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Choose Your Fighter! A Look at Martial Arts Films Geeks Represent!

    • Society & Culture

Today, we’ll be talking about martial arts movies. Sure, here at Geeks Represent, we love all kinds of action movies, but there’s just something about the martial arts genre that gets our hearts racing and adrenaline pumping. So let’s jump kick right into it!
Timestamps 00:00:13 Intro
00:00:32 What Is It About Martial Arts Films/Shows That Kicks All The Ass?
00:04:09 How Do You Think Martial Arts Have Affected Asian American Stereotypes?
00:07:59 Awesome Philosophies In Martial Arts Films
00:24:09 Martial Arts Spoofs Like Kung Pow: Enter The Fist and Volcano High (MTV Edition)
00:28:31 Martial Arts Films and Action Expanding Outside of Just Asians or Even Outside of Jackie Chan/Jet Li
References https://www.hulu.com/movie/equilibrium-712af04a-fc4e-437e-87aa-d7ec3f387a8b?entity_id=712af04a-fc4e-437e-87aa-d7ec3f387a8b Equilibrium
https://www.amazon.com/John-Wick-Keanu-Reeves/dp/B00R8L51BC John Wick
https://www.history.com/topics/china/boxer-rebellion#:~:text=In%201900%2C%20in%20what%20became,Western%20and%20Japanese%20influence%20there. Boxer Rebellion
https://www.paramountplus.com/movies/video/WsQks8ESaQyu9QYm69nfJxWwQG36xSWS/ Shaolin Soccer
https://www.amazon.com/gp/video/detail/amzn1.dv.gti.5c4dea18-0d0e-4316-a65b-7dc8a0cac8d2?autoplay=0&ref_=atv_cf_strg_wb The Protector
https://www.hulu.com/movie/never-back-down-f0d8f0e9-0e79-4c1e-a57f-27bb9bc7425d Never Back Down
https://www.amazon.com/gp/video/detail/amzn1.dv.gti.98a9f726-dba8-8767-d129-cbb07de7edd9?autoplay=0&ref_=atv_cf_strg_wb Undercover Brother
https://www.hulu.com/movie/mortal-kombat-7045e326-04ec-4e99-9d74-83735f1a1f9e Mortal Kombat
https://www.netflix.com/title/80148162?source=35 The Night Comes For Us
https://www.hbomax.com/series/urn:hbo:series:GXSySgQ5Pe06olAEAAAJr Warrior
https://www.amazon.com/Raid-Redemption-Iko-Uwais/dp/B008KNZ4LO The Raid
https://therokuchannel.roku.com/watch/0ff6c2708514575ea36c3f56a5fcbdb1?source=google Enter The Dragon
https://www.hbomax.com/feature/urn:hbo:feature:GYEfQYQD1Lgc6kgEAAAAW Black Dynamite
https://www.hbomax.com/feature/urn:hbo:feature:GX7hX4Qn4isJApgEAAABu Kill Bill
https://www.amazon.com/gp/video/detail/amzn1.dv.gti.64a9f761-b0b4-d9ed-f4dd-c71f27a6976c?autoplay=0&ref_=atv_cf_strg_wb Kung Pow: Enter The Fist
https://www.hbomax.com/feature/urn:hbo:feature:GXwO6xQx5WZpiwwEAAAOP Romeo Must Die
https://www.imdb.com/title/tt0301429/ Volcano High
https://www.amazon.com/gp/video/detail/amzn1.dv.gti.b5fc8f6a-d135-49e4-9b2c-4e48b36ec214?autoplay=0&ref_=atv_cf_strg_wb Once Upon A Time In China
https://www.imdb.com/title/tt0106936/ Legend Of Fong Sai Yuk
https://www.amazon.com/gp/video/detail/amzn1.dv.gti.aeb869cf-ba0e-1c7a-c4a5-0f57881d3de3?autoplay=0&ref_=atv_cf_strg_wb Ip Man
https://www.amazon.com/Jet-Lis-Fearless-Li/dp/B000M5DRMG Jet Li’s Fearless
https://play.hbomax.com/page/urn:hbo:page:GYfmxDwyDvzO-wwEAAACT:type:feature?source=googleHBOMAX Crouching Tiger Hidden Dragon
https://www.hulu.com/movie/bulletproof-monk-0f63d5ae-5cf7-4cd0-aa98-28dbfac1122f?entity_id=0f63d5ae-5cf7-4cd0-aa98-28dbfac1122f Bulletproof Monk
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=pcIuVT3X_UI Shaolin
https://www.amazon.com/gp/video/detail/amzn1.dv.gti.4ca9f79e-9648-3d9a-258a-7934b90bbcf3?autoplay=0&ref_=atv_cf_strg_wb The Karate Kid
https://www.netflix.com/title/81002370?source=35 Cobra Kai
https://www.hulu.com/movie/bloodsport-61f7738b-a9a2-483c-be60-f7a4c98d7b09?entity_id=61f7738b-a9a2-483c-be60-f7a4c98d7b09 Bloodsport
https://www.hulu.com/movie/kung-fu-hustle-f1f0bc52-ac69-4b85-a316-7ea5badd9743?entity_id=f1f0bc52-ac69-4b85-a316-7ea5badd9743 Kung Fu Hustle
https://www.amazon.com/Drunken-Master-Siu-Tien-Yuen/dp/B003LPO1QA Drunken Master 
https://www.hbomax.com/feature/urn:hbo:feature:GYGQHkQKmf6UEpwEAAAAD Rush Hour
https://www.amazon.com/gp/video/detail/amzn1.dv.gti.10a9f76c-5bef-3f50-b36c-7337e741a3db?autoplay=0&ref_=atv_cf_strg_wb Shanghai Noon
https://www.amazon.com/gp/video/detail/B00BU

