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Friday, 29 July 2016

Bangkok Adrenaline (2009)

The film has one memorable thing to offer a viewer: stylish martial arts action that's reminiscent of both Hong Kong action cinema in its heyday and the Thai films of Prachya Pinkaew; about half the time the scenes are even well-edited. Beyond that, however, it has nothing much of value. The cast members who were hired solely for their amazing fighting skills have an excuse for being bad at acting, I suppose, but everyone else earns no such pardon.

1½ wrong answers out of 5

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