The Man With The Iron Fists

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Rick-Yune-and-David-Bautista-in-Man-with-the-Iron-Fists

2012

Directed by RZA – Written by RZA and Eli Roth

Starring: RZA, Russell Crowe, Lucy Liu, Cung Le

As far as films which are born directly from the mind of a musician go, Man With The Iron Fists is 100 times better than any of its predecessors. I went into the cinema not excited to see a rip-roaring martial arts film, but to see what the RZA had managed to do with $20 million and I left with a grin on my face which has remained since.

I generally hold a staunch opposition to the music industry and the film industry colliding for any reason other than soundtracks, but on this occasion the RZA has surpassed my predictions and created a film which entertains for the full 95 minutes. Every part of the film oozes with the same level of pastiche which surrounded Kill Bill (2003) and the nod…

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By Nicholas Maithya Posted in Reviews

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