Chen Wo-fu plays that "pacifist who finally gets p***ed enough to kick the bad guy's butt" character that we've seen a million times. Of course, this time they have to kill his master, two of his friends, and rape his girlfriend before he gets off his high horse and does something. The "twist" is that he fights using Tai Chi. The fighting is set up to look like it's going to be interesting in the beginning, but trust me, it's not. The baddies and supporting characters are completely uninteresting, with the minor exceptions of Shih Szu as his sifu's impetuous daughter, and his drunk fighting buddy. Not actually a bad movie, but very standard mediocre stuff, and lacking the flashes of brilliance or creativity that might at least make a scene or two memorable.
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