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Thursday, April 29, 2010

Ip man 2

I joined the GSC-EON bank card (Nuffnang) contest
CONTEST post (CLICK HERE)
and won the premiere tickets for
Ip Man 2

Date: 28 April 2010
Time: 9pm
Venue: GSC @ Pavillion, KL
Attended: ME, Jason, Cloudfly, KrazyGal, JayLeo, Alvin, Wen Pink & other bloggers

Genre: Action, Drama
Running Time: 1 hour 48 minutes
Director: Wilson Yip
Cast: Donnie Yen, Sammo Hung, Lynn Hung, Huang Xiao Ming, Louis Fan.

Source: twitchfilm
Plot:
IP MAN 2 picks up the action in 1950 as Ip Man, with young son and heavily pregnant wife (Xiong Dai Lin) in tow, arrives in Hong Kong. Ip establishes his own Wing Chun martial arts school but struggles to bring in students, and therefore an income for his impoverished family, until the arrogant, yet inquisitive Wong Leung (Huang Xiaoming) appears. After taking a thrashing, Leung signs up along with a group of his friends and interest finally blossoms for this new fighting style. However, the other martial arts schools, in particular that of Hung Chun Nam (Sammo Hung), are reluctant to let Ip simply set up shop on their turf. When Leung gets into a fight with one of Hung's students (To Yu Hong) and is subsequently held for ransom, Ip Man is forced to face Hung and barter for his release

Personal Comment: (Spoiler may occur, read at your risk)
One of the main fighting scenes, between Donnie & Sammo is a good fighting scene.
Fighting is one of the highlights in this movie.
The second important fighting scenes is between Donnie & the World Boxing champion.
Enjoy the fighting scenes and see what happen.

I have to agree that the script is able to engage the characters and infuse its story with tension and excitement.

It seems like both of the main characters in Ip man 1, doesn't really appear much in Ip man2.
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but it doesn't really affect the whole movie. Hopefully after watching this movie, we can still protect our Chinese martial art spirit!

And also one of the main question people will ask, whether the story will talk about Bruce Lee, you shall watch it to find out the answer.
So I am guessing if Ip man 3 will be out at the big screen, I am sure that it will talk about Bruce Lee.

Personal Rating:
Plot: 7.5/10
Action: 8/10
Effects: 7/10
Overall:8/10

10 comments:

  1. Donnie Yen won't be in Ip man 3 if there is one:(

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  2. no IP MAN 3 la. Donnie said b4. IP MAN 3 vs Aliens meh? ><

    y u didnt join CHS WUSHU CLUB last time huh? haha

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  3. @Kelvin, yeah I read it at the newspaper
    @JayLeo, I joined CHS wushu club- TAICHI! =D

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  4. thanks for the review. cant wait this saturday to watch it.

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  5. @windi, no problem! hope u enjoy the movie!

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  6. i saw ur face in krazy girl pic [blog post bout ipman screening].. so nice la you ppl blogger always gather one

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  7. I wanna watch thisssssssss ! ;D

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  8. 人類最大的悲劇不是死亡,而是沒有掌握有意義的人生..............................

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  9. @kelyn, thanks for spotting me! haha!
    @Coerlly, go watch this weekend, I am sure you love it!

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  10. Are u sure Donnie won't be acting in IP Man 3?

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