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  • Legendary Weapons of China

    Legendary Weapons of China 1982

    ★★★★ Watched 23 Apr, 2016

    A remarkably fun and engaging martial arts classic by the Shaw Bros. Lots of kung fu shenanigans, weird magic (aka "spiritual boxing") , and a non-standard story for this genre of film. It's not just your average master/student revenge picture. Worth a watch if you're a fan of the genre and want to see some great weapon styles.

  • Invincible Shaolin

    Invincible Shaolin 1978

    ★★★ Watched 01 Apr, 2016

    A well filmed entry in the Shaw Bros canon, with their typical colorful style. The plot is interesting pitting some Shaolin masters against the local masters at the request of a local general. Odd, because the "villains" from Shaolin are affable and likable. Sympathetic, to say the least. Basically, they hang around as two of the local students train to beat them, fail, and then train again.  Eventually, the students become good enough, come to get their revenge, and it…

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  • Ninja III: The Domination

    Ninja III: The Domination 1984

    ★★★½ Watched 28 Feb, 2014 1

    Sort of like mashing together The Exorcist, Poltergeist, Samurai Cop, any Sho Kosugi movie, Flashdance, and Tron.

    So, awesome, obviously.

  • Dredd

    Dredd 2012

    ★★★★½ Watched 02 Mar, 2014 2

    Even without having ever read the comic, I somehow feel that I can assure any fan that this is the best adaptation they will ever hope to see. The action is great, the conceit is superb, and it doesn't try to put on airs or be something it isn't. It's just a great action film, with some great characters.

    Removed a star because, let's face it, that helmet is just a tad too big for Urban's head. That or his…