View Full Version : Miramax Zu Warriors?
09-07-2002, 09:16 PM
Anyone hear of this movie, i saw the trailer in one of the DVDs i rented (forgot which one) It stars some popular Chinese casts and includes the tradition choreography and cinematography in a chinese action film. it's a 1983 movie i believe, but they did a remake? The official website is down for some reason.
Shu shan zheng zhuan (2001) (http://us.imdb.com/Title?0286098)
Shu shan (1983) (http://us.imdb.com/Title?0086308)
09-07-2002, 10:05 PM
I have the movie on DVD but I have not seen the remake. The FX were done by Industrial Light and Magic. It is a decent film that tried to do way too much. It moves fast and it is hard to follow at times but overall it is a good watch. If you want I can refer you to a place on ebay to get it very cheap.
09-08-2002, 03:59 AM
CGI hell... The remake has way too much Special FX and the story is hard to follow. You can pick up the dvd for about $14.99 online, but I doubt you would want to watch more than once.
Check out "Volcano High School", it uses CGI in pretty natural ways - great wire work and Fight Club-like shooting style makes this a winner.
09-08-2002, 06:03 PM
the zu warriors from miramax is not a remake of zu warriors from magic mountain which was made in 1983. it's actually just a horrible re-edit and dubbing of the sequel to that movie called Legend of Zu. it's a little weak on the story side if you don't see the 1983 one though. you wont understand a lot of the back story if you don'tsee the previous one. Most peoples complaints about it are that the story doesn't make a lot of sense but it makes a lot more sense if you see the first one. Also it's real pretty to look at regardless.
The new one that is overflowing in CGI is a prequel to the 1st one.
09-10-2002, 09:05 AM
Yeah, saw this yesternight. Pretty good eye candy but that's it, unfortunately.
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