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Saturday Matinee: The Monkey King

“The Monkey King” (2014) is a Hong Kong/Chinese fantasy film directed by Cheang Pou-soi and based on an episode of Journey to the West, a Chinese literary classic written in the Ming Dynasty by Wu Cheng’en. The film focuses on … Continue reading

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Saturday Matinee: Journey to the West

“Journey to the West” (2013) is writer/director Stephen Chow and Derek Kwok’s film adaptation of the classic 16th century Chinese novel of the same name. It chronicles the portion of the story in which young monk Xuan Zang (Zhang Wen) … Continue reading

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