The imperial guard and his three traitorous childhood friends ordered to hunt him down get accidentally buried and kept frozen in time. 400 years later pass and they are defrosted continuing the battle they left behind
A martial arts instructor from the police force gets imprisoned after killing a man by accident. But when a vicious killer starts targeting martial arts masters, the instructor offers to help the police in return for his freedom.
Shan "Donnie YEN" is a righteous cop who's is admired by the police force to have solved many cases. One day, his past comes back to haunt him when his sting operation is attacked by a ... See full summary »
Seven years after the apparent death of Chen Zhen, who was shot after discovering who was responsible for his teacher's death (Huo Yuanjia) in Japanese-occupied Shanghai. A mysterious ... See full summary »
Inspector Karl (Louis Koo), the eponymous inspector who pays a visit to the opulent Kau family estate, where things are not as rosy as they appear. Family heads Mr. and Mrs. Kau (Eric Tsang... See full summary »
The story of legendary Guan Yu crossing five passes & slaying six generals. He played a major role in the civil war that led to the collapse of Han Dynasty & the establishment of Shu Han of the 3 Kingdoms, making Liu Bei its first emperor.
An imperial guard and his three traitorous childhood friends ordered to hunt him down get accidentally buried and kept frozen in time. 400 years later passes and they are defrosted continuing the battle they left behind.
A high school is in crisis, the students are under-performing and preoccupied with non-academic activities. Henry Chen, aka Big Brother, a teacher with rather rusty writing skills yet armed with the most knowledgeable fists and heart of steel, comes to enlighten and inspire the students with his unconventional teaching methods. Just as the kids are improving their work and enjoying the merits of the educational system, trouble follows. An opportunistic entrepreneur creates havoc by sending in a motley gang of fighters to win over the land. Their approach, however, isn't all that persuasive with Chen as he and his beloved class are going to give the unwelcome guests the benefits of a real education.Written by
Donnie yen comes back in this film as a teacher. A great and wonderful teacher for certain reasons at that.
He does a wonderful job at potraying someone wise and witty and has gone through a lot of stuff for his age and he shows that he truly wishes to teach his students well.
The film's plot itself might be a little overused and cliche, but it's still a fun and sad film to watch. I would have given the film 9 stars just for Donnie Yen's performance. 8 stars because of the film's plot.
However, the film is still riddled with multiple action scenes, true to Donnie Yen's nature. The fights are exciting and unique as it incorporates modern day popular sports as well as some of Jackie Chan's famous prop fighting that adds to comedy.
Overall, it's 8.5/10 for me. 8 because there's no 8.5 but it's not so good that it deserves a 9.
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