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Go and see Hero. Now.

Go and see Hero. Now.

Trust me when I tell you that the “new” film (actually 3 years old!) starring Jet Li, Hero literally pisses all over the dullsfest that was Crouching Tiger, Hidden Dragon.

The storyline is much more believable, the kung-fu is top notch, and believe me when I tell you that you have never seen leaves falling so beautifully on camera before. Or Maggie Cheung looking as perfect as she does in Hero.

If you like your kung-fu, or fantastic cinematography, then this, for Western audiences, is what Crouching Tiger should have been. Not to mention the coolest moustache ever seen on a Chinese actor. Which I’ve been half-heartedly trying to emulate ever since, and miserably failing.

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  • IMHO "Animal House" pisses all over Crouching Tiger. What a grossly over-rated pile of crap that was.

    Of course, I have no sense of culture.

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