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The Defender – the action

As stated in a previous blog, I find The Defender to be reasonably entertaining and competently made but a little slow and overloaded with lovey-dovey scenes. What Corey Yuen lacks as a director of romance he (with the assistance of … Continue reading

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The Defender

To my mind The Defender (aka Bodyguard from Beijing*) is a typical contemporary Hong Kong action film. There is none of the poetry or epic scope of some of Jet Li’s earlier films (such as Once Upon A Time in … Continue reading

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