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'Kung-Fu Hustle': A Hilarious Martial Arts Primer

Hong Kong writer, actor, and director Stephen Chow's new film, Kung-Fu Hustle, is a very funny calling-card for American audiences and an entertaining introduction to a variety of martial arts styles.

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Bob Mondello, who jokes that he was a jinx at the beginning of his critical career — hired to write for every small paper that ever folded in Washington, just as it was about to collapse — saw that jinx broken in 1984 when he came to NPR.