Get set for Lunar New Year with tales of martial arts masters. Saturdays in January on SBS ONE.
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19 Dec 2013 - 9:50 AM  UPDATED 19 Dec 2013 - 9:50 AM

DETECTIVE DEE AND THE MYSTERY OF THE PHANTOM FLAME
(Saturday January 4, 9.30pm)

Andy Lau stars in this spirited tale of an exiled detective enlisted to solve a series of mysterious deaths that threaten to delay the inauguration of Empress Wu.

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REIGN OF ASSASSINS
(Saturday January 11, 9.30pm)

Michelle Yeoh (top) plays a skilled assassin seeking redemption by transporting precious cargo back to its rightful home. She has the body of a mystical buddhist monk in her possession, and discovers hordes of assassins eager to claim it for themselves. Action master John Woo directs this lavish spectacle.

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LEGEND OF THE FIST: THE RETURN OF CHEN ZHEN
(Saturday January 18, 9.30pm)

Donnie Yen follows in the footsteps of Bruce lee and Jet Li in the role of Chen Zhen. This time the formidable fighter is a masked superhero during the period leading up to the Second Sino-Japanese War. Chen steps in to prevent an assassination that would spark a civil war.

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SHAOLIN
(Saturday January 25, 9.30pm)

Andy Lau again takes centre stage as an arrogant warlord-turned-monk, whose triumphs on the battlefield spark revenge attacks on his family. With civil unrest spreadhing throughout China, the humbled Hao Jie takes up with the Shaolin masters for a showdown with the evil warlords. The blood-soaked Buddhist fable also stars Jackie Chan.

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