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The Secret of the Sword

"I've got that flying horsey in my sight" He-Man & the Masters of the Universe was a massive hit toy line and a massive hit animated TV series. He-Man ruled the airwaves in the 80s and it would only make sense to not only make a feature length theatrical film but also a new spin-off series with a new character! The film follows Price Adam/He-Man as he embarks on the search for his twin sister. Turns out that a new villain by the name of Hordak had kidnapped He-Man's twin sister shortly after birth and taken here to another dimension on a planet called Etherea. No one knows what happened to the little girl, Adora. But, with this information and with a magical sword, He-Man is on his way to find Princess Adora.  What much can be said of "The Secret of the Sword", it's not necessarily a film for cinemas as there is nothing special enough about the movie for it to warrant a theatrical release, other than the length of the film. The animation remains the

New Fist of Fury Theatrical Trailer

The 70's were pretty rough on Jackie Chan. First, he could only find work as a stuntman because no one thought that he had what it took to be a martial arts star. Second, Lo Wei signed him up to star in films, but tried to make him the next Bruce Lee, something Chan did not want to be.

New Fist of Fury is one of the films that Lo Wei directed that tried to make Chan like Lee. While Chan shows that he can command the screen, he is wrongly cast here. Trying to make Chan, not like Lee, but the new Lee, is the wrong way to go. Wei did not care as he saw Chan in a very low light. Wei did not Chan and Chan hated Wei.

New Fist of Fury is not a good film. The acting is standard and the fight scenes are average at best. Chan does what he can, but he is at the mercy of Wei, who was bound and determined to make a star out of Chan as he had done with Lee.


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