Last Hurrah for Chivalry
Last Hurrah for Chivalry (1979)

This 1978 martial arts film by director John Woo was wrapped nearly 20 years before 1997's Face/Off would bring him mainstream acceptance in Hollywood. His star was rising already in this routine story enhanced by his characteristic… More

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Rated: Unrated
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Release Date: November 22, 1979
DVD Release Date: July 24, 2007
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Fernando F. Croce

Woo instills Chang Cheh's tutelage with his own obsessions, and ushers action cinema into the new decade

Jeffrey M. Anderson
Combustible Celluloid

The half-dozen great set pieces (including one in a room full of candles) make this one worth a try, at least for fans.

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Marty Mapes
Movie Habit

Made by John Woo before he became synonymous with modern Hong Kong gangster movies

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Tsubaki Sanjuro
Early stuff from Woo, already showing the themes common in his future films, friendship and loyalty. Five Venoms star Wei Bai (the snake) plays the main lead… More