— by Melanie Chalil: The Cinemax original series Warrior may be set in 1870s San Francisco during the ‘yellow peril’ but issues of institutionalised racism explored in the show feels rather like a quick glance at headlines from around the world today.

Based on the writings of martial arts legend Bruce Lee, the gritty, action-packed crime drama set during the brutal Tong Wars of San Francisco’s Chinatown in the late 19th century follows martial arts prodigy Ah Sahm who emigrates from China to San Francisco under mysterious circumstances.,,

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