Here’s the article I’m most proud of, about Donnie Yen and why foreign films and film stars don’t get much recognition over here until their films are remade, or until stars (like Jackie Chan) star in a few awful Hollywood (ie English language) films first. Why Don’t More People Know about Donnie Yen? Continue reading Why Don’t More People Know About Donnie Yen? Planet Ivy Article
Wilson Yip continues the story of legendary Wing Chun master Ip Man in the second instalment of the martial arts franchise and Donnie Yen reprises his role as the titular character. Ip Man was the first martial arts master to teach Wing Chun in Hong Kong, and was well known for teaching Hollywood legend Bruce Lee. The second film brings us much closer to the character through his family struggle … Continue reading Ip Man 2
Donnie Yen is reportedly set to reprise his role as legendary Wing Chun master Yip Man (pronounced Ip Man) in a third instalment. Good things come in threes, and in this case they also come in 3D as Donnie Yen‘s Ip Man will be gracing the big screen in the third dimension. There is no word yet regarding when filming will begin however the studio behind the film are said to … Continue reading Donnie Yen Set to Reprise his Role as Ip Man in a Third Film!
The first of several semi-biographical films about Yip Man (also spelled Ip Man), Ip Man stars martial arts legend Donnie Yen as the legendary martial arts master who was the first to teach Wing Chun, and is famous for teaching Bruce Lee. Ip Man is more than just a film about martial arts action, and Ip Man himself is a deep and interesting character. Donnie Yen‘s performance is fantastic and he executes the martial arts choreography … Continue reading Ip Man
‘Dragon’ is an entertaining and exhilarating old school martial arts thriller that utilises everything expected from the genre while managing to offer a satisfying and contemporary twist on affairs. A detective is investigating a village paper-maker suspected of being a renegade mass murderer, when he eventually learns that humanity is sometimes more important than the law… Read more here Continue reading Dragon : Review for CUEAFS