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Disciples of Shaolin – Opening Sequence

A common aesthetic device used in kung fu movies of the 70s and 80s was to show the opening credits of the film against footage of the main stars performing displays of martial arts in front of a plain (often … Continue reading

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A blog in which I ramble on about drunken boxing…

Drunken boxing is one of my favourite styles of performative kung fu to watch. I am partial to this kind of dance-like material in martial arts films. As you watch and wait for that penultimate moment when the swaying drunken … Continue reading

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