Iron Fists and Kung Fu Kicks

How Hong Kong kicked off a cinematic revolution
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DVD-R Details

  • Video: Color
  • Encoding: Region 0 (Worldwide)
  • Released: October 8, 2019
  • Originally Released: 2019
  • Label: Giant Interactive

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Entertainment Reviews:


Total Count: 6
A slick, accessible package that delivers an abridged history of martial arts in films covers all the familiar bases, from its evolution as a genre. Full Review
Film Inquiry
Aug 26, 2019
Before the fadeout it serves as an illuminating, passionately argued tribute to the beauty of martial-arts cinema and its continuing evolution. Full Review
Hollywood Reporter
Aug 16, 2019
Rating: B -- Early passages lean heavily on a more standard timeline of point A to point B storytelling, but the film really comes alive when Ou focuses on societal and cultural intricacies ... of the political unrest of the time. Full Review
Aug 21, 2019
For a documentary so heavily front-loaded with well-researched observations on both the cinema of Kung Fu and the genre's persistent presence in the real world, Iron Fists... is a deliriously fun ride. Full Review
Austin Chronicle
Oct 4, 2019
An entertaining package filled with thrilling clips, informative interviews and infectious enthusiasm, with the upbeat film destined to land a firm blow with eager cinephiles. Full Review
Screen International
Aug 15, 2019
A highly enjoyable and moderately informative documentary about the history of kung fu cinema. Full Review
Sep 27, 2019

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From Hong Kong to Hollywood, the Shaw Brothers to The Matrix, iron fists and kung fu kicks have been busting box offices and breaking barriers since the 1960s. This the untold story of how the way of the dragon became a global phenomenon.
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