Monthly Archives: July 2010

A brief note on the depiction of Westerners in Once Upon A Time in China

(This is the last in a series of blogs I have written about this film. The previous one was about the elements (water, fire, metal, etc.) in this film). The Westerners in this film are depicted mostly as uncomplicated villains … Continue reading

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The Elements in Once Upon A Time In China

(In the last blog I posted on this film I wrote about the choreography in the climactic fight scene between Wong Fei Hung and Iron Robe Yim). Once Upon A Time In China (OUTIC) is a beautifully crafted film. One … Continue reading

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Choreography in Once Upon A Time In China – Part 5

The climactic showdown between Wong Fei Hung and Iron Robe Yim (This is the final blog about the choreography in OUTIC. In the previous one I discussed the choreography in Iron Robe Yim’s duel in front of the fire, his … Continue reading

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