REEL DEAL: Flying Swords of Dragon's Gate

SM CinExclusives brings a film that will get your adrenaline pumping with high flying action with  Flying Swords of Dragon's Gate starring martial arts action star Jet Li.

As one of the defining stories of the martial arts genre, the saga of the Dragon Gate Inn has already been the source material for two classic martial arts films.

Now legendary writer/director/producer Tsui Hark together with Visual Effects creator of ‘Avatar’ – Chuck Comisky revisits these legends in ‘The Flying Swords of Dragon Gate’ bringing new characters and ancient conflicts to life through the vivid depth of 3D.

The film picks up three years after the disappearance of the enigmatic innkeeper Jade and the massive fire that consumed the Inn. A new Dragon Inn has risen from the ashes, staffed by a band of marauders. Masquerading as law-abiding citizens by day, they use the cover of night to continue their true calling as fortune hunters. Now, Ming Dynasty general Chow Wai-On (Jet Li) clashes with nefarious eunuch Yu Hua-Tian (Chen Kun), but the real action begins when the feuding pair encounter Lin Yan-Qiu (Zhou Xun) at a secluded desert outpost known as the Dragon Gate Inn.

For legend says that the Dragon Inn is the site of a lost city buried in the desert--and a treasure that spans dynasties hidden deep within.

Flying Swords of Dragon's Gate is now showing exclusively in SM Cinemas nationwide ins SM Cinemas.

Deliberation time kids! 

Show summary in 3 lines: Weapons Galore Action
Technical Effects: 4 out of 5 stars (Indeed, as it was made by the artist of Avatar, they gave fine details on CGI, the cinematograpgy though was just fair)
Acting and Actors: 3 out of 5 stars  (The movie may have a handful of actors which only a few stand out and made an impression) 
DVD worthiness: 4 out of 5 stars (hope it includes swords!)
Music and Soundtracks:  4 out for 5 stars (Though with traditional Chinese songs and sound effects makes it more authentic for that time period, it may seem awkward for me)
3D Worthiness: YAY!
Pros: martial arts, special effects, landscapes, costumes
Cons:  Plot loopholes, exaggerated scenes
Overall Rating: 3.8 out of 5 stars (For a change, its a great martial arts film that is great to see  all over again)

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