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by PoleFighter
Wed Feb 22, 2012 8:36 am
Forum: Open Topics
Topic: Philosophy In Kung Fu Movies!
Replies: 8
Views: 1557

I haven\'t seen the original trilogy in years, and long before I really became interested in martial arts - perhaps I\'ll revisit them!

I suppose the remake loses credibility in that it has an incorrect title!
by PoleFighter
Tue Feb 21, 2012 2:34 pm
Forum: Open Topics
Topic: Most unusual/coolest weapons...
Replies: 1
Views: 326

Most unusual/coolest weapons...

[img]null[/img][img]null[/img]Having recently seen Tsui Hark\'s [b]Seven Swords[/b], I was impressed by the arsenal of unusual and really cool weapons on display! There are flying guillotines, scythes, claws, chains, swords of all sizes and lengths, even a killer umbrella! It got me thinking, what a...
by PoleFighter
Tue Feb 21, 2012 2:24 pm
Forum: Open Topics
Topic: The urge to watch kung fu
Replies: 4
Views: 492

Yup I can relate to that mate!

I even think about how I could use various objects as weapons, like stepladders, chairs, fruit, when I\'m bored walking around town or supermarkets...

...hmmm, perhaps I should see a therapist!? Lol!
by PoleFighter
Tue Feb 21, 2012 11:32 am
Forum: Open Topics
Topic: Best Oldie Si-Fi.....
Replies: 3
Views: 745

Definately The Thing and Alien - here are some more of my favs...

Silent Running
Blade Runner
2001
THX 1138
Outland
by PoleFighter
Tue Feb 21, 2012 10:32 am
Forum: Open Topics
Topic: Philosophy In Kung Fu Movies!
Replies: 8
Views: 1557

I\'m always fascinated how the martial arts, like other forms of art, crosses over into many other different territories; philosophy, religion, spiritualism, culture. Shaolin, Tai-Chi, Kung Fu, even Muay Thai are just a few examples. However I agree with jrcma, it isn\'t really ever explored in any ...
by PoleFighter
Sun Feb 19, 2012 8:28 pm
Forum: Open Topics
Topic: Best fight scenes produced outside Asia...
Replies: 0
Views: 346

Best fight scenes produced outside Asia...

As martial arts fans we all love a good figt scene! I was wondering which are your favourite fight scenes that have been produced outside of Asia? Here are a few I thought of: [b]The Bourne trilogy[/b] - some excellent choreography, particularly in Ultimatum! [b]Troy[/b] - questionable film, but the...
by PoleFighter
Sun Feb 19, 2012 7:42 pm
Forum: Introduction
Topic: A quick intro...
Replies: 4
Views: 1390

Cheers guys, looks like there\'s some excellent stuff there, definately a good place to start!
by PoleFighter
Sat Feb 18, 2012 10:15 pm
Forum: Introduction
Topic: A quick intro...
Replies: 4
Views: 1390

A quick intro...

Hi all, just like to say what a cool website this is! I\'ve been an avid fan of new wave martial arts and action for many many years, I\'m only now just discovering the delights of all the rare old school stuff out there, in particular swordplay movies - any recommendations would be appreciated! I\'...

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