Why RZA?! Why did you murder Kung Fu?!

By jaarana
Written November 05, 2012
There are three reasons why this movie sucks 1. RZA can't act I am a huge fan of RZA and the Wu Tang Clan. I loved him in Californiacation. However, in Californiacation he played a role that was similar to his persona. However, The Man with Iron Fists, he plays a completely new role. I am unsure what his role was. He was at times (I am guessing) a hard tough guy, but at times a weak and helpless man. I felt like I was watching a kid in a high school play looking over his shoulders at his high school teacher to see what his next line was. RZA should be RZA, nobody else because he cannot act like anyone else. 2. Horrible Script and Director RZA helped in writing this script and directed this movie. How he managed to make an A-List cast look like co-high school students in a high school play, beats me. But HE DID THAT! At time'sI squirmed because it was uncomfortable watching them. 3. The Movie is Unentertaining This was the first time I watched a kung fu movie and wished I didn't.
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Throwback to Shaw Brothers Studios

By filmmakr2k3
Written November 03, 2012
Wu-Tang staple and wuxia film affecionado RZA delivers probably one of the most over the top and fun films I have seen this year. The Man With The Iron Fists gives the moviegoers who are unfamiliar with the classic kung-fu films of the 60s and 70s an action packed look at the world the iconic studio portrayed in their golden days. This is a passion project to its core. RZA puts great effort in paying homage to the films that greatly influenced Wu-Tang's sound and culture. Everyone involved in this film were clearly having fun with their respective roles, especially Russell Crowe as Jack Knife and Byron Mann as the traitorous Silver Lion. The cast boasts some very notable wuxia actors, including the legendary Gordon Liu as the Abbott. Another notable aspect of this film is the soundtrack. The music ranged from the traditional 70s music, with slick guitar riffs and orchestral flares to hip-hop. I definitely recommend this to anyone who loves wuxia films or films in general.
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The Man With the Iron Fists

By bpope12000
Written November 16, 2012
I really liked this movie considering there was so much blood....Grandma's are really not into bloody action movies...but, I liked how all the characters were very interesting and well played. I was truely amazed at this movie. I would go see it again.
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Sigh

By The RealShadik
Written November 04, 2012
Rza should stay behind the scenes. He's acting didn't even seem like an act. More like glorify me cause i made this movie, so i'm going to be in it straight face and all. Rza was emotionless. He was the man character but i didn't get that. I fell asleep at the beginning. I give Rza a A+ for making this movie happen. I just think the storyline wasn't strong enough. Rza always look like he was pouting. Rza was Nothing dramatical about any losts. It was kind of like he was too cool to act in front of the camera or too gangsta to be acting. Movie would've been a hell of a lot better with someone besides Rza acting. So when you see Rza you just think about him as a music producer and rapper not as an actor. The hip hop music was cool but it didn't fit the movie. They were in Asia somewhere. Movie should've aired on MTV. He would've had better success with it. I bought tickets to support Rza and his attempt to do something big.
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bong bong

By charley-g
Written July 28, 2013
RZA makes his directorial debut with this violent over-the-top chopsocky homage and proves his beat-downs are just as mind-blowing as his beats. If this has already come and gone to your local multiplex, and you can't hold out for the rental, break out Mortal Kombat and re-Enter the 36 Chambers.
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