Category Archives: Once Upon A Time In China 2

Donnie says: “This is action filmmaking”

Since March 2016, around the edges of my day job, I have been writing a book about Shaw Brothers studios and some of their directors, framed against the theme of innovation. As you can imagine, this has been a lot … 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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The first fight between Wong Fei Hung and General Lam in OUTIC 2: choreography and character definition

The following blog contains a discussion of one of my favourite fight scenes – the first fight scene between Wong Fei Hung and General Lam in Once Upon a Time In China 2: http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=bRsifLFqdyk In Once Upon A Time In … Continue reading

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OUTIC 2 Wong versus Lam: Blog 2 – Sets

This blog focuses on the fight scenes in Once Upon A Time In China 2 (OUTIC 2) between the characters of General Lam (Donnie Yen) and Wong Fei Hung (Jet Li). These were mainly choreographed by Yuen Wu Ping with … Continue reading

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