Category Archives: kung fu

Donnie Yen Interview about OUTIC 2

I am currently writing posting blogs about one of my very favourite movies – Once Upon A Time in China 2 (OUTIC 2). This movie stars Jet Li, Donnie Yen, Rosamund Kwan, Xiong Xin Xin, and legendary Shaw Brothers star … Continue reading

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Jet Li as Wong Fei Hung in Once Upon A Time In China – Part 2

Physical Performance.  (This is the second part to a blog about Li’s performance as Wong Fei Hung. The first part dealt with the acting of the part.)  Having done a little research into Jet Li’s background, I am amazed at … Continue reading

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Blogging about Once Upon A Time In China:

a word of explanation… I have had something of a blogging orgy when it came to writing about this film. Um. So far I’ve written 5 blogs on the choreography, 2 blogs about Li and his character Wong Fei Hung, … Continue reading

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The Master – Choreography

The Master – Choreography. Veteran martial arts movie performer Yuen Wah’s presence in this movie is a definite bonus. His acting is good, his movement is lovely to watch and his choreography is interesting and often elegant. Among the highlights … Continue reading

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The Master – Random Thoughts

Starring Jet Li and Yuen Wah, directed by Tsui Hark, choreography by Yuen Wah And with a blast of nasty canto pop we are into The Master, directed by Tsui Hark, starring Jet Li and Yuen Wah, and choreographed by … Continue reading

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Dragon Fight

Well… there’s not much I can say about this somewhat glum and tedious film. A point of novelty is that a young Stephen Chow has a large supporting part and this is the only film he has ever made with … Continue reading

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Born to defence: blog no. 2

No, I don’t think of myself as a good director. I made the decision not to direct any more movies. Jet Li from his essay about Born to Defence, retrieved from http://jetli.com/jet/index.php?l=en&s=work&ss=essays&p=4  I really don’t think that Born to Defence … Continue reading

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