An Introduction to the Martial Arts Film
IB Tauris 2006
9781850439820   Product Code: 40372
An authoritative guide to martial arts cinema, Chasing Dragons examines major films produced in Japan, Hong Kong and Hollywood. From early masterpieces such as The Seven Samurai through to American ninja movies and recent examples of the genre, including The Matrix and Kill Bill, it focuses on the texts, directors, combat techniques and stars who fight at 24 frames per second.