A star is born.
Scratch that, three stars are born.
1. The directorial debut of arguably the greatest action filmmaker of all time (inarguably, ONE of the greatest action filmmakers of all time), Yuen Woo-ping.
2. Woo-ping's father, Yuen Siu Tien - a work horse of classic Hong Kong cinema since 1949 - plays his most legendary roll for the first time, Beggar So Chan, and achieves international fame late in his career.
3. And Jackie Chan, finally given complete freedom to design his own fighting and stunt sequences, becomes a breakout star after more than a decade of stunt, extra, and co-starring work.
This movie originally dropped so hard that it invented a new genre, and I'm not even…