‘Legendary Weapons of China‘ directed by Lau Kar-leung is a Shaw Brothers classic martial arts film from 1982 that was recently released on Blu-ray from 88 Films. ‘Legendary Weapons of China’ stars Gordon Liu, Hsiao Hou, Lau Kar-leung, Kara Wai, Alexander Fu Sheng and more!
Firstly, prepare for a goofy and entertaining fight featuring Alexander Fu Sheng, who finds himself controlled by a voodoo doll, adding a touch of the supernatural to the martial arts mix. The second and perhaps most thrilling element is the grand finale, a spectacular battle showcasing an array of martial arts weapons. This climactic showdown serves as a visual feast, displaying the prowess of various weapons in the hands of skilled martial artists.
The film reaches its pinnacle in the final confrontation, a memorable duel between Lau Kar-leung and Lau Kar-wing, who happen to be brothers in real life. This brotherly clash adds a layer of authenticity to the martial arts spectacle, leaving audiences in awe of the skills and choreography on display.
Despite any narrative complexities, ‘Legendary Weapons of China’ stands out as a testament to the prowess of its director and the martial arts mastery of its cast.