Favorite kung fu movie scenes

Zhang Ziyi performs some of the best Baguazhang choreography ever in her role as Gong Er in the movie The Grandmasters. Image taken from www.china.org.cn

Zhang Ziyi performs some of the best Baguazhang choreography ever in her role as Gong Er in the movie The Grandmasters. Image taken from http://www.china.org.cn

We were having a discussion on 2013 May 7 about a list of “the 20 most devastating moves in martial arts films.” Here’s what I had to say about that list and some other scenes I’d have added to the list.

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Origami Time: Pac-Man

If you’ve known me for more than a few days, you’ve probably seen me fiddling around with a piece of paper. I first got into origami because my father was amazing at making paper airplanes. He got me a book (long since lost after a move, sadly) full of these incredible designs, like one that looked like a throwing dart and another that looked like a vampire bat. As a kid, my first thought was, naturally, “How do I make these things fly harder, faster, better, stronger?” Then in high school, the question became, “How can I make these cool things that make me and my pals laugh?”

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