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(Black) Man With The Iron Fists: RZA's Foray Into Kung Fu Film

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Poster of RZA’s film Man With the Iron Fists

This week saw the release of first images and the official trailer of RZA’s long-awaited homage to kung-fu film, Man With the Iron Fists. Not only does the film represent a new chapter in the long love-affair between African Americans and Asian culture, it reminds us how long that love affair has been. Read more… 642 more wordsAn insightful comment on some of the reactions to publicity surrounding this upcoming film.

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I don't know that I'd call it a love affair with Asian culture - a little broad - but it's certainly a love of Kung Fu cinema. I saw a documentary about this a while back...can't seem to find it. Or maybe it was an extra on a movie DVD. Anyway, RZA knows his stuff. I listened to his commentary on the 36th Chamber DVD, wondering what the hell he was doing there, and he was amazing.
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I am quite addicted to martial arts movies, which is odd when you consider that I hate violence. But when I declaim my love for these films my offline friends s

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