Monthly Archives: October 2010

Tai Chi Master: Chin Siu Ho Interview

One of my very favourite movies is Tai Chi Master, directed by Yuen Wu Ping and starring Jet Li, Michelle Yeoh and Chin Siu Ho. Chin is a fabulous performer and on my DVD copy of this film he gives … Continue reading

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Detective Dee and the Mystery of the Phantom Flame

 Trailer: http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=GP4ZWqh1oPg  Directed by Tsui Hark, action direction and martial arts choreography by Sammo Hung, starring Andy Lau, Tony Leung, Carina Lau, Bingbing Li and Chao deng. This film is a gorgeous piece of whimsy and I’m glad that I … Continue reading

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My last OUTIC 2 blog: Analysis of Fight in White Lotus Temple in detail continued

This blog follows straight on from my previous blog: I am fascinated by the sense of theatricality inherent in many kung fu movies, and I find the fight scene in the White Lotus Temple in Once Upon A Time In … Continue reading

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The fight in the White Lotus Temple in Once Upon A Time in China 2: a detailed analysis (part 1)

The beginning of this fight scene (choreographed by Yuen Wu Ping) shows Wong Fey Hung (played by Jet Li) and his offsider in this scene, Luke (played by veteran Shaw Brothers star David Chiang), being greeted by a creepy little … Continue reading

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The fight in the White Lotus Temple – some thoughts about structure

The fight in the White Lotus Sect Temple sits beautifully within the plot structure of Once Upon A Time In China 2 (OUTIC 2). The Sect have been right proper pests during most of the film, and show a decided … Continue reading

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The Fight in the White Lotus Sect Temple

One of my very favourite fight scenes of all time is the fight that takes place in Once Upon A Time In China 2 (OUTIC 2) between hero Wong Fei Hung (played by Jet Li) and the sinister White Lotus … Continue reading

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