Farz, Aankhen, and the Influence of James Bond on Indian Cinema
Black Rose takes the female-centric swashbuckling of early wuxia cinema and the heroics of Chinese folklore and places them in a contemporary urban setting.
Temptress of a Thousand Faces
A flashy Shaw Brothers thriller influenced by James Bond style and the French Fantomas films
A wild Hong Kong 1960s espionage caper featuring judo, femme fatales, minions in gold foil jumpsuits, and a truly fab villain with a fab layer
Nikkatsu superstars on loan to Hong Kong's Shaw Brothers can't help but outshine Jimmy Wang Yu in this average espionage thriller.
The Dark Heroine Muk Lan-fa Trilogy
Three excellent "Jane Bond" films from Hong Kong pit masked vigilante sisters against the international criminal underworld.
If you've seen a James Bond movie, you know exactly what tropes Altin Cocuk holds in store.
Maybe once in a while you'd like to get your dose of '60s secret agent cool in the form of a slow drip, rather than a mainline injection.
Tony Falcon, Agent X-44: Sabotage
Legendary Filipino action star Tony Ferrer stars as legendary Filipino action spy Tony Falcon