|Stephen Chow (director and star of Shaolin Soccer) is at it again with his newest action-packed andcomedic martial-arts adventure, Kung Fu Hustle. From wildly imaginative kung fu showdowns to dancesequences featuring tuxedoed mobsters, you've never seen action this outrageous and characters thiszany!
With jaw-dropping fight sequences by Yuen Wo Ping (famed action choreographer of Crouching Tiger, Hidden Dragon and The Matrix), Kung Fu Hustle will blow you away! In a town ruled by the Axe Gang, Sing (Stephen Chow) desperately wants to become a member. He stumbles into a slum ruled by eccentric landlords who turn out to be kung fu masters in disguise. Sing's actions eventually cause theAxe Gang and the slumlords to engage in an explosive kung fu battle. Only one side will win and only one hero will emerge as the greatest kung fu master of all.
"Think Kill Bill meets Looney Tunes. Entertainment Weekly
"Don't miss it! Exhilaratingly hilarious! Lou Lumenick, New York Post
Kung Fu Hustle - DVD Review
By: Nicholas Schager filmcritic.com DVD Reviews
Published on: 7/20/2007 7:28 PM
|Stephen Chow’s Shaolin Soccer was a unique genre potpourri in which sports films, The Matrix, and science fiction anims all irreverently coalesced into a frantically funny tale of victorious underdogs. The filmmaker’s signature cartoon craziness – an idiosyncratic mixture of Buster Keaton’s physical comedy and Dragonball Z’s lunatic action – likewise permeates Kung Fu Hustle, a similarly ridiculous medley of gangster pictures, musicals, and martial arts films. ...read the full review|