Jet Li as Wong Fei Hung in Once Upon A Time In China – Part 1 – Acting

  “Jet Li incarnates a radiant, but intangible, masculinity...”          Leon Hunt commenting on Once Upon A Time in China in Kung Fu Cult Masters, p. 146  Once Upon A Time in China (OUTIC) is a seminal film in the Hong Kong Martial Arts film genre. An unexpected box office hit when it was released in the…

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 Yuen Wah. Below is a list of random thoughts that occurred to me as I…

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 Jet Li. Both of them were in the early stages of their careers, and neither…