Tag: history

Cinema Smorgasbord – The Films of John Singleton – Rosewood (1997) & Baby Boy (2001)

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Cinema Smorgasbord #30 – We Do Our Own Stunts – New Fist of Fury (1976)

Jackie Chan finally gets his shot at being the new Bruce Lee in Lo Wei’s direct sequel to his original martial arts masterpiece FIST OF FURY. But is the oft-quoted story about Chan’s failure at becoming a Chinese superman true, or is reality a bit more complex? On this episode of WE DO OUR OWN STUNTS we examine how the plot and purpose of NEW FIST OF FURY has been a bit misrepresented, a fact compounded by a 1980 re-edit that puts Jackie Chan front and center. Let’s check it out!