This lively documentary actually offers a concise look at how Chinese immigrants came to America and used food to carve out a niche for themselves in a land where they first faced extreme adversity. After establishing that the titular sweet-and-sour chicken dish is virtually unknown in China, director Ian Cheney cycles back in time to look at how the first wave of Chinese immigrants in America — many of whom originally came through the Port of San Francisco during the Gold Rush — were drawn to restaurant work as a means of survival.
Many of these establishments served items that were tweaked for the American palate, including chop suey, a dish that Jennifer 8. Watch it on : Netflix , Amazon Video , iTunes. The episode also has two recipes for red-eye gravy one from Benton and another from the Momofuku chef , and, apropos of nothing, a visit to the Louisville Slugger factory with Chang and his chef-bro buddy Sean Brock. This documentary chronicles the birth of that storied restaurant, back when it was the pet project of NYC hospitality legend Danny Meyer.
Photos Top cast Edit. Taimak Leroy Green as Leroy Green. Vanity Laura Charles as Laura Charles. Julius Carry Sho'nuff as Sho'nuff …. Mike Starr Rock as Rock. Ernie Reyes Jr. Tai as Tai. Roger Campbell Announcer as Announcer. Jamal Mason Roy as Roy. Barie Jackie as Jackie. Michael Schultz. More like this. Storyline Edit. In New York City, a young man searches for the "master" to obtain the final level of martial arts mastery known as the glow.
Along the way, he must fight a martial arts expert corrupted with power, and rescue a beautiful singer from an obsessed music promoter. He's a martial arts master who refuses to fight. He's a Bruce Lee fan who's so sure he's Oriental that he eats popcorn with chopsticks. His friends think he's too serious. His family thinks he's crazy. His enemies think he's no challenge. But she knows he's The Last Dragon.
Action Comedy Drama Music Sport. Did you know Edit. It has since become a cult hit. Goofs This error is during the final showdown between Leroy and Sho'Nuff. The blood is there and then gone alternating between shots. Quotes Sho'nuff : Am I the meanest? Sho'nuff 's Goons : Sho'nuff! Alternate versions UK cinema and video versions were cut by just under 2 minutes by the BBFC to remove all footage of nunchakus.
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Environment Documentaries and similar topics. Film - Health. Documentaire te zien. See all related lists ». Official Trailer. Photos Top cast Edit. Randall 'Tex' Cobb Til as Til. Shakti Chen Kala as Kala as Shakti. Tau Logo Yu as Yu. Tiger Chung Lee Khan as Khan. Pons Maar Fu as Fu. Kenneth H. Frith Jr. Michael Ritchie. More like this. Watch options. Storyline Edit. Eddie Murphy plays a detective with a speciality of finding lost children. He is told he is the 'Chosen one' who will find and protect the Golden Child, a Bhuddist mystic who was kidnapped by an evil sorcerer.
Murphy disbelieves the mysticism but finds more and more evidence of demon worship as he investigates. Action Adventure Comedy Fantasy Mystery. Did you know Edit. Trivia Although the Golden Child is referred to as a boy throughout the film, J. Reate is actually a girl. Goofs at around 1h 2 mins When Chandler is about to take the dagger you can clearly see a wire holding it in place.
Quotes Chandler Jarrell : Only a man whose heart is pure can wield the knife, and only a man whose ass is narrow can get down these steps. User reviews 91 Review. Top review. A knock-off it may be, but it's a good quality one, the lustre of which is untarnished. Whenever I see most reviews it's called 'a misfire for Eddie Murphy'.
These critics want to take a look at some of the stuff he's doing these days, and maybe soften their stance in retrospect I don't understand the pervading lack of 'love' for its efforts, at all. Perhaps it was released at a time when the establishment had grown weary of knockabout, thrill-a-minute adventures?
Steven Spielberg started it with Indiana Jones; it's unfair to make this one a scapegoat when what is possibly its biggest sin is also utterly harmless. There's nothing necessarily wrong with trying to capitalise on trends. Yes it's silly, but even an occasional observer should be able to understand that 'ridiculous' is where Hollywood's idea of mysticism begins and ends.
What's more important than believability with a story like this is that the audience have entertaining tour guides on hand to show them the mysterious sights.