Category Archives: performance

Twin Warriors: Tian Bao and Jun Bao in Tai Chi Master

“… the best role of his career, not only sharing but sometimes stealing the spotlight from his super stellar colleague.” Paul Fonoroff on Chin Siu Ho, At the Hong Kong Movies, p. 353 In an interview on the Dragon Dynasty … Continue reading

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Tai Chi Master – Characters and Actors

According to my notes, the Chinese title for this film is Tai Ji Zhang San Feng. How does this literally translate? I am assuming that Tai Ji refers to the martial art that I know as Tai Chi. I know … 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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General Lam versus Wong Fei Hung in Once Upon A Time In China 2: Blog 1

(This is part of my blogging series about some of the choreography in OUTIC 2. My previous blog was about Wong Fei Hung’s first fight scene against the White Lotus sect.) Once Upon A Time In China 2’s (OUTIC 2’s) … Continue reading

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Wong Fei Hung versus the White Lotus Sect – Fight 1

One of the reasons why I love Once Upon A Time In China 2 (OUTIC 2) so very much is because of the choreography by Yuen Wu Ping. Entertaining and beautiful, it also provides an object lesson in how choreography … Continue reading

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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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