House of Flying Daggers

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House of Flying Daggers

Post by Datadog » Sun 05.22.2005 2:38 am

Not Japanese and not manga, but I just finished watching it and was blown away by how incredibly good it was. Has anyone else seen it?

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RE: House of Flying Daggers

Post by ShinDig » Sun 05.22.2005 3:40 pm

yup! :D fab film...but the ending was a bit OTT i thought...beautiful fight scenes...well choreographed :)

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RE: House of Flying Daggers

Post by ohemgee » Sun 05.22.2005 6:40 pm

Sure, it's gorgeous, but I couldn't feel for the characters at all, the love story was ridiculous, and the plot just dragged on, and on, and on... Not Zhang Yimou's greatest moment. I felt he was too in love with the whole look of the film, and didn't pay attention to the important parts, like a good story. It's been done, and done better, by other films.

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RE: House of Flying Daggers

Post by SanguisPluvia » Sun 05.22.2005 7:33 pm

I liked the movie very much, I got the DVD when it came out...

The fight scenes were nicely done, and the story was good yet it still seemed like a shortened version of a larger story...
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RE: House of Flying Daggers

Post by Datadog » Mon 05.23.2005 1:35 am

Yeah, I would've liked to see how the battle between the general's army and the house of flying daggers went at the end, but I think the last fight represented what happened in a way,

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RE: House of Flying Daggers

Post by ShinDig » Thu 05.26.2005 4:54 pm

sorry, but the last fight...i thought was pretty ridiculous..it went on for weeks..lol :P

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RE: House of Flying Daggers

Post by GMK-kaijuu » Thu 05.26.2005 5:02 pm

Thats why it was so great! I feel they were fighting about who loved the girl more. And neither were going to stop or give up! I agree this wasnt the greatest movie ever but its still a good movie.
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RE: House of Flying Daggers

Post by ShinDig » Thu 05.26.2005 5:17 pm

hmmm...i get your point, but i mean yea, it was cool that they were fighting for the girl they loved...but the stupid bit was when she managed to suddenly get up..with a DAGGER in her heart, (baring in mind that she'd just been snowed under) i mean come on!!! ent that just a little bit OTT?:o

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RE: House of Flying Daggers

Post by Datadog » Fri 05.27.2005 1:11 pm

Well, they also throw daggers that fly around like guided missiles, so by that point, anything was possible.

Also, a true samurai warrior, even with his head cut off, can perform one final action. Don't ask me how, they just can.

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RE: House of Flying Daggers

Post by ShinDig » Fri 05.27.2005 1:22 pm

lol...point taken ;)

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