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Another quality film from Korea

Advantages: the film is real classy
Disadvantages: a sad ending

I now have quite a few Korean made films in my collection, and I see Korea as starting to exceed when it comes to making martial arts movies. Where China tends to rely heavily on fancy wire work, glitzy special effects and fantasy elements to fighting, Ko ...

tayloa22 29.08.2007 · Read full review
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Review of The Warrior (DVD)

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Major Disappointment!!!

Advantages: Exquisite battle scenes
Disadvantages: Depressing, disappointing performances

When i saw on the front cover that Zhang Ziyi was a leading character in the Warrior i thought "it must be good". Unfortunately the film was quite to the contrary. The battle scenes were outstanding and gory, but there's simply too much. This is the ...

topcat1984 31.01.2007 · Read full review
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OH,another Chinese epic with loads of arrows in the air..

Advantages: OK
Disadvantages: OK

Star – Jet Li, Andy Lau & Takeshi Kneshiro Genre – World cinema > Martial Arts Run Time – 126 minutes Certificate – 18 Country – HK/China Awards – 17 Wins & 24 Nominations Amazon – £3.55 DVD £8.77 Blue Ray = = = = = = = = = = = = = = = = = = = = As we k ...

thedevilinme 26.04.2017 · Read full review
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Review of The Warlords (DVD)

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The Warlords

Advantages: One of his better films
Disadvantages: none

In the 1860's the Qing Army of Chinese soldiers protected the smaller towns in Northern China against the Taiping Army that savage these towns for their food, money and women. After a bloody massacre where the only soldier to survive is Pang Qing Yun (Je ...

golferinfr 01.04.2011 · Read full review
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An Insult to the Legend *Commits Seppuku*

Advantages: Based on a National Legend, Colourful, Cast
Disadvantages: Insults Said Legend, Plot Change, Dialogue, Performances, English

The Revenge of the Forty-Seven Ronin The true story of the forty-seven ronin details events in eighteenth century Japan, where the leaderless samurai of a feudal lord showed extreme loyalty and persistence in avenging the death of their deceased maste ...

SirJoseph 05.12.2014 · Read full review
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Review of 47 Ronin (DVD)

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