Truth be told, though, what typically draws audiences to these films are the fight sequences, and despite Fist of Legend's above average intelligence in the script department, it is these action elements which prove to be the film's greatest legacy. Jet Li What ensues in Fist of Legend is an unusually literate historical examination of a fascinating era in Chinese-Japanese relations, one fraught with intrigue and political posturing, often to the detriment of both of these nations' peoples. What ultimately gives Fist of Legend its unusual staying power is the epic sweep of its story combined with the visceral power of Li's acting and fighting forgive me for this one chops. Luckily, that trend reversed itself fairly convincingly with The Protector, which I half wondered might be due to Tarantino's involvement with that film. He returns to China after the war and takes on the identity of Qi Tianyuan, a comrade who was killed in action when a sniper hits him. Though Li is front and center throughout virtually all of this film, supporting performances are uniformly strong, especially the lovely Shinobu Nakayama as Li's love interest. Disguising himself as a caped fighter by night, Chen intends to take out everyone involved as well as get his hands on an assassination list prepared by the Japanese.
Mientras, Chen Zen, uno de los alumnos de Huo regresa de su entrenamiento en Japón. Mientras, Chen Zen, uno de los alumnos de Huo regresa de su entrenamiento en Japón. I toggled back and forth between all three of these and found I liked the Cantonese best, though both of the Chinese tracks are plagued by some synchronization issues. Join other movie fanatics in our CyTube. That man is a disguised Chen Zhen, who intends to infiltrate the mob when they form an alliance with the Japanese.
En Shanghai, la Academia de Artes Marciales entrena a los jóvenes que aún creen en su país para convertirlos en luchadores. Some of the most elaborate moments, however, are almost like ensemble dance numbers in a musical, with groups of men moving in tandem in deliberately complex choreography. A mysterious stranger arrives from overseas and befriends a local mafia boss. Legend of the Fist: The Return of Chen Zhen is set in the period before the Second Sino-Japanese War. Our bot automatically removes dead links, this may have been what happened, message mods to inquire.
Unfortunately, no lossless audio options are offered on this Blu. For more about Fist of Legend and the Fist of Legend Blu-ray release, see published by Jeffrey Kauffman on May 3, 2010 where this Blu-ray release scored 4. En Shanghai, la Academia de Artes Marciales entrena a los jóvenes que aún creen en su país para convertirlos en luchadores. Both of the mono tracks do have a bit of the boxy sound of films much older than a vintage 1994 movie, but overall fidelity is fine, if not mind-blowing. Fist of Legend is a notable exception, with an intelligent script rooted in historical truth, and an amazingly athletic performance from Jet Li. Image from: Life of Pi 2012 Deals Reviews Releases Top lists Database Community By genre 75510 59022 16152 12342 8601 55336 13255 4246 35985 7948 8865 88379 9181 2918 22312 35572 2363 20388 3008 10769 2524 30731 1612 6747 4187 26656 6971 22281 2403 914 14191 6119 29428 40158 919 5141 10101 3160 6737 61872 10053 4738 By studio About Fist of Legend 1994 Fist of Legend Blu-ray delivers great video and mediocre audio in this excellent Blu-ray release Infuriated by Master Huo's brutal defeat at the hands of a Japanese master, a young martial arts student returns from studying in Japan to seek ultimate revenge. El maestro Huo, fundador de la Academia, es un obstáculo para los japoneses, por lo que deciden asesinarlo.
The source elements themselves have very minor issues, including passing flecks and a scratch or two. Al comentar el Post automáticamente tienes acceso a los links, solo tienes que ir a la primera pagina del Post y los veras. Logan is becoming my new favorite commentator. Reviewed by , May 3, 2010 For those of us in the West, any mention of Japanese Imperial aggression inevitably brings to mind visions of Pearl Harbor and Japan's rapid conquest of the islands that dot the vast expanse of the Pacific that separates their island nation from the Americas. Even the fiercest punches here sound anemic, not a good sign in a film which relies on sound effects to deliver visceral excitement during an action sequence.
