Guest Author - Taisha Turner
Iron Monkey is an action-packed film. It is an early example of the new school wire work. It is a hilarious film as well.
The story line is during a bleak time for the Chinese people. In 1858, the country people falling on hard times move to the large cities to find work. Unfortunately, many only find abuse and starvation. The Iron Monkey becomes the champion of the poor. Iron Monkey, a Chinese Robin Hood, steals from the rich and gives to the poor.
This film, one of the first employing the amazing wire work, has spectacular fight scenes. The actors, Yu Rong Guang and Donnie Yen, appear to float in the air as they combat their enemies. The comic genius of the director is as sharp as the choreography. Plan to laugh, so take small sips of whatever you drink while watching the film.
Buy or rent a copy of this film. Watch the film on a weekend with friends and family. Pop some popcorn and sit back and enjoy.
Story Line 4 durians out of 4
Action 4 durians out of 4
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