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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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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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47 Ronin DVD

Advantages: Action, fantasy, Japanese swashbuckler
Disadvantages: Too scary for children

47 Ronin is a Hollywood remake of a popular Japanese samurai fable called the Chushingura, or tale of the 47 Ronin. However, with this adaptation, Hollywood has chosen to set the action in a mythical feudal Japan of sorcery and monsters. Keanu Reeves is ...

Beerninja 05.11.2015 · Read full review
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47RONIN

Advantages: special effect,music,costumes,landscape,fighting scenes and actors
Disadvantages: It was more like a fairytale instead of a story with reallity.

Director: Carl Rinsch He directed the short video (The Gift) 2010 Starring: Keanu Reeves, Hiroyuki Sanada, Jin Akanishi, Kô Shibasaki, Rinko Kikuchi, Tadanobu Asano Plot: (spoiler if you haven't seen the movie) The movie is a fantasy-adventure-martial ...

kapamarou13 25.03.2014 · Read full review
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