you called the star

Tabitha 2022-04-19 09:01:44

In Tongcheng at the beginning of the lanterns, when some people watched the national football team come back to win in front of the TV, and let out the excitement that had been quiet for many years, when they vented their passion, there were still some people who chose to walk into the theater, with piety and respect. Attitude, sincerely appreciate an old work ten years ago, and the master who prompted it to be mentioned many times has a name that everyone in the Chinese film industry knows about - Zhou Xingchi.
In just one month, two kung fu films were released, Wong Kar Wai's "The Grandmaster" and Stephen Chow's "Kung Fu", both old works and new ones, both of which were converted into 3D. Both are kung fu, the former is realistic and the latter is freehand, and the real meanings overlap. What exactly is the strongest kung fu, a piece of cake that cannot be divided, a joke of "I want to learn from me and teach you", but it's just a little.
Looking at the Spring Festival films in recent years, from the cartoon "Havoc in Heaven" to "Journey to the West", to "Journey to the West: Conquering the Demons", there is a Journey to the West every year, and my colleague said that there seems to be no one this year! Who said, is it not enough to have a re-screening of "Journey to the West"? I don't know when it started, but the image of Sun Wukong in my mind already has a clear appearance. He dares to love and hate, he is flesh and blood, he can speak swear words and make jokes, and he is a knife to his brother at critical moments. He had another name five hundred years ago. , called the Supreme Treasure.
Ten years ago, during the Spring Festival, the winter vacation had just arrived, and the pressure of taking the final exams was still lingering. The small-sized TV and the movie channel stood next to Jingwei, a young boy with a handsome face, swearing on the stage. Fist, in the background music, the impression of Stephen Chow appeared on TV for the first time as a non-actor. At that time, Huang Shengyi was still a student at the Beijing Film Academy. Zhou Xingchi was not yet full of silver hair and white hair. He still laughed like a child, but he was less funny and exaggerated in the plot of the movie. That year, I didn't know who Zhang Yibai was. That year, Feng Xiao just put on the hat of the director of the New Year's film.
This may be the only movie in the movie theater at the end of the year that does not require much verbal evaluation. When video tapes and DVDs were rampant, we never thought of seeing Ah Xing's face in the movie theater. Years are old, when the white-haired man facing Chai Jing whispered, "I don't have a chance", we understand that there are not many opportunities left for us. Guess there is a problem with the theater environment and projector debugging. Otherwise, in the face of a film whose lines can be recited, why do many people pretend to be stubborn with red eyes at the end of the show?
In the digital film era, it only takes three days to convert a standard film to 2D; in the modern industrial era, the progress of a huge project can be measured in seconds. But when you find that you are in front of a film film, and you live in an era without electricity, we begin to lament the difficulty of "Kung Fu" and praise the majesty of the Great Wall. In the five minutes after the transformation, Zhou Xingchi gave it to Coolie Qiang, to Huoyun Evil God, to the Legend of Condor Heroes, but not to himself. What is fleeting in the film is the memory of the Axe Gang in "Journey to the West", the Xinghui Cinema in the background of old Shanghai, the "Columbia" neon sign thanking the film company, and the familiar martial arts stars. respect and worship.
There is no need for too much praise for the script lines. There are many brilliant scenes in the film, and some are arranged for discussion. There are three subtle scene transitions. First, when the dumb girl recognizes Ah Xing and strips it out of her memory, the fingers holding the lollipop grow longer and thicker, and the picture turns into color. It has been more than ten years in the blink of an eye; A Xing, who was in danger, could not speak, and drew the shape of a lollipop on the ground with blood. The scene was switched again, and he returned to the side of the dumb girl. The lollipops that had been put together by hard work couldn't stand the action of gravity, and scattered on the outside table again; the most exciting There is nothing more than the end of the film, the camera revolves around the two, Ah Xing returns to her childhood, and the dumb girl also returns to her childhood. The two are like a couple who have released their previous suspicions. They smiled at each other, took each other's hands, and walked into the dessert house together. .
Ten years later, the woman who conquered me with just two tears became a joke in the entertainment industry, and the police chief made a list of bad movies with a "Hurry That Year". We also gradually understood that Ah Xing, who did not want to grow up. The melody has a big talk about Journey to the West, the story is about childhood, and the pig cage city is owned by 72 tenants. The scene with the dumb girl's posture similar to the poster appeared in "Domestic Lingling Paint". Even those quiet scenes that are unknown but make people tearful, we have seen countless times in his movies. Like Stephen Chow holding a turkey card in a sea of ​​​​candles and bowing his head and crying, like Su Qier who escaped Zhang Min embarrassedly with soot on his face and said, "You've got the wrong girl, girl", like the one who wears a spell on his head and looks expressionless as a sunset warrior. A dead monkey, like Yin Tianqiu who shouted "work hard" to the sea, like Xiao Di who kept repeating "It doesn't matter if you are poor, but you must have the guts to not steal or rob" in the face of his father's departure. On the TV talk show, the star whose voice is as thin as a gossamer and whose eyes sincerely and sincerely say "thank you"...

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Extended Reading
  • Brady 2022-03-27 09:01:05

    Zhou Xingxing must make a separate label, just like there is a special Zhou Xingchi folder in the computer. I can't remember when I saw it for the first time. The unique humorous sections of Zhou Xingchi's movies, the unrestrained design, and the fighting scenes with Zhou Xingxing's personal characteristics, this is a movie worthy of collection. I still remember that the deepest impression at the time was that there was an amazing goddess in it, and it was possible to have endless aftertastes without lines, which is also Zhou's greatness.

  • Hilbert 2022-03-21 09:01:44

    There is no kung fu after kung fu, the highest realm of kung fu sees the world, sees oneself and sees all beings, the last sentence said to the evil god of fire cloud, do you want to learn? I teach you. Which one is shocking, it is no exaggeration to say that Stephen Chow's pinnacle work is still the best kung fu film in my heart.

Kung Fu Hustle quotes

  • Barber: Why don't you train us to be top fighters... and we'll avenge them!

    Landlady: Becoming a top fighter takes time, unless you're a natural-born kung-fu genius, and they're 1 in a million.

    Barber: [Does martial arts routine] It's obvious I'm the one.

    Landlady: [immediately punches him in the face] Don't think so.

  • Sing: NO SOCCER!