Crouching Tiger, Hidden Dragon: Sword of Destiny Reviews

August 2, 2016
The Crouching Tiger, Hidden Dragon sequel Sword of Destiny isn't as thoughtful as its predecessor, but its fight sequences will hold your attention.
March 17, 2016
By the climax, the action has been reduced to interminable sequences of people banging their swords together and occasionally being ejaculated into the air like digital snowflakes.
March 2, 2016
Sword Of Destiny suffers endlessly by comparison to Ang Lee's groundbreaking 2000 film Crouching Tiger, Hidden Dragon, for the comparative smallness of its vision, its visuals, and its budget.
February 28, 2016
This martial-arts mediocrity has airborne warriors aplenty but remains a dispiritingly leaden affair with its mechanical storytelling, purely functional action sequences and clunky English-language performances.
February 27, 2016
With all of the first film's startling beauty and emotional subtlety lost, even Sword of Destiny's established stars look uninspired in their roles.
February 26, 2016
It has an appealingly inventive, unruly genre party streak running down its figurative back.
February 26, 2016
While Sword of Destiny looks tremendous and the fight scenes are giddy fun, you can't help but get the sensation that something is missing.
February 26, 2016
Crouching Tiger, Hidden Dragon: Sword of Destiny isn't so much a continuation as a Xerox copy with cheap toner.