Tai Chi Hero Reviews

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Adam Nayman
Globe and Mail
April 26, 2013
While Fung's attempts to err on the side of seriousness in this one after the stylized video-game high jinks of its predecessor are clearly purposeful, they don't necessarily make for a more pleasurable viewing experience.
Full Review | Original Score: 2/4
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Robert Abele
Los Angeles Times
April 26, 2013
There's less of the hyperventilated genre-pinging (video games, manga, comic books) from the first film. But there's still a nagging, cartoonish emptiness ...
Full Review | Original Score: 2.5/5
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Andy Webster
New York Times
April 25, 2013
"Tai Chi Hero" merely fills the eye, offering little that stays with you.
Full Review | Original Score: 2/5
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Bruce Demara
Toronto Star
April 25, 2013
Purist fans of martial arts cinema probably won't embrace this film any more than its predecessor.
Full Review | Original Score: 1.5/4
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Simon Abrams
Village Voice
April 23, 2013
This sequel is sluggish and rote where its predecessor was aggressively perky and desperate to please.