Events

Brute Farce

We don’t know about you, but there were times during the recent Beijing Olympics when we wanted to rain death blows on the Chinese party goons running things. A dark alley, some strategically placed mystery chops, and suddenly it’s our lady gymnasts dominating the medal podium instead of those teensy Chinese tweens. The critics similarly hai-karate’d the Z-movie Dance of Death when it came out in 1976. The flick – which screens as part of Midnite Movie Mamacita’s Martial Arts Movie Mania event – portrays Chairman Mao as a fists-of-fury tyke on a revenge binge. After the screening, well-known Asian martial arts/action-film aficionados Ric Meyers (pictured) and Stephen Watson will host a Q&A.
Mon., Sept. 15, 8 p.m., 2008
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Clay McNear
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