Tag Archives: 1966

Asia-Pol

 Despite secret lairs and spy gadgets, Asia-pol plays things straight where other Shaw Bros. espionage efforts reveled in the most outlandish sci-fi aspects of spy films.

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Ypotron

Ypotron is an airy espionage adventure with sci-fi elements and no interest in its own plot, so enamored is it instead with low-budget globe-trotting and extremely large hats.

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Golden Bat

Sonny Chiba is on hand and does have his heroic moments, but the top-billed star seems content to blend into the background and let all of the insanity just happen around him — a very sensible attitude to take.

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Golden Buddha

The Shaw Brothers take a crack at the jet-set spy genre and come up with a film full of judo, sunglasses, slinky cocktail dresses, secret lairs, gadgets, and of course a super villain in a shiny gold suit and cape.

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