Jackie Chan Presents: Wushu (2008)

Jackie Chan Presents: Wushu

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The bond of brotherhood is put to the ultimate test when a tight-knit team of martial artists unite to defeat an evil master. Li Yi (Wei Dong) and his little brother Li Er (Wu Dezhou) are starting a new life with their father Li Hui (Sammo Hung), a respected wushu instructor, when they enroll in the martial arts consortium. Over the course of the next decade, they hone their skills to perfection while forging an unbreakable bond with fellow students Fong Fong (Liu Xin), Xiao Zhang (Shi Yao), and … More

Rating: PG-13
Genre: Drama, Action & Adventure, Art House & International
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On DVD: Jan 26, 2010
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LionsGate Entertainment

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19/06/2012 (DVD)

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Antony Szeto has shown up in many departments for various films. For Wushu: The Young Generation, he elects to step into the director's chair. This may not be brilliant film making, but it is entertaining nonetheless.The plot for this 1 hour 40 minute picture is fairly weak. However, this film rarely gets boring. For the most part, the pacing is quick and a good portion of the film style is playful, which is why there are times where this movie is placed in the family film genre. The music is upbeat and a bit childish and there are also multiple split screen shots and sliding scene transitions.The first 15 minutes follows 5 children attending martial arts school before jumping forward to their young adult years. The sequence where this transition happens is nicely done. There are 2 parts to this story. The main portion deals with the students competing in a martial arts tournament. The other part of the story deals with kidnapping and this only exists to prolong the movie and add more action outside of the competition.The action comes in bunches and the choreography is quite impressive. About half of the fights and shows come in the competition, while the rest appear outside with the kidnapping plot. It is the 5 students performing all the action, but Sammo Hung shows he still has the moves, as he steps in for a battle.The acting isn't that great. There is a bit of overacting at times, but it does tend to fit in with the style of film. The actors themselves do perform their own stunts and this is a plus.Wushu: The Young Generation lacks a sophisticated plot, but it is still a fun movie to watch.

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