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Kung Fu Cult Masters From Bruce Lee to Crouching Tiger

ISBN-10: 1903364639

ISBN-13: 9781903364635

Edition: 2003

Authors: Leon Hunt

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Description:

'Kung Fu Cult Masters' examines the martial arts genre in cinema. Subjects covered include the impact of new technology on these films, including 'wire work' and martial arts video games. Films discussed include both popular and cult classics.
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Book details

List price: $24.00
Copyright year: 2003
Publisher: Wallflower Press
Publication date: 9/17/2003
Binding: Paperback
Pages: 208
Size: 6.14" wide x 9.13" long x 0.63" tall
Weight: 0.990
Language: English

Leon Hunt is a senior lecturer in Film and TV Studies at Brunel University, UK. He is the author of British Low Culture: From Safari Suits to Sexploitation.

List of Illustrations
Acknowledgements
Introduction: Once Upon a Time in China
Wicked Shapes/Wicked Lies: Performance and 'Authenticity' in Hong Kong Martial Arts Films
Burning Paradise: The Myth of the Shaolin Temple
Exit the Dragon, Enter the 'Shadow': Game of Death, The Clones of Bruce Lee and Other Posthumous Adventures
Fat Dragons and Drunken Masters: Kung Fu Comedy
The Lady is the Boss? Hidden Dragons and 'Deadly China Dolls'
Last Hero in China? Jet Li and the 'New Wave' Kung Fu Film
Transnational Dragons and 'Asian Weapons': Kung Fu and the Hong Kong Diaspora
'I Know Kung Fu!': Martial Arts in the Age of Digital Reproduction
Postscript: Kung Fu Reloaded and Updated
Notes
Filmography
Bibliography
Index