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Unleashed – Review

WHAT’S IT ABOUT?

Danny (Li) has been brought up by gangster Bart (Hoskins) not as a son, but as a pet: like a violent dog who’ll rip apart anyone who defaults on a debt herunterladen.
After one of his martial arts displays, a victim seeks revenge, spraying Bart’s car with bullets. Only Danny escapes.
He’s taken in by a kindly blind piano tuner (Freeman) and his step-daughter hits kostenlos herunterladen. But just as he’s rebuilding a life with dignity, his past catches up with him.

WHAT’S IT LIKE?

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The characters are all stereotypes: the kindly, “all-seeing” blind piano-tuner, his nerdy but musical step-daughter, the ruthless gangster, and the innocent and put-upon kung-fu hero – extremely violent, but with a heart maya kostenlos downloaden.
It’s little more than an excuse for Bob Hoskins to play hard and for Jet Li to play even harder – a feeble and predictable plot used to join the dots before a few admittedly impressive fight sequences disney + auf ps3 herunterladen. (It’s reminiscent of Jackie Chan’s early Hong Kong films, but without the humour.) But what do you expect when the first credit to appear on-screen at the end of the film is the martial arts choreographer? herunterladen!
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You’ll want to be unleashed so you can flee the cinema as early as possible.

opens nationwide 19 August 2005

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