Posts Tagged ‘martial arts’

The first entry to a large survey should be a classic. Read this as a suggestion. If you haven’t watched “Way of the Dragon” yet, do so.
Bruce Lee’s skin fits tightly to his muscular system. Squired by a streak of humor he impresses with unfussy effectiveness. Anybody reciting their popular Chuck Norris dictums will be illumed by Bruce Lee’s superiority in a stunning faceoff at the Roman Colosseum.

During the first 25-30 minutes Bruce’s character looking for a toilet is a tiny running gag. I won’t spoil the incident, but I found two details in “Way of the Dragon” astoundingly enough to mention.
First factoid I spotted when Bruce finally enters the restroom. Whilst he had been travelling to help the owner of a chinese restaurant in Rome, which to my knowledge is in Italy, the ersatz signs read very english.

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