A Kung Fu That Maims and Romances

Mario Anzuoni/Reuters; International Film Company/Photofest; Warner Bros. Pictures The director Wong Kar-wai, left, says his new film, “The Grandmaster,” is rooted in the traditional manner of kung fu artistry, adding another chapter to the diverse history of martial arts movies. Read more [...]

‘The Bruce Lee Legacy Collection’ Is a Kick

Forty years ago this summer, Bruce Lee died unexpectedly of a cerebral edema in the Hong Kong apartment of a colleague. The New York Times ran only a brief, news agency obituary for the 32-year-old actor and martial artist, who had been given star billing in only three, modestly budgeted Hong Kong films by the time of his death. But in a sense, his career was just beginning Read more [...]