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Shaolin Soccer

3 Ratings: 3.0
Action & Adventure and Art House & International movie directed by Stephen Chow

Computer generated special effects have seldom been so giddy as inShaolin Soccer, a gleeful fusion of kung fu and a classicBad News Bearssports story. A former soccer star--whose "golden leg" was broken by a hired mob--assembles a team of former students … see full wiki

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Director: Stephen Chow
2 reviews about Shaolin Soccer
review by . December 14, 2006
posted in Movie Hype
Stephen Chow did an amazing job of creating a story involving real characters in not so real, but agreeable situations. He has given each character a personality of its own; just to create comedy, with a humor that is sometimes honest and others rough. It has some great comedy moments although, coming from the characters, very peculiar ones.    It basically all comes from the characters. You have different persons, united by one thing: Shaolin Kung-Fu. And then you have one man, …
review by . October 15, 2005
I was out with some buddies this past Tuesday and, for some reason, the talk turned to what was the worst and the best comic book movie. I maintain that the best is Unbreakable, but the others wanted to limit the selection to movies that were adaptations of comics rather than simply movies that captured the underlying myths and tropes of the genre (which, typically, means superheroes, at least in the U.S.). The best adaptation that I know of is probably Spiderman, although X-Men is very close. I …
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