This is a very good looking transfer by and large, with beautifully saturated colors and a wealth of fine detail. This time around, popular actor and martial arts champion Jet Li steps into the shoes of folk hero Chen Zhen, in a race to save his master's honor and his own pride. Al enterarse de la muerte de su maestro, decide investigar lo ocurrido y restablecer la reputación de la Academia. The second Sino-Japanese War serves as the political and social backdrop to Fist of Legend, one of Jet Li's earlier film efforts and one which helped him attain the worldwide superstardom he enjoys currently. Bối cảnh của phim là thành phố Thượng Hải năm 1937 trong thời kì chiến tranh Trung-Nhật lần thứ 2. Too often martial arts films are disparaged as being something akin to living cartoons.
The fight choreography here is by Yuen Wo-ping, whose work was so impressive the Wachowski brothers hired him to do similar service for the Matrix films. Director Gordon Chan also mounts this production with an assured elegance and grace. Mix in an interesting, if somewhat underdeveloped, love affair which Zhen undertakes with a beautiful Japanese girl Shinobu Nakayama , and elements of Romeo and Juliet begin to pop up in an unexpected, Asian context, adding to the unusual elements which have made Fist of Legend so widely admired, and not just by martial arts fans. In fact, astute viewers will notice a certain similarity in moves between these disparate films, as Jet Li and his nemeses dart, fly and erupt acrobatically in ways very similar to Neo and his crew as they battle their forces of darkness. Một trong số này là Fist of legend Tinh võ môn.
Both nationalities make the case a test of honor, so Chinese and Japanese pride are at stake when it culminates in Chen's final epic duel against the ruthless, undefeated Japanese general Fujita. While overcoming suspicion and ambition within the kungfu school, Chen exhumes his master to prove… Director Gordon Chan Casts Jet Li,Shinobu Nakayama,Siu-Ho Chin,Billy Chow,Yasuaki Kurata… Runtime 103 min Genres. As Brett Ratner discusses in one of the plentiful extras, Li proved himself in this film to be that same sort of martial arts superstar that both Bruce Lee and Jackie Chan had become, a performer equally at home in the emoting arena and the bludgeoning people to death with his bare hands arena. A remake of 1972's Bruce Lee starrer Fist of Fury, Legend tells the story of fictional Chen Zhen, a Chinese student attending school in Japan where he is discriminated against due to his ethnicity , who returns to Shanghai after his martial arts master dies unexpectedly. El maestro Huo, fundador de la Academia, es un obstáculo para los japoneses, por lo que deciden asesinarlo. While overcoming suspicion and ambition within the kungfu school, Chen exhumes his master to prove Hou's defeat was the result of poisoning.
Li manages to make Zhen a completely believable character, even in the often cartoonish surroundings of the fight sequences. Costumes are appealingly gorgeous throughout. Director: Writers: , Starring: , , , , , Producer: » Fist of Legend Blu-ray Review Jet Li delivers one of his most admired performances in 'Fist of Legend', an unusually literate outing for a martial arts movie. In the late 1930's, China, though large, was still by and large a feudal society attempting to come to terms with modern ideas and technologies. While the surround activity is fun in the fight sequences, for the other, non-action segments and there are lots, despite the film's pedigree , the 5. If the movie you're posting hasn't been posted in the last two weeks, then you may post it. Li has never been more athletic than he is in Fist, with several literal knockout moments, including a great blindfolded sequence and another trademark fight where his belt provides some extra attack power.
Aidé du maître d'arts martiaux japonais Fumio Funakoshi Yasuaki Kurata , de Huo Ting-en Siu-hou Chin , le fils de Huo Yuan-jia, ainsi que de Mitsuko Yamada Shinobu Nakayama , sa petite amie japonaise venue le rejoindre, le jeune homme est déterminé à venger l'honneur de son maître. Japan, on the other hand, was highly militarized and technologically quite savvy. Trần Chân Lý Liên Kiệt , một công dân Thượng Hải, đang học tại Nhật thì nghe tin sư phụ của mình là Hoắc Nguyên Giáp, người đứng đầu Tinh võ môn, bị giết chết trong một trận thách đấu với một võ sĩ Nhật Bản. He eliminated both a German machine-gun nest, sniper, and some riflemen using only bayonets looted from dead French soldiers. Sur place, il apprend que son vieux maître Huo Yuan-jia a trouvé la mort au terme d'un combat truqué contre le directeur d'une école de karaté rivale.