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REVIEW: When Ip Man's Wing Chun Meets Gong Er's 64 Hands in The Grandmaster, Everybody Wins the Chess Match

Posted by James Brown on Sunday, September 1, 2013, In : 0.03% Wine Coolers 
The Grandmaster

Directed By: Wong Kar-wai

Starring: Tony Leung, Zhang Ziyi, Chang Chen, Zhao Benshan, Song Hye-kyo, and Wang Qingxiang

I've been in need of a good martial arts flick for some time now.  2012 gave us such good films as The Raid: Redemption and The Man With the Iron Fists.  So far in 2013, we've had nothing to match these movies.  I'm sure I'm not the only one who's taken notice of this void throughout the year.  Well, things are finally looking up for those moviegoers who love the...

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REVIEW: The Sorcerer And The White Snake – A Cheesy Martial Arts Meets Demon Fantasy Tale

Posted by SoberFilmChick on Saturday, February 16, 2013, In : 0.12% Hard Liquor 

The Sorcerer And The White Snake


Directed by: Ching Siu-tung

Starring:  Jet Li, Eva Huang, Raymond Lam, Charlene Choi, Zhang Wen

The Sorcerer and the White Snake is a 2011 Chinese film that was not released to U.S. theaters until 2013.  As a Jet Li fan, I was enthused to see the film—although all I really knew about the movie was that Jet Li was a sorcerer fighting a thousand year old demon.  While that sounds ridiculous on its face, Li has successfully dabbled in the fantasy ...

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