Just what it says on the box: legendary producer (with his brother, of course) Run Run Shaw has died at the impressive age of 106.
For decades the Shaw Brothers were a force to be reckoned with in the world of cheap & popular Hong Kong cinema. This filmography will show you exactly how prolific and influential they were.
This New York Times article has a pretty decent summary of his life and work.
And here is a clip from one of my favorite Shaw Brothers films, The Five Deadly Venoms.
Love them, hate them or don’t really care, there’s no denying just how important the Shaw Brothers were to world cinema.