Kung-Fu Nights Double Feature @ The Screening Room, Tucson [18 May]

Kung-Fu Nights Double Feature


16
18
May
19:00 - 22:00

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The Screening Room
127 E Congress St, Tucson, Arizona 85701
Kung-Fu Nights has returned! 2 action packed films with retro trailers, giveaways, clips, and more!
Five Fingers of Death
A blast of funky trumpets signals the beginning of what is probably THE most influential kung fu movie of all time. Edgar Wright used it as inspiration for Scott Pilgrim vs the World, Quentin Tarantino cites it as one of his all-time favorites, and it was the first kung fu movie to get a wide release in the West, paving the way for Bruce Lee’s Enter the Dragon and kicking off the international kung fu craze. If that’s not enough for you, then consider the fact that it’s got action by Lau Kar-wing (grandmaster Lau Kar-leung’s brother), who would go on to choreograph some of Hong Kong’s gre...atest hits, including Jackie Chan’s Armour of God, Ringo Lam’s Full Contact, and Tsui Hark’s Once Upon a Time in China.
Lo Lieh plays Chi-hao, an humble martial artist whose master promises he can marry his daughter if he wins an upcoming tournament. Unfortunately, the rival school is run by Master Meng, who’s mean as a snake and twice as low. His punk son has no hope of defeating anyone, so Master Meng hires a kill squad to ensure his son wins the tournament by slaughtering every single one of his opponents. They blind some, disembowel others, and to keep Chi-hao from using his Iron Palm technique, they crush his hands. But two mangled flippers don’t keep a true martial artist down, and the movie ends in a tornado of fury and revenge.
Five Element Ninjas
Five Element Ninjas is a legend amongst fans of Asian cult fare and for once, the legend lives up to the hype. the final twenty minutes is the kind of high-kicking bloodbath that is guaranteed to leave any fan of these films smiling and slackjawed. Thus, Five Element Ninjas is the kind of gloriously over-the-top blowout that every genre fan needs to see.
When a quintet of nasty ninjas hell-bent on world domination nearly massacres an entire clan, its lone survivor must take the path of revenge. He meets up with an old master well versed in the ways of the ninja. Now armed with secret knowledge and newfound friends,
he must battle the awesome power of the Five Element Ninjas, who harness the powers of gold, wood, fire, water, and earth.
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