What makes a great martial arts movie? Sammo Hung, Lau Kar-leung and other Hong Kong action cinema legends have their say

//What makes a great martial arts movie? Sammo Hung, Lau Kar-leung and other Hong Kong action cinema legends have their say

What makes a great martial arts movie? Sammo Hung, Lau Kar-leung and other Hong Kong action cinema legends have their say

What makes a good martial arts film – realistic kung fu or special effects and wirework? Should the performers be trained martial artists, and does the story matter as much as the action?The legends of the genre give their opinions.Sammo Hung Kam-bo, who was generally absent from the effects-driven martial arts films of the early 1990s, talking to Cinema AZN in 2005:“When I first saw special effects in martial arts films, I was very excited. But now everyone uses something, every film has a…

Article by [author-name] (c) South China Morning Post - Read full story here.

By | 2021-01-09T21:15:13+00:00 January 9th, 2021|Entertainment|Comments Off on What makes a great martial arts movie? Sammo Hung, Lau Kar-leung and other Hong Kong action cinema legends have their say