Similar programmes By genre: Gordon Chan The Medallian. Perhaps that's why it's matured into a classic. Fist of Fury and Fist of Legend. But when it came down to it, I was just more entertained by the fight scenes in Fist of Legend than in Fist of Fury. Yuen to choreograph "The Matrix.
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There is a small subplot involving the Jing Wu cook, who is revealed to have been the one that poisoned Huo Yuanjia, and is guilty of his actions; in the original Cantonese dub, it is established that he was blackmailed with the safety of his son, whose fate is left ambiguous. Yuen to choreograph "The Matrix. The two martial artists basically pick up an entire house and beat each other over the head with it; the impossible thing about this fight is that it never stops cranking up the volume, never trails off, and continually explodes to higher levels of unbelievable carnage. His expression is usually polite but distant, changing to cold intensity when he is angry. Fist of fury is a very B Kung Fu movie, with the simplest plot ever, with characters divided as good and bad, and just this. So, what else can I say?
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Although against the rules, he saw this as helping everyday people to fight their Manchu oppressors and was heavily involved with anti-Qing activities until his death, apparently at the hands of Qing soldiers. Notify me of follow-up comments via e-mail. Append content without editing the whole page source. I have wires attached to all areas of my body including my rear-area! It is alleged real life Jing Wu association used late Fok Yun Gaap as a icon to serve as inspiration for its student. A textbook underdog, Huo grew up as one of ten children in a family who escorted merchant caravans for a living. Explicit racial insults and implicit assumptions are presented for what they are with no apologies.
China had its own version of the samurai code, known as Wuxia, and it, too, espoused the tenets of loyalty, integrity and fighting spirit. Jet Li has some ups and downs with his acting, but all is forgivable when he brings up his fists. Despite the given importance of all the other aforementioned elements in these movies, plot and storytelling is, in my opinion, arguably the most important element in what makes a film good, and even better than another film. Chen Zhen and Fumio Funakoshi, fighting blind-folded. Again, this is not meant to take anything away from Bruce or what he did in his own movies, and Jet clearly does not carry the same charisma that Bruce clearly had. The bouts look realistic and here comes the best part: The movie does suffer from the "waiting attackers syndrome" in which multiple enemies wait their turn to attack our solitary protagonist, but the one on one fights more than make up for this minor annoyance.