15 minutes into the Blu-ray and I realized I saw this movie before, however forgot everything about it. Then I watched it again and I'm already beginning to forget the events that unfold in this completely generic Wuxia film.
Donnie Yen is great as always and there is some cool action involving not one but fourteen different blades, but the dull plot and spotty effects make for an overall forgettable affair.
Although I've been a lifelong Star Wars fan, I've never seen the film without some sort of Lucas intervention- until now. Seeing this was almost as exciting as watching the original trilogy for the first time all over again. The painstaking amount of work that went into this version is astounding and the film looks fantastic.
For fans of Star Wars you need to do yourselves a favor and seek this out.
The version I watched was the latest- v2.5
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When Gareth Evans’ The Raid was first unleashed into the world in 2011, I stated that it was the best action film to be released in decades and one of the best ever made. Now, just two years later we have The Raid 2, a movie that had some seemingly insurmountable shoes to fill. Evans apparently knew he had to up the ante, because everything in this sequel is bigger and better. While the first entry was isolated and pure…