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reviewed Fist of Fury. March 13, 2011
Fist of Fury
Fist of Fury stars Bruce Lee as Chen Zhen, an angry young man who possesses a dangerous punch called the "fist of fury". Once he's in fighting mode, the kid can't stop. Arriving at the …
reviewed The Big Boss. March 13, 2011
The poster for The Big Boss
The Big Boss aka The Fists of Fury was the feature film debut of Bruce Lee in a lead role. Earlier in life, Bruce Lee was a child actor and star. Years later whilst in a America, he became a Martial Arts …
reviewed Ip Man 2. February 08, 2011
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Ip Man 2
Star Rating:         I’m generally not a fan of martial arts movies, mostly because they seem to be about nothing other than martial arts. What bothered me greatly …
reviewed Gorgeous (1999 movie). December 17, 2010
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Gorgeous (1999 movie)
   his is somewhat different from the other Jackie Chan movies that I have seen. For starters it's basically a romantic comedy with martial arts added. The humor is pretty foreign to us …
reviewed License to Steal. August 24, 2010
License to Steal
   I knew nothing about this movie before seeing it other than the knowledge that it was a Yuen Biao film, and that was more than enough temptation for me to watch it. In actual fact he didn't …
reviewed Jet Li's Fearless (2006). July 27, 2010
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Jet Li's Fearless (Unrated Widescreen Edition)
FEARLESS is one of the BEST Kung Fu films I've seen in a long time. The film is based on the real-life tale of the legendary Huo Yuan Jia, founder of the Jin Wu Martial Arts Federation. Up to this …
reviewed Drunken Master. May 28, 2010
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Drunken Master
      DRUNKEN MASTER       In 1978 a film came out that in my opinion revolutionized the industry and made one man a superstar, that film was "Jui Kuen aka …
reviewed Ip Man 2. May 26, 2010
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Ip Man 2
After the highly successful IP MAN, Donnie Yen once again reprises his role as Bruce Lee’s teacher; the famed master of the martial arts style of Wing Chun in its sequel “IP Man 2”. …
reviewed Crouching Tiger, Hidden Dragon. February 27, 2010
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Crouching Tiger, Hidden Dragon DVD
It's been a decade since Crouching Tiger, Hidden Dragon first came out, and there have been dozens of copycat and other Chinese epic movies in the meantime, but this one is still the best. Crouching Tiger, …
reviewed Crouching Tiger, Hidden Dragon. February 27, 2010
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Crouching Tiger, Hidden Dragon DVD
It's been a decade since Crouching Tiger, Hidden Dragon first came out, and there have been dozens of copycat and other Chinese epic movies in the meantime, but this one is still the best. Crouching Tiger, …
reviewed Crouching Tiger, Hidden Dragon. February 27, 2010
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Crouching Tiger, Hidden Dragon DVD
It's been a decade since Crouching Tiger, Hidden Dragon first came out, and there have been dozens of copycat and other Chinese epic movies in the meantime, but this one is still the best. Crouching Tiger, …
reviewed Way of the Dragon (Meng long guojiang). May 01, 2009
Poster for the movie
Way of the Dragon a.k.a. Return of the Dragon is the first and only film that Bruce Lee had managed to direct solo. He also was the co-action director, writer and actor. For this project, Bruce Lee set …
reviewed Jet Li's Fearless (2006). April 29, 2009
Jet Li's Fearless (Unrated Widescreen Edition)
This is one of the best martial arts films I have seen! This is a film that didn't give into the hokey symbolism and fantasy that seems to be prevalent in a lot of the Chinese period movies about the …
reviewed Crouching Tiger, Hidden Dragon. March 23, 2009
Crouching Tiger, Hidden Dragon DVD
How could this movie make so many peoples' top 10 lists? The plot was ridiculous. The fight scenes were no big deal (generally any low budget Chinese Kung Fu movie has similar scenes. What was with all …
reviewed Fist Of Legend. March 20, 2009
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Fist Of Legend
…that's the way Gordon Chan's "FIST OF LEGEND" was dubbed before; it displays Chen as a little cocky, a little arrogant but honorable young man. Dragon Dynasty has restored the film's original language …
reviewed IP MAN. February 17, 2009
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IP MAN
                     In the tradition of Jet Li's "Fearless" and "Fist of Legend", comes …
reviewed Jet Li's Fearless (2006). July 03, 2007
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Jet Li's Fearless (Unrated Widescreen Edition)
Jet Li's 'Fearless' has all the best aspects you'd want from an Asian movie: combat with stunning movies that shuffle the deck, ancient, wise lessons, and exquisite beauty that lingers on like a butterfly. …
reviewed Jet Li's Fearless (2006). February 01, 2007
Jet Li's Fearless (Unrated Widescreen Edition)
What can us viewers do to change your mine?...O well I got to say that director Ronny Yu has made the right choice of casting Jet Li as Huo Yuan Jia, after Jet portrays Huang Fei Hong in his remarkable …
reviewed Jet Li's Fearless (2006). January 04, 2007
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Jet Li's Fearless (Unrated Widescreen Edition)
Jet Li has been an impressive presence in film as a martial arts practitioner and choreographer both in his native China and in his US films. He has selected FEARLESS as his final film as a martial artist …
reviewed Kung Fu Hustle. December 11, 2006
Kung Fu Hustle
Being a chow fan myself, I must say this is by far the best work he's done. I was absolutely captivated and immediately at home in this very foreign place. This film is so strangely retro and yet tangible. …
reviewed Jet Li's Fearless (2006). October 04, 2006
posted in Movie Hype
Jet Li's Fearless (Unrated Widescreen Edition)
This is one of the best martial arts films I have seen! This is a film that didn't give into the hokey symbolism and fantasy that seems to be prevalent in a lot of the Chinese period movies about the …
reviewed Kung Fu Hustle. August 23, 2006
Kung Fu Hustle
How do you describe a film with the slapstick of the stooges, the moves of a Bruce Lee? Frankly you don't, you just watch it and enjoy.    The plot of this picture takes quite a few …
reviewed Crouching Tiger, Hidden Dragon. March 08, 2006
Crouching Tiger, Hidden Dragon DVD
Some people here cannot see the beauty of things even when it hits them in the face. Ang Lee has said he has always wanted to make a Wu Xia film and he did, he brought sophistication and strong production …
reviewed Kung Fu Hustle. January 25, 2006
Kung Fu Hustle
Kung Fu Hustle is supposed to be a comedy but it's so much more than that. The story begins with a rather serious scene when the entire Crocodile gang is taken out by the dancing, powerful, and notorious …
reviewed Kung Fu Hustle. January 20, 2006
Kung Fu Hustle
KUNG FU HUSTLE is clearly one of the silliest, funny, genuinely well-produced comedies to come around for a long time. It is so very refreshing to lose yourself in this farce knowing that the entire purpose …
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