Tag Archives: Martial Arts

Saturday Matinee: Wing Chun

“Wing Chun” (1994) is a martial arts comedy directed by Yuen Woo-Ping (True Legend, Iron Monkey) starring Michelle Yeoh and Donnie Yen. Loosely based on a true story, the film tells the story of Wing Chun (Yeoh), a talented kung … Continue reading

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Saturday Matinee: Can Dialectics Break Bricks?

From Wikipedia: La Dialectique Peut-Elle Casser Des Briques?, in English, “Can Dialectics Break Bricks?”, is a 1973 Situationist film produced by the French director René Viénet which explores the development of class conflict through revolutionary agitation against a backdrop of … Continue reading

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Saturday Matinee: The Blade

Director Tsui Hark is truly a visionary pioneer of Hong Kong cinema. He was one of the first in the Hong Kong film industry to use Hollywood-style special effects in “Zu Warriors From the Magic Mountain” (1983) and pushed the … Continue reading

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