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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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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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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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Blogs about the Choreography in Once Upon A Time In China 2

Recently I have been working on blogs about one of my favourite movies – Once Upon A Time in China 2. I am nearly ready to start posting them. A little while ago I posted a blog that was a … 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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Yam Sai Kwun as Iron Robe Yim in Once Upon A Time in China – Blog 2

(In which I discuss how this character is portrayed) (Part 1 of this blog was concerned with a character analysis of Iron Robe Yim.) As masters of Chinese kung fu, antagonist Iron Robe Yim and protagonist Wong Fei Hung are … Continue reading

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