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The Secret of the Sword

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"I've got that flying horsey in my sight" He-Man & the Masters of the Universe was a massive hit toy line and a massive hit animated TV series. He-Man ruled the airwaves in the 80s and it would only make sense to not only make a feature length theatrical film but also a new spin-off series with a new character! The film follows Price Adam/He-Man as he embarks on the search for his twin sister. Turns out that a new villain by the name of Hordak had kidnapped He-Man's twin sister shortly after birth and taken here to another dimension on a planet called Etherea. No one knows what happened to the little girl, Adora. But, with this information and with a magical sword, He-Man is on his way to find Princess Adora.  What much can be said of "The Secret of the Sword", it's not necessarily a film for cinemas as there is nothing special enough about the movie for it to warrant a theatrical release, other than the length of the film. The animation remains the

Screenshot Saturday: Dragon Lord (88 Films)


Dragon Lord was the second film that Jackie Chan directed for Golden Harvest and 88 Films has given the film its proper due with this wonderful release. We take a look at it on this week's Screenshot Saturday.

Studio: 88 Films
Release Date: January 21st, 1982 (theatrical) / August 10th, 2020 (blu-ray)
Run Time: 1 hour 36 minutes 4 seconds (original version) / 1 hour 43 minutes 8 seconds (extended version)
Region Code: B (locked)
Picture: 1080p (2.35:1 aspect ratio) (both versions)
Sound: Chinese DTS-HD Master Audio 1.0 (both versions) / Chinese DTS-HD Master Audio 1.0 (alternate track), English DTS-HD Master Audio 1.0 (classic dub), English DTS-HD Master Audio 5.1 (2003 mix)
Subtitles: English, English with simplified subs for the shuttlecock scene
Slipcover: Yes (limited)
Digital Copy: No
Starring: Jackie Chan, Ing-Sik Whang, Cam Clarke, Mars, Michael Wai-Man Chan, and Cheng Kang-Yeh
Written by Jackie Chan, Edward Tang, and Barry Wong
Directed by Jackie Chan
Rating: BBFC: 18 (martial arts violence) (both versions)

THE FILM 


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