Friday, 2 May 2008

Movie watch: The Forbidden Kingdom

Keyaaah! Eyaaah!

Kung fu is back with a bang.

Forget the story though, or the formuliac plot, because we are not complaining.

Jackie Chan and Jet Li create art in a deadly duel, the centerpiece of the movie, the other fight scenes are good too..
Lot of subtle-sounding stuff like "..hear the soundless.." and wacky nonsensical one-liners help us turn a blind eye to the story of a Kungfu movie crazy teenager going back in time to "fulfill the prophecy", as it often happens in this much-loved Hollywood genre.

A breezy watch, largely due to Chan and Li creating some extraordinary moments of martial art.

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