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Crouching detective, hidden dragon

Advantages: Above average martial arts movie
Disadvantages: Subtitles

Star – Donnie Yen Genre – World Cinema > Martial Arts Run Time – 98 minutes Certificate – 18 Country – China/HK Awards – Wins 11 & 18 Nominations Amazon – £9.99 DVD (£11:34Blue Ray) = = = = = = = = = = = = = = = = = = = = = = So, anyone fancy Sherlock ...

thedevilinme 24.10.2015 · Read full review
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Review of Dragon (2011) (DVD)

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With his bare hands, he conquered the world

Advantages: Fast paced martial arts.
Disadvantages: Slow progress in the story

This film is based off Kyokushin Karate founder Masutatsu Oyama (or as he's referred to in this film his Korean name Choi Bae-dal) Although on the back cover it claims it's based off the real-life it does craftily use the word 're-telling' as in pretty m ...

thebluehippo 25.02.2006 · Read full review
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Review of Fighter In The Wind (Subtitled) (DVD)

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The film cover puts it best, Rocky meets Bruce Lee

Advantages: rock hard movie, fight scenes are mental. and it's a true story
Disadvantages: there are none

Fighter In The Wind- A Review By Addy Fighter In the Wind is a 2004 Korean film that is based on the true story of Choi Yeung-Eui. Forced by circumstances that come to light in the film he changed his name to Masutatsu Oyama, although his preferred ...

tayloa22 26.08.2007 · Read full review
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Review of Fighter In The Wind (Subtitled) (DVD)

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One man will challenege an empire.

Advantages: beautifully shot, performed, presented. A sublime and unique experience
Disadvantages: the way the story is told may confuse

Those who are big fans of world filmmaking instead of that of just Hollywood; with its predictable rom-coms, heavy handed dramas and ‘scary’ teen flicks, and of course let’s not forget our very own, British film industry to which the majority of projects ...

DarkMark 22.10.2004 · Read full review
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Review of Hero (DVD)

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Hero

Advantages: Visual feast, excellent cast, unique narrative style.
Disadvantages: Fights go on too long, lack of depth.

...any way that I can review Hero without comparing it to Crouching Tiger, Hidden Dragon? Probably not, so we'll get it out of the way early. I wasn't a fan of that film at all, and was frankly amazed at the success it enjoyed. It deserves recogn ...

eddie7sf 03.09.2004 · Read full review
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Review of Hero (DVD)

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