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Tag Archives: film

The Truth Behind the Five Venoms of Chinese Martial Arts Cinema

Wednesday, November 18th, 2015

Find out where the Five Venoms came from, how they evolved in subsequent fight films and why they ruled drive-ins and cable television in the 1970s and ’80s.
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Posted in Martial Art Movies.

Mulan: The Real Lady General, the Live-Action Film Character and the Disney Cartoon Hero

Monday, October 5th, 2015

Long before she was animated into existence in Disney’s Mulan, a female warrior named Hua Mulan waged war to protect China. This is her story.
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Posted in Chinese Martial Arts History.

Is Arrow American Television’s Unwitting Take on the Kung Fu Underworld of Chinese Literature?

Wednesday, September 2nd, 2015

Secret symbols of power, martial arts-practicing heroes and villains, societies populated by outcasts — find out how this 21st-century superhero series resembles Tang-dynasty Chinese literature.
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Posted in Martial Arts TV.