Buddha Palm Vogue Dress Pattern by achillesgirl 2014

Buddha Palm 1966 Vogue Pattern

    I recently found this old Vogue sewing pattern on eBay.  Serendipity!!  I love to sew and I love the 1964 ”如来神掌/Palm of Ru Lai/Buddha Palm” wuxia series, so of course I was overjoyed to find this beautiful embroidered summer dress pattern.   After my discovery of this sewing pattern, …

Wang Lung Wei - 打擂台 - Flash future Kung Fu - Kirk Wong - 1983-4 - zombie robots

Flash Future Kung Fu / 打擂台 – The Missing Subtitles and Other Nerdly Points of Interest

Most Hong Kong cinema fans know Kirk Wong’s 1983 film “Flash Future Kung Fu“.  They know that the Ocean Shores English-dubbed DVD is the only current available version.  And they know it is cropped, faded, heavily edited uber-crap.  While I don’t want anyone to see this version, I know it is the one …