Poked In The Movies

Acupuncture’s film debut: “The Yin & Yang of Mr Go”

Acupuncture’s first appearance in an English language movie happened in 1960 – much earlier than you might have thought. “The Yin & Yang of Mr Go”, directed by Burgess Meredith & starring James Mason, was originally filmed in 1970 but wasn’t released until 1978 due to production & budget issues. Set in Hong Kong, the …

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New Video Series Looks at Acupuncture in Film

2020 marks the 50th anniversary of acupuncture’s portrayal in English language films. Since 1970, acupuncture has appeared in over 125 movies ranging from Kung Fu movies to Spaghetti Westerns, from Action Comedies to Science Fiction. “Poked in the Movies” is a new YouTube series being produced by Christian Saint-Pierre at Access Acupuncture in Dartmouth Nova …

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