From Bruce Lee in Fist of Fury to Wu Jing in Wolf Warrior 2, authors dissect Hong Kong martial arts movies – from how they are made to how they exemplify Chinese philosophy

//From Bruce Lee in Fist of Fury to Wu Jing in Wolf Warrior 2, authors dissect Hong Kong martial arts movies – from how they are made to how they exemplify Chinese philosophy

From Bruce Lee in Fist of Fury to Wu Jing in Wolf Warrior 2, authors dissect Hong Kong martial arts movies – from how they are made to how they exemplify Chinese philosophy

Most books about Hong Kong cinema focus either on film history or how movies reflect the society and politics of the city. But two books on Hong Kong action cinema, one relatively old and one relatively new, take beguilingly different approaches.Planet Hong Kong, by US-based film professor David Bordwell, focuses on film style and aesthetics, and uncovers the filmmaking techniques that make Hong Kong action movies unique.Chinese Martial Arts Film and the Philosophy of Action, by leading…

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