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Cold Steel (2011)

Bian di lang yan (original title)
It sets in the era of Japan invasion over China. An ordinary hunter joined army to be a sniper.





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It sets in the era of Japan invasion over China. An ordinary hunter joined army to be a sniper.

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2 December 2011 (Hong Kong)  »

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Quite the excellent war-sniper-thriller thing!
25 February 2013 | by (Naperville, IL) – See all my reviews

I was lucky enough to see this film at its Chicago premiere courtesy of the Chicago Cinema Society. Don't know too much about director David Wu, except that he's edited some of the best action movies I've ever seen. The action touch was quite apparent here in Cold Steel. A young man somehow able to avoid the war raging in his country is recruited by the Chinese when they discover his skills as a sniper and need his help in the face of an ongoing Japanese invasion. The action is fast-paced, intense, and extremely well cut together. When at one point the lead character jumps off a roof into a neighboring building's window, a stunt cameraman follows RIGHT behind him in a nice first person view. I have never seen that before. Things slow down a bit halfway through for a romantic subplot, but it doesn't get too corny. And that's saying a lot considering this came from Hong Kong. You can do better for story or drama, but the flaws are minimal and the action is great as a sniper-thriller.

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