Originally published June 17: Secondary Education helmer Jon Truei’s cast and crew screening of his latest kung fu comedy short, The 44th Chamber Of Shaolin here in New York City was a blast to attend, although what made it even more heartfelt was just simply getting to see friends again, which is a blessing considering we all live miles, states and rivers apart from one another.
the 44th chamber of shaolin
I think at least one other important lesson I must always remember is that I don’t get out enough.
As far as shorfilms go, most are worthy of sharing a few written thoughts depending on their substance and potential. Jon Truei’s latest, The 44th Chamber Of Shaolin, produced by Mary Pomilla, stands as potent proof-of-concept that just about brings Truei full circle as an artist and kung fu cinema fan having once beared a Yahoo! username inspired by a Gordon Liu classic, and all while leaning into a bold mixture of outlandish comedy to couple with stylish martial arts action to boot.
THE 44TH CHAMBER OF SHAOLIN: Filming Underway For NY Indie Director’s Kung Fu Comedy Proof Of Concept [EXCLUSIVE]
As prone as we are to including independent action films in our coverage, it was only a matter of time before I’d be back to covering New York-based filmmaker Jon Truei (Gamer’s Generation, Secondary Education), currently in production with kung fu comedy, The 44th Chamber Of Shaolin.