3 from Hong Kong Legends
Hong Kong Legends have announced their next 3 titles due on UK Region 2 DVD in March and April. Arriving on 5th March 2007 is an early Jackie Chan vehicle directed by Lo Wei - Magnificent Bodyguards. This “Ultra-Bit Edition” features anamorphic widescreen transfer, Cantonese and English 5.1 audio, the original Cantonese Mono and optional English subtitles along with a commentary by Andrew Staton.
Next in line is another Jackie Chan title, The Protector. Arriving on 12th March this brutal action-thriller from director James Glickenhaus is presented on this “Ultra-Bit Edition” in its original USA version with anamorphic widescreen transfer, English 2.0 and 5.1 audio along with commentary by Andrew Staton.
Moving into April the erotic comedy Sex and Zen is released on the 16th and offers anamorphic widescreen transfer, Cantonese and English 5.1, the original Cantonese Mono and optional English subtitles. Extras are limited to film notes by Stefan Hammond (co-author of “Sex and Zen and A Bullet in the Head – The Essential Guide to Hong Kong’s Mind-bending Films”). This “Ultra-Bit Edition” is described as “featuring extended extra footage that further pushes the limits of what is permissible in an 18 certificate movie” and has a running time of 90-minutes (suggesting it might be fully uncut).
Retail is £16.99 each.