Monthly Archives: January 2012

Great Quote No. 9

“Why did I use kung fu to make movies – to display the art and to aestheticize fist fighting” Lau Kar-leung (Hong Kong Film Archive 1999: 89) There have been a couple of highlights during the past week – one nice … Continue reading

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Excerpt from Director’s Commentary on ‘The Replacement Killers’

This is the second excerpt from director Antoine Fuqua’s excellent commentary on The Replacement Killers, in which Chow Yun Fat had his first starring role in an American movie. The first excerpt can be found here. This excerpt covers the concept … Continue reading

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A controlled experiment in kung fu movie watching

I have decided to show a ‘mystery’ kung fu movie to a bunch of my friends and then ask them for their reactions. My friends don’t watch many kung fu movies so I will be curious as to what their … Continue reading

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