A History of Disrespect

In “honor” of Crouching Tiger Hidden Dragon: Sword of Destiny, I have been re-linking to my now somewhat (in)famous editorial for Daily Grindhouse about The Weinstein Company’s campaign to marginalize and minimize Asian action cinema … only to find that the Daily Grindhouse site is M.I.A. … maybe temporarily, maybe forever. In any case, thought
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Martial Arts in Media 2/13

Sigh. Pardon me for sighing. It’s just that when old film friends take the easy route, or create a great set-up then present a “just kidding” pay-off, it’s hard for me not to sigh. Sigh. After extensive consideration, let me say this. If you discovered and followed Jackie Chan after 1995’s Rumble in the Bronx
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MAIM 8/11

Missed MAIM 7/11 (Hey Ric, this wouldn’t have happened if Inside Kung Fu was still publishing! Yeah, but it’s not. Nyah). Busy, what with San Diego Comic Con, the premiere of my new documentary Films of Fury: The Kung Fu Movie Movie, and LA promotion of my two new books (what, you still harping on
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