personal favourite of mine this is Jackie Chan's explosive follow-up to Police Story.

All titles retail at £19.99 with the exception of the 2-disc Platinum Edition of Red Wolf which retails at the slightly higher price-point of £24.99.

Last updated: 24/05/2018 02:31:23

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