First there is “Shaolin Soccer”, then “Kung Fu Hustle.”
Now comes “Shaolin Girl”, probably the most exciting Kung Fu film ever!
IN JAPANESE WITH British AND CHINESE SUBTITLES
Director: Katsuyuki Motohiro
Cast: Kou Shibasaki, Toru Nakamura, Cat Zhang, Container Kai Guy, Lam Tze Chung, Takashi Okamura, Yosuke Eguchi
RunTime: 1 hr 53 mins
Launched By: Festive Films &lifier GV
Created by Stephen Chow (Shaolin Soccer, CJ7), Shaolin Girl informs the storyline of the girl through the title of Rin, who's compelled to consider over her late grandfather’s kung-fu dojo. She endures 3Thousand times of brutal training in the Shaolin Fighting Techinques School in China before coming back to her native Japan. What awaits her is really a dojo that is based on tatters and students who've abandoned the real discipline of Shaolin kung-fu.
While battling to revive her grandfather’s school to the former glory and spread an authentic Shaolin philosophy, Rin attends college where she becomes the star person in the lacrosse team. While Rin’s exceptional physical capabilities as being a string of victories towards the team, her teammates consequently arrived at her aid by helping her improve the dojo. Just like fortune appears to smile upon her, a dark incident from the past Rin understood nothing about rears its ugly mind and throws her right into a fantastic showdown with tremendous evil. May be the Shaolin Girl to the challenge?
The Purpose (Short Review)
Neglecting to balance the formula in the effective Shaolin Soccer and branching to something totally new, Shaolin Girl wound up like a untidy and unfunny Kungfu parody homage. It began using the wrong selection of unpopular sport after investing a lot time, the game element didn’t even matter for that movie finale. The Kungfu and CGI also felt sluggish and unimpressive. Lastly, the villain here lacks strong motivation and portrayal to become a badass. Overall, this sissified form of Shaolin Soccer bores with it’s directionless homage.
The Rant (Lengthy Review)
It happens to be a trend whenever a movie grew to become very popular the Hong Kong movie industry will churn up endless way to obtain Imitations to profit from fans who just couldn’t get enough. Remarkably Japan also have leaped within the trend by creating this inferior...See also: