Written November 28, 2015
I'm not sure if I just missed a prequel, but there were just some unanswered questions about the characters (and their physiology) where the details were just glossed over or the dialogue was just not loud enough for me to understand. I'd have loved for them to take an extra minute out of the bloodshed to help me understand how the characters got to where they are.
The action sequences were great, and thankfully enough humor was added where I wasn't overwhelmed or grossed out (this is not my favorite genre). Overall, I had a good night out with my husband watching this movie, but I don't think its one that I'd care to re-watch or take home.
Written August 04, 2015
This movie is like watching a Chinese movie, only that the characters are speaking English and not dubbed. LOL... RZA can't act, but I give him credit for trying.
Written February 01, 2015
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.
Written April 01, 2015
Not a great movie to see if you are interested in real kung fu. Fine if you like dismemberment. Rather like the Sicilian puppet stories of Orlando Furiouso, but with hookers.
Pass unless you are in the mood to see something so badly written, with such poor dialogue, that it begins to laughable because of how bad it is.
Written January 26, 2015
I have to admit, being a closet fan of old school martial arts movies, that The Man with The Iron Fists stayed true mostly to the genre - albeit with a lot more blood tossed in plus rap music. The music though only did what good movie music does - set a mood. It got a little slow in some parts, but the action and fighting sequences were enough that I really, really enjoyed it. Who the hell knew Russell Crowe could use a knife like that?