Fist of Fury stars Bruce Lee as Chen Zhen, an angry young man who possesses a dangerous punch called the "fist of fury". Once he's in fighting mode, the kid can't stop. Arriving at the Jing Wu school he sees the burial of his master, unable to control his violent rage one of the teachers hits Chen over the head to knock him out which sets the pace for the rest of the film. The Jing … more
The Big Boss aka The Fists of Fury was the feature film debut of Bruce Lee in a lead role. Earlier in life, Bruce Lee was a child actor and star. Years later whilst in a America, he became a Martial Arts instructor to the stars, writer and MMA fighter (well, the equivalent to one). Lee always wanted to become a acting superstar. But the roles he could obtain in Hollywood were limited for actors of … more
Chris_Pandolfi reviewed Ip Man 2.
February 08, 2011
Star Rating: I’m generally not a fan of martial arts movies, mostly because they seem to be about nothing other than martial arts. What bothered me greatly about 2008’s Ip Man was that it wasn’t a story so much as repeated set ups for the title character to fight; much of it had the simplistic feel of a 1950s American teen drama, where rival … more
his is somewhat different from the other Jackie Chan movies that I have seen. For starters it's basically a romantic comedy with martial arts added. The humor is pretty foreign to us westerners, but is pretty funny nonetheless (the boy who buys Bu an "engagement oyster" for example, and the scene with Bu in the fridge was pretty funny too). But additionally its more than … more
What amounts largely to what I'm told as an Asian Fairy Tale with it's wire work and legends in a movie. Chow Yun Fat is awesome as is Michelle Yeoh in this story of a powerful sword taken by a young woman who gains power from it.
YungBolo posted a Quick Tip about IP MAN.
September 10, 2010
I knew nothing about this movie before seeing it other than the knowledge that it was a Yuen Biao film, and that was more than enough temptation for me to watch it. In actual fact he didn't play the lead role in the movie and I got a sense that his participation was more about raising the profile of it, you find that this is often the way with Hong Kong action cinema but I definately … more
Although it was fantastic when I originally saw this at the cinema, having seen it again on TV quite recently I found it to be significantly less effective. I'm afraid to say that I don't think this movie will stand the test of time....but rather an 'of it's time' suggestion in years to come.