Yeah, and just with Uma flying around and doing sommersaults and whatnot while killing the crazy 88.[/quote]
Good point. Since Beatrix was trained by Pai Mei, she was able to incorporate the Kung Fu elements into the Samurai fights so indeed there was some
Shaw Brothers influcence in Vol.1.
[quote]I mean, would the HOBL fights best represent an old Shaw Bros. type film or an actual Japanese Samurai Film?[/quote]
I think the HOBL battle best represened a Shaw Brothers film, however the Beatrix/O-Ren fight represented a Japanese Samurai film.
[quote]Tarantino even said that Volume 1 is his “Shaw Bros. type film” so I wouldn’t doubt him.
He’s right. You can see the Shaw Brothers influcence in the camera shots and some of the fights.