Femme Fatale: Women, Violence, and Cinema

Films:¬† Crouching Tiger Hidden Dragon Directed by Ang Lee Starring Chow Yun Fat, Michelle Yeoh, and Zhang Ziyi Crouching Tiger Hidden Dragon¬†covers the storylines of two characters as they intersect in Beijing. Li Mu Bai (Chow Yun Fat) seeks to give up his life adventuring in the JiangHu and settle down with his long-time friend […]

The Man with the Iron Fists Section 1

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The Man with the Iron Fists: Issues of Race, Gender, and Genre Introduction: The film The Man with the Iron Fists is a 2012 martial arts film directed by RZA. It is set in 19th century china in the mythical town of Jungle Village. With its extreme violence and martial arts action, the film serves […]