Tag Archives: Hong Kong


 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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Naked Killer

Naked Killer exists on the tamer end of the Cat III spectrum. Its sex and violence doesn’t go far beyond what you’d see in the kind of direct to cable erotic thrillers that Cinemax was showing at the time.

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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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