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Street Fighter-Legend of Chun-Li (Blu-ray)

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Brace yourself for the hard-hitting action and high-flying excitement of Street Fighter: The Legend of Chun-Li. including an all new unrated cut! Based on the wildly popular Street Fighter video game series, this powerful martial arts adventure explores the origins of the Street Fighter universe through Chun-Li (Kristen Kreuk), who avenges her fathers death at the hands of Bison (Neil McDonough) and his evil Shadaloo Empire. Now the stage is set, the challenge is clear, the legend will be forged...but who will prevail? Round One. Fight!


Studio Foxvideo
SKU 211086914
UPC 024543588764
UPC 14 00024543588764
Format Blu-Ray DVD
Release Date 6/8/2010
Rating Rating
Aspect Ratio
Widescreen  2.35:1
Name Kreuk,Kristin
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ReviewSource Los Angeles Times
Review Arcade aficionados, as well as their long-suffering friends, spouses and roommates, will recognize the three-dimensional equivalents of "Street Fighter's" dramatis personae: Kristin Kreuk as jump-kicking crime fighter Chun-Li, Neal McDonough as crime lord Bison, and Michael Clarke Duncan as his towering henchman Balrog (whose name is right out of "The Lord of the Rings"). To them, the movie adds a pair of detectives on the trail of a mysterious underworld organization called the Shadaloo: Moon Bloodgood as a Hong Kong gang specialist, and Chris Klein as a floppy-haired Interpol agent who looks as if he rents himself out as a Sonny Crockett impersonator...Chun-Li's quest to take down Bison is spurred by her father's kidnapping and abetted by Gen (Robin Shou), a martial-arts master whose training regimen involves ball bearings, circular saws and the fine art of flailing her arms around until a glowing ball of pinkish energy appears between them...All of this, of course, is just stuffing, excelsior packed around hand-to-hand skirmishes. But considering that they're the movie's sole raison d'etre, the fight scenes are surprisingly lame. Bartkowiak gooses the action with wire-work and digital undercranking, but it can't disguise the rote choreography of scene after scene in which Chun-Li dispatches a herd of attackers with a few well-placed whacks. It doesn't help that Kreuk looks more like a yoga teacher than a fearsome warrior.
Reviewer Sam Adams
ReviewRating 5
Rated R, Unrated, Widescreen, Subtitled
Product Attributes
Actor Kreuk,Kristin
Label Fox Home Entertainment
Music Format Blu-ray DVD
Video Format DVD
Tim Brayton, of the best video game adaptations ever made.
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