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Texas Chainsaw Massacre 2’s Lessons In Womanhood

Texas Chainsaw Massacre 2

Texas Chainsaw Massacre 2

Texas Chainsaw Massacre 2, according to Sarah, has some merits that may not be obvious on the surface of the camp horror film.

That’s why she wrote “Nothing Has Prepared Me For The Reality of Womanhood Better Than ‘Texas Chainsaw Massacre 2′” for Electric Literature.

To read the whole essay click here.

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Black Panther Is Going To Be Fighty Good

Black Panther

Black Panther

At this point it’s pretty obvious the Black Panther movie is going to be amazing.

It’s also probably going to have great fight sequences.

Sarah explained why in a piece for Asian World Of Martial Arts.

To read it click here.

 

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Jackie Chan’s Next Act

Jackie Chan

Jackie Chan

Legendary martial arts actor Jackie Chan is 63 years old now.

While that’s not necessarily old, it’s old for an action movie star.

Lucky for us, Chan seems to have a plan for his next act.

Sarah wrote about it for Asian World Of Martial Arts.

To read her story go here.

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Duran Duran And The Power Of Teen Girls

Duran Duran's concert film Arena (An Absurd Notion).

Duran Duran’s concert film Arena (An Absurd Notion).

More than three decades ago a concert film by Duran Duran called Arena (An Absurd Notion) featured spirited young women rising up and asserting their power against a cruel older male villain.

In its way, which was perhaps more artful, fanciful and grander than the average concert doc, the film seemed to predate and predict the coming of contemporary callout culture.

Sarah wrote about the film and its prescience for A.Side.

To read the story go here.

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5 Martial Arts Films For Kid Ninjas

3 Ninjas

3 Ninjas

With the success of The Ninjago Movie from Lego, Sarah made a list of other kid-friendly martial arts movies to inspire pint-sized would-be ninjas everywhere.

To see her list head over to Asian World Of Martial Arts by going here.

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Has Lego Made The Next Great Martial Arts Movie?

The Ninjago Movie

The Ninjago Movie

This fall the folks at Lego released their latest film, The Ninjago Movie.

These fine purveyors of brick-based toys also happen to make surprisingly entertaining movies.

Because of this, Sarah theorized Lego could make the next great martial arts movie.

She explained why for Asian World Of Martial Arts.

Read her piece here.

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Charlize Theron’s Martial Arts In Atomic Blonde

Charlize Theron in Atomic Blonde

Charlize Theron in Atomic Blonde

Charlize Theron’s bad ass take in the action film Atomic Blonde was physically demanding.

According to Theron, her background in dance and her fight training were both important in pulling off the detailed fight sequences in the film.

Sarah wrote about this for Asian World Of Martial Arts.

To read about it go here.

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