The Man, the Myth, the Legend: Bruce Lee

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  1. ShogunTBone

    ShogunTBone Ode to No One

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    Caught Enter the Dragon again today, I had forgotten just how much of a masterpiece it really is.

    Discuss everything Bruce Lee here.
     
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    Cptn1NSAN0 shows no mercy

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    ShogunTBone Ode to No One

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    vorpalraddish ★ Diamond Dog ★

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    That's funny.

    I just got home from work and just started watching it.
     
  5. Slick_36

    Slick_36 Bad Man from Borger, Texas

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    Bruce is alright I guess, but he ain't no Sonny Chiba.

    Just kidding. Bruce was awesome, we lost a real hero when he died. China would have an amazing MMA scene had he lived past 1993.
     
  6. Bullitt68

    Bullitt68 Senior Moderator Staff Member Senior Moderator

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    The second link in my sig includes a big two-part essay I wrote for a film journal on Bruce Lee and The Way of the Dragon, if anyone's interested.

    The man's responsible for getting me interested in martial arts, movies, philosophy (and critical thinking in general), and weight lifting. It sounds crazy, but basically everything in my life, I owe to Bruce Lee.

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    bcordova Brown Belt

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    You ever go to Seattle, go visit him and Brandon's grave. It was something pretty powerful for me at least.
     
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    Shelter Brown Belt

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    Exact same thing happened to me, such an awesome movie
     
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    Bruce is what got me into martial arts, and Im a nunchaku practitioner because of him as well. He left this world way too soon.
     
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    Slick_36 Bad Man from Borger, Texas

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    Thanks for providing me with even more reason to move to Washington.
     
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    Bruce lee got me interested in martial arts.My mom taped ETD for me and the nunchuka scene in the cells drove me crazy.After that,I enrolled in tkd.Sonny Chiba is badass too.I found the streetfighter dvd for sale.Man,his fights are raw,rippin eyes and nuts off.
     
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    ShogunTBone Ode to No One

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    Its incredibly moving to hear the impact that Bruce has had on people, even to this day after his (agreed with Fijeeto) untimely passing.
     
  13. ShogunTBone

    ShogunTBone Ode to No One

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    I just read a few paragraphs, that is some quality work for sure, man.
     
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    Slick_36 Bad Man from Borger, Texas

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    You know Sonny has like half a dozen blackbelts in various arts from Kyokushin karate to judo? Dude is the real deal, it's why he was cast to play Mas Oyama in his biopics.
     
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    mas oyama.I read a little about that guy.He was a machine.I wonder what it would of been like if MO and BL fought each other.
     
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    Slick_36 Bad Man from Borger, Texas

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    Apparently Chiba actually earned his blackbelt from Oyama himself. That's some gnarly pedigree.
     
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    Slick_36 Bad Man from Borger, Texas

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    Oyama would have split him in half like a twig. But that's not to take away from Bruce. That's like Lyoto Machida fighting Jose Aldo.
     
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    Same for me. Bruce Lee has had a massive influence on my life.
     
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    I don't get that really. Enter the Dragon is silly and ridulous compared to most of the other Bruce
    Lee films (other than Game of Death -which is over the top too)
     
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    Slick_36 Bad Man from Borger, Texas

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    Am I the only one who isn't a really a fan of his movies but but is a huge fan of him as a philosopher and martial arts pioneer?
     

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