Category Archives: dragons of the orient

A blog in which I ramble on about drunken boxing…

Drunken boxing is one of my favourite styles of performative kung fu to watch. I am partial to this kind of dance-like material in martial arts films. As you watch and wait for that penultimate moment when the swaying drunken … Continue reading

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In passing… Dragons of the Orient

Made in China in the late 80s, Dragons of the Orient is a respectful survey of martial arts set against a lush backdrop of cultural sites and natural scenery and accompanied by a swelling soundtrack. The tone of this movie … Continue reading

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