Choreography in Legend of the Red Dragon

In Legend of the Red Dragon (choreographed by Corey Yuen Kuei), my very favourite fight scene is not one of the lengthy set pieces but the little fight scene with the dress making implements between Miss Red Bean (played by Chingmy Yau) and Hung Hei Kwun (played by Jet Li). Why do I love this…

‘Lone Wolf and Cub’ Inspired Thoughts Pertaining to ‘Legend of the Red Dragon’

Legend of the Red Dragon very obviously references the Japanese Lone Wolf and Cub movies, so a few of my random thoughts about this film were in regards to this seminal Japanese film series of the 1970s.   Random thought number 1: “The father / son relationship is modeled on the Japanese Lone Wolf and…

Getting into Kung Fu Cult Master

“As the traveler who has once been from home is wiser than he who has never left his own doorstep, so a knowledge of one other culture should sharpen our ability to scrutinize more steadily, to appreciate more lovingly, our own.” Margaret Mead Kung Fu Cult Master is an enjoyable film but it contains many…