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Martial Arts Topics / Re: DBMA Class at Inosanto Academy
« on: November 14, 2008, 09:21:17 AM »
That means you'll be there Guro !!! Great  :-D !!! I was planning to drop the plans of going to DBMA this Saturday (11/15) as you said you might not be able to make it.

Martial Arts Topics / Re: Movie Fights
« on: November 14, 2008, 09:11:18 AM »
Was Adrian a Hung Ga Student? I didn't know that ..   :-P

And talking about poetic weapons/ blade choreography, I badly missed CTHD- which started all this and the fabulous "Hero" *ing Jet and Donny.The Li-Yen sword/ spear fight is one of the most nicely choreographed/ cinematographed piece of work I've ever seen ..  :-)

Martial Arts Topics / Re: Movie Fights
« on: November 14, 2008, 01:19:16 AM »
Greetings All,

Couple of other interesting blade fights I remember apart from the greats already mentioned above.A large portion of my Experience in 'the Arts' are Aiki-arts and I absolutely adore Seagal Sensei's outside slip against linear/ angle 1/4 attacks and the kote-gaeshi/ irimi-nage throws/ Atemi Strikes/ Arm breaks as the key follow up.This added with tai-sabaki.Major motion events in this regards would be:
 1. Under Siege II
 2. Nico/ Hard to Kill
 3. MFD
 4. Who can forget the Parking Lot scene in 'The Glimmer Man' when he pulls out a Swiss Army Card knife edge from his wallet and slashes three people in one motion !!!

Among his recent DVD releases (He doesn't get a good character anymore but he has to feed himself anyways  :| )
 1. The katana climax in 'Out of Reach'.
 2. The knife climax in 'the foreigner'.

Mark Dacascos is another favorite of mine so other couple of blade picks for me would be:
 1. American Samurai
 2. The Crying Freeman

Some other picks..
 1. 'The Hunted' starring Chris Lambert, John Lone and Yoshiro Harada Sensei (The Train fight specially)
 2. 'The Highlander' series' Katana Fights by Adrian Paul (hopefully he didn't use a double there..  :-P)
I am not even adding the authentic Japanese Samurai Flicks like The Lone Wolf series and other greats (which are far too many.)

Some even more poetic and greatly choreographed recent filmed blade movies are:
1. Shinobi
2. The house of Flying Daggers
3. Ninja Scroll (Anime anyone.Please see this! Awesum katana fight sequences !!! )

Finally apologizing about the looooooong post..  :-)

- Regards and Gratitude unlimited

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