I like action.
Especially martial arts.
Especially the Hong Kong kind.
It’s impressive just how much the 2nd half of this movie is better than the 1st. Almost feels like 2 different movies. I must say I didn’t like it at first but slowly it won me over by focusing on the right characters and Stephen Chow doing Stephen Chow things.
It’s an outright mess, so watch only if you like messy movies. It’s in the veins of The Bride with White Hair, the Swordsman trilogy, and A Chinese Ghost Story…
It’s impressive just how much the 1st half of this movie is better than the 2nd. Almost feels like 2 different movies. I must say I liked it at first but slowly it lost me by not focusing on the characters enough and less Stephen Chow doing Stephen Chow things.
It’s an outright mess, watch only if you like messy movies. It's in the same vein as part 1, pretty much, so go ahead knowing what to expect.
Many hit scenes in this movie, although they weren't so well-directed. Until the final fight sequence, that is.
First of such scenes was the weird disco-kung-fu-dance-off in the club. Hypnotizingly messy.
Then came the bike fight scene which made absolutely no sense but was hilarious to watch.
Then came the final fight sequence that blew the rest of the movie out of the water.
Stunts - 87/100 | Amazing stunt energy on screen, most of it's toward the end…
Long story short, the direction ruins this movie.
Imagine the amazing Web of Deception but instead of being directed by David Chung (a great director) and stealth-directed by Tsui Hark for the splendid Hide N' Seek scenes (obviously), it's made by a random dude who has no idea what he's doing. But Cat III.
It's a shame because I thought the actors were really committing to their roles, and I usually like house invasion movies. Lots of interesting shots too,…
Project A? More like Project "S" for Stunts!
I know, I know, that title's already taken. Would still make more sense than the current title holder.
Stunts - 100/100 | Absolutely ridiculous. Not only from Jackie Chan but his whole crew as well. Damn are these guys impressive!
Narrative - 68/100 | Apparently this is a movie about stopping pirates until the story completely forgets about them for like an hour or so. I'm not complaining too much though…