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Tag Archives: kung fu

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.

Classics of Martial Arts Cinema: Hero, Starring Jet Li and Donnie Yen

Wednesday, August 19th, 2015

Hero was a bona fide hit in theaters! Find out what went into making this Chinese martial arts film a success — and why its successor House of Flying Daggers didn’t fare so well.
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Posted in Jet Li Movies.

Judo Gene LeBell: Bruce Lee Was the Best Martial Artist of His Time

Tuesday, August 4th, 2015

You probably know that Gene LeBell and Bruce Lee worked and trained together, but do you know what “Judo” Gene thinks about the “Little Dragon”? For example, how did Lee react to LeBell’s grappling?
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Posted in Bruce Lee.