Today, we’ll be talking about martial arts movies. Sure, here at Geeks Represent, we love all kinds of action movies, but there’s just something about the martial arts genre that gets our hearts racing and adrenaline pumping. So let’s jump kick right into it!
Timestamps 00:00:13 Intro
00:00:32 What Is It About Martial Arts Films/Shows That Kicks All The Ass?
00:04:09 How Do You Think Martial Arts Have Affected Asian American Stereotypes?
00:07:59 Awesome Philosophies In Martial Arts Films
00:24:09 Martial Arts Spoofs Like Kung Pow: Enter The Fist and Volcano High (MTV Edition)
00:28:31 Martial Arts Films and Action Expanding Outside of Just Asians or Even Outside of Jackie Chan/Jet Li
References https://www.hulu.com/movie/equilibrium-712af04a-fc4e-437e-87aa-d7ec3f387a8b?entity_id=712af04a-fc4e-437e-87aa-d7ec3f387a8b Equilibrium
https://www.amazon.com/John-Wick-Keanu-Reeves/dp/B00R8L51BC John Wick
https://www.history.com/topics/china/boxer-rebellion#:~:text=In%201900%2C%20in%20what%20became,Western%20and%20Japanese%20influence%20there. Boxer Rebellion
https://www.paramountplus.com/movies/video/WsQks8ESaQyu9QYm69nfJxWwQG36xSWS/ Shaolin Soccer
https://www.amazon.com/gp/video/detail/amzn1.dv.gti.5c4dea18-0d0e-4316-a65b-7dc8a0cac8d2?autoplay=0&ref_=atv_cf_strg_wb The Protector
https://www.hulu.com/movie/never-back-down-f0d8f0e9-0e79-4c1e-a57f-27bb9bc7425d Never Back Down
https://www.amazon.com/gp/video/detail/amzn1.dv.gti.98a9f726-dba8-8767-d129-cbb07de7edd9?autoplay=0&ref_=atv_cf_strg_wb Undercover Brother
https://www.hulu.com/movie/mortal-kombat-7045e326-04ec-4e99-9d74-83735f1a1f9e Mortal Kombat
https://www.netflix.com/title/80148162?source=35 The Night Comes For Us
https://www.hbomax.com/series/urn:hbo:series:GXSySgQ5Pe06olAEAAAJr Warrior
https://www.amazon.com/Raid-Redemption-Iko-Uwais/dp/B008KNZ4LO The Raid
https://therokuchannel.roku.com/watch/0ff6c2708514575ea36c3f56a5fcbdb1?source=google Enter The Dragon
https://www.hbomax.com/feature/urn:hbo:feature:GYEfQYQD1Lgc6kgEAAAAW Black Dynamite
https://www.hbomax.com/feature/urn:hbo:feature:GX7hX4Qn4isJApgEAAABu Kill Bill
https://www.amazon.com/gp/video/detail/amzn1.dv.gti.64a9f761-b0b4-d9ed-f4dd-c71f27a6976c?autoplay=0&ref_=atv_cf_strg_wb Kung Pow: Enter The Fist
https://www.hbomax.com/feature/urn:hbo:feature:GXwO6xQx5WZpiwwEAAAOP Romeo Must Die
https://www.imdb.com/title/tt0301429/ Volcano High
https://www.amazon.com/gp/video/detail/amzn1.dv.gti.b5fc8f6a-d135-49e4-9b2c-4e48b36ec214?autoplay=0&ref_=atv_cf_strg_wb Once Upon A Time In China
https://www.imdb.com/title/tt0106936/ Legend Of Fong Sai Yuk
https://www.amazon.com/gp/video/detail/amzn1.dv.gti.aeb869cf-ba0e-1c7a-c4a5-0f57881d3de3?autoplay=0&ref_=atv_cf_strg_wb Ip Man
https://www.amazon.com/Jet-Lis-Fearless-Li/dp/B000M5DRMG Jet Li’s Fearless
https://play.hbomax.com/page/urn:hbo:page:GYfmxDwyDvzO-wwEAAACT:type:feature?source=googleHBOMAX Crouching Tiger Hidden Dragon
https://www.hulu.com/movie/bulletproof-monk-0f63d5ae-5cf7-4cd0-aa98-28dbfac1122f?entity_id=0f63d5ae-5cf7-4cd0-aa98-28dbfac1122f Bulletproof Monk
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=pcIuVT3X_UI Shaolin
https://www.amazon.com/gp/video/detail/amzn1.dv.gti.4ca9f79e-9648-3d9a-258a-7934b90bbcf3?autoplay=0&ref_=atv_cf_strg_wb The Karate Kid
https://www.netflix.com/title/81002370?source=35 Cobra Kai
https://www.hulu.com/movie/bloodsport-61f7738b-a9a2-483c-be60-f7a4c98d7b09?entity_id=61f7738b-a9a2-483c-be60-f7a4c98d7b09 Bloodsport
https://www.hulu.com/movie/kung-fu-hustle-f1f0bc52-ac69-4b85-a316-7ea5badd9743?entity_id=f1f0bc52-ac69-4b85-a316-7ea5badd9743 Kung Fu Hustle
https://www.amazon.com/Drunken-Master-Siu-Tien-Yuen/dp/B003LPO1QA Drunken Master 
https://www.hbomax.com/feature/urn:hbo:feature:GYGQHkQKmf6UEpwEAAAAD Rush Hour
https://www.amazon.com/gp/video/detail/amzn1.dv.gti.10a9f76c-5bef-3f50-b36c-7337e741a3db?autoplay=0&ref_=atv_cf_strg_wb Shanghai Noon
https://www.amazon.com/gp/video/detail/B00BU

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