So here’s the latest blood splattered trailer for RZA’s
incoming martial arts venture.
Understating things, I’m a wee bit sceptical.
knows his Kung Fu Cinema.
Yes, there is computer generated gore.
Yes, Russell Crowe
is right there, for some reason.But two trailers in and there is little in the way of promising martial arts on display
. Surely, eyeballs get punched out, heads get lopped off and chest cavities are drilled through by strange mechanical swords.
But it all looks a touch gaudy, perhaps overcompensating for the fact the final edit is a mere 90 minutes though the initial cut was a whopping 4 hours. Or to disguise the reality their biggest martial art star is Chung Le (Pandorum, Dragon Eyes, Tekken, True Legend
Listen, I’m being needlessly bitchy.
has the right idea, trying to get the western mainstream used to the taste of eastern martial arts cinema. They can drink up on November 2nd.
I just reckon he’ll have better luck doing it with a film that’s actually good...
Ok, ok, I'll be nice!