Warning: This is a BOOK REVIEW. Sorry to disappoint you. ;p

Sex and Zen & a Bullet in the Head, by Stefan Hammond and Mike Williams, with an introduction by Jackie Chan. Trade paperback, ISBN: 0684803410

Good introduction to modern Hong Kong action cinema, written by fans rather than academics or critics. Synopses of over 200 films, thus a good guide to delving into the local video store. Serious aficionados will probably not find anything here they didn't know, but if you've seen a couple of non-Hollywood John Woo movies and are intrigued, this is a good book to pick up. As indicated, it's not going to be covering the entire range of Hong Kong film, just things by people like Tsui Hark and John Woo--no chick flicks, few historical epics, etc. Just don't get the idea that's all there is to HK and Chinese film.

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