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  1. Thread: New York Ninja

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    This was the last movie John Liu was filming...

    This was the last movie John Liu was filming before he retired from movies. I heard he never actually completed it. It looks like a **** show, but believe it or not, John Liu starred in some good...
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    I heard that people in the PRC have been saying...

    I heard that people in the PRC have been saying that Simu Liu is ugly, and is a poor representation of Chinese people. Similar to the way many in the PRC reacted to the cast in The Farewell. ...
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    I guess it goes to show that no matter how much...

    I guess it goes to show that no matter how much you advocate for (AKA, kiss up to) the CCP, like Jackie Chan does, it will eventually turn on you.
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    Agreed. She said it better than anybody else...

    Agreed. She said it better than anybody else could have.

    As for QT, I still believe he is an excellent director. He makes good movies (well, most of them, anyway). Including Once Upon A Time in...
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    Very true, Gene, I had heard of the Hwarang...

    Very true, Gene, I had heard of the Hwarang Warriors before.

    That said, today’s K-Pop groups are not a warrior society, and that feminine image does affect how Asian males are perceived by many...
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    Yeah, Paper Tigers sounds like a good one to see....

    Yeah, Paper Tigers sounds like a good one to see.

    Nobody counts Dwayne Johnson as Asian, and I highly doubt that he himself does. Many Pacific Islanders I’ve seen addressing the issue seem...
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    One of the BIGGEST sources of the emasculation of...

    One of the BIGGEST sources of the emasculation of Asian men today actually comes from Asia. Look at the male K-Pop groups, as well as similar trends in other Asian countries (for one example, in...
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    Martial arts schools in general had been closing...

    Martial arts schools in general had been closing in my area for years now, since WAY before the pandemic. Even several BJJ academies had come and gone. In my observation, martial arts are nowhere...
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    I cannot say for certain, but it COULD be from...

    I cannot say for certain, but it COULD be from The Liquidator (1965), although I couldn’t find that track among the tracks from that movie that are available to hear online. It sounds like it’s...
  10. Thread: Tokyo Olympics

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    I find it extremely bizarre that the Japanese...

    I find it extremely bizarre that the Japanese government spent these past several months lollygagging around the issue of vaccinations. Usually, the Japanese are usually highly organized and up on...
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    Thanks for continuing this thread, guys.

    Thanks for continuing this thread, guys.
  12. Thread: Stop Asian Hate

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    In the televised news reports I’ve seen on this,...

    In the televised news reports I’ve seen on this, I couldn’t help but notice that the people marching and protesting anti-Asian hate crimes were all Asian-Americans. In the footage I saw, there were...
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    It is perfectly OK. :)

    It is perfectly OK. :)
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    Hi, brucelu. The mystery track that Yen was...

    Hi, brucelu.

    The mystery track that Yen was inquiring about starts at 1:16, as the villain (Chang Shan) is shown approaching and entering the restaurant.
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    Just from the trailer, it looks like Kong is...

    Just from the trailer, it looks like Kong is presented as being stronger/more powerful than Godzilla.
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    Hi, Yen! I apologize for not answering your post...

    Hi, Yen! I apologize for not answering your post sooner. I’ve been busy/distracted lately.

    I have heard that musical cue many times in KF movies, but at this time, I still can’t identify it. If...
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    His school’s website says “Taekwondo, karate, jiu...

    His school’s website says “Taekwondo, karate, jiu jitsu, self-defense, qigong, arnis/kali, meditation.”
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    The Witch: Subversion

    The Witch: Subversion.

    I’m not sure if this has been mentioned here before, but this is the best action/suspense movie I’ve seen in years. IMO, this movie is far superior to The Villainess, as...
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    The traditional styles I’ve practiced...Changquan, Northern Tanglang (Mantis) and Choy Lay Fut...have all contained at least some forms that don’t start and stop in the same spot. All traditional...
  20. I have no problem at all with kids/young people...

    I have no problem at all with kids/young people doing acrobatic/wushu-type forms. What I have a problem with is when they enter the traditional divisions, and the judges score their form higher than...
  21. TBH, I’m always much more impressed by a good,...

    TBH, I’m always much more impressed by a good, solid traditional form, performed to near-perfection by a seasoned practitioner, than all the flashy acrobatic forms in the world. I’m pretty sure that...
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    Not stressed. What’s the point? Being stressed...

    Not stressed. What’s the point? Being stressed won’t accelerate the end of this pandemic. I wasn’t stressed earlier this year when they were announcing the possibility of a pandemic. I didn’t...
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    Thanks, especially for this one. This was...

    Thanks, especially for this one.

    This was perhaps the single most prolific musical cue ever in independent kung fu movie history. I think at one time I had a list of over two dozen kung fu...
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    World War 1 era (1914 - 1918) sword exhibition

    https://www.YouTube.com/watch?v=L49a6mE94r4
  25. Chinese ghost stories/movies have never creeped...

    Chinese ghost stories/movies have never creeped me out.

    Now, some of the Japanese ghost movies from several years ago were pretty creepy.

    I’ve seen only one Korean horror movie that I thought...
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