China’s Shaolin Temple is home to hundreds of monks, among them about 25% are warrior monks, who must possess impressive Kung Fu skills, and be masters of Buddhist teachings. BBC’s Sacred Wonders shows us just how difficult it is for trainees to reach this pinnacle.
THE BEST Kung Fu
“Watching a Lau Kar-leung film is similar to watching an illustrated guide or documentation of kung-fu and its philosophy.” The Museum of Modern Art’s La Frances Hui talks about the history of kung-fu films before breaking down the work of legendary filmmaker Lau Kar-leung.
YouTube channel Sync Fu was designed with a single purpose – to combine kung fu and action scenes with wildly out of place music. We’re not sure why it works, but it often does. Ouf favorite is Casshern vs. Mr. Roboto, but Lone Wolf and Cub vs. In The Air Tonight is perfect too.
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