Kung fu with Braudel
A meditation on the politics of martial arts movies in the longue durée.
Friday, 3 November 2017
Youth, Rebellion and the Kung Fu Comedy
Jackie Chan as a kung fu 'brat' in Drunken Master (dir. Yuen Woo-ping, 1978). Video still. Today I’m in Cheongju, South K...
Sunday, 21 August 2016
Hysterical Film Style in the Kung Fu Comedy –
Drunken Master Slippery Snake
As my recent post on Jackie Chan and the body has mentioned, I'm currently working on Kung Fu comedy. As part of this, I'm examining...
Friday, 10 June 2016
The body in Jackie Chan's
Colonial Comedy Kung Fu – the opening shot from Jackie Chan's Project A (1983). Video still, from the Hong Kong Legends 3-disc 'P...
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