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Ip Man (China 2008)

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Synopsis (possible Spoiler): A semi-biographical account of Yip Man, the first martial arts master to teach the Chinese martial art of Wing Chun

Yip Man (traditional Chinese: 葉問; simplified Chinese: 叶问; pinyin: yè wèn, Cantonese Jyutping: jip6 man6; alternative spelling Ip Man; also known as 葉繼問; 1 October 1893-2 December 1972) was the first martial arts master (Chinese: Sifu) to teach the Chinese martial art of Wing Chun openly. He had several students who later became martial arts teachers in their own right, including Bruce Lee

IMDb 6.0/10 (over 2500 votes)

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The Rape of Europa (2006)

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Synopsis (possible Spoiler): The story of Nazi Germany’s plundering of Europe’s great works of art during World War II and Allied efforts to minimize the damage.

Another surprise as I didn’t expect much. But I have to admit I was glued to the screen the moment it started. In a sense having the Nazis steal the artwork was at the end the only way for these pieces to survive the war.

RT 79% (38 reviews) IMDb 8.2/10 (over 190 votes)