Category Archive: Martial Arts Movie Review

May 17

The Tea Master by bravofact – A new favourite Martial Arts Related Video

Honestly – 3.5 out of 4 Very well done; I thoroughly enjoyed this! Although, for those who know the story, the director and actors did use some serious artistic license with the interpretation, but I honestly believe this was used to great effect. For those who have never heard or read this story, Have a …

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Dec 30

Martial Arts Movie review: Tai Chi Zero (2012)

Tai Chi Zero is apparently the second part of a trilogy, and was supposed to be the next big thing in martial arts movies with the addition of the steampunk genre. As of this writing, I have not watched the first in the series but I don’t believe that it should be necessary.  Every movie …

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Mar 31

Ip Man 2: Legend of the Grandmaster, starring Donnie Yen

Ip Man 2: Legend of the Grandmaster Another movie by Chollywood about their recently declared national treasure, Master Ip Man. Although the plot is a rather simple – it’s essentially Ip Man fighting against a series of prejudices, escalating to a major conflict that pretty-much is an overt “China vs Britain” allegory. The fight scenes …

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Mar 22

Ip Man, starring Donnie Yen.

This is one of my newest favourite movies, and is easily on its way to becoming one of my all time favourites. Admittedly, the plot takes a lot of artistic liberties that aren’t historically accurate; I think the only thing that is actually historically accurate is that Ip Man was an expert in Wing Chun and …

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