Once again, stealing from Dan Halstead’s release because he’s just better at this sort of thing than I am:
Wednesday at 7:00 pm at the Hollywood Theatre, The Grindhouse Film Festival presents the only known 35mm print of the Shaw Brothers kung fu masterpiece FIVE ELEMENT NINJAS! This movie is funky, violent, homoerotic, and mind-blowingly amazing. It’s one of the coolest movies ever made. Don’t miss this chance to see it on the big screen for the first time in over 25 years.
FIVE ELEMENT NINJAS (aka CHINESE SUPER NINJAS) (1982) Two warring clans challenge each other to a tournament, employing a wide array of insane martial arts weaponry. The losing clan seeks revenge by hiring the Five Element Ninjas to kill their rivals. The Five Elements (Gold, Water, Wood, Fire, and Earth) massacre everyone in ultra-violent funkdafied fashion and prove to be unstoppable. When they turn on their employers, it’s up to some young warriors to learn the art of the ninja in order to destroy them. Extremely gory and packed with kung fu excitement, this movie is incredibly entertaining. Directed by Chang Cheh, starring the Venom Mob, and presented in Shaw Scope.
Buy advance tickets and watch the trailer on the website: www.grindhousefilmfest.com