Wong Jing – you nasty little man…

Or The Depiction of Martial Artists in High Risk. “Cross referencing is a constant in Wong Jing’s scavenger movies. Their in-jokes are too opportunistic to count as homages.” David Bordwell, Planet Hong Kong, P. 175 In his direction of his movies, Wong Jing goes nosing and scurrying after opportunities for gag making like a hungry…

Rita Mae’s Jackie Chan blog

Some time last year I came across a blog on WordPress that was dedicated to the films of Jackie Chan. The writer of the blog, Rita Mae, was an ardent fan who wrote extensively on Jackie’s films. Her blogs are well written and celebratory in tone. Sadly, Rita passed away following a prolonged struggle with…