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Lee-mendous! The Top 10 Greatest Bruce Lee Moments

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Click here to read our Enter the Dragon at 40 feature.

Rob Daniel

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Enter the Dragon Hits 40… Hard!

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“When the opponent expands, I contract.  When he contracts, I expand.  And when there is opportunity, I do not hit.  (Raising his fist) It hits all by itself.” – Bruce Lee, Enter the Dragon

Enter the Dragon feature - posterEnter the Dragon was released 40 years ago on July 26th 1973.  Tragically, Bruce Lee had died six days previously, so never saw the phenomenon his martial arts classic would become over the next four decades.

Originally intended as a cash-in on both James Bond and the imported Chinese action films that were doing big business at the time, what makes the movie so special?

The answer is Bruce Lee.  Enter the Dragon was intended to be a global showcase for the Chinese-American actor, proving he could move from Eastern to Western action star.

In this respect it was a smash hit, making $25m at th...

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The Grandmaster

poster-the-grandmasterDirector: Wong Kar-wai

Cast: Tony Leung Chiu-wai, Zhang Ziyi, Zhang Jin, Chang Chen, Song Hye-kyo, Wang Qingxiang, Yuen Woo-ping

Cert: TBC

Running time: 125mins

Year: 2012

The lowdown: After a 6-year absence maverick Hong Kong director Wong Kar-wai returns to the big screen with a biopic of martial arts master Ip-Man.  Tony Leung Chiu-wai is the stoic kung-fu legend, whose turbulent life included rivalry with competing schools; oppression from occupying Japanese forces and the subsequent Communist Chinese government, and who late in life mentored a young Bruce Lee...

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