Monday, February 16, 2015

The Four 2012 (film)

INTRODUCTION:

A tradition in Chinese martial arts movies where people strong in "qi" power can jump around light as a feather, fight in treetops, and do other superhuman feats. My favorite character was the girl who is stuck in a wheelchair, but whose qi powers are strong enough that she is far from useless in a fight. Her name is Yayu but her nickname is "Emotionless".

There are a lot of things to like about this movie, the cinematography was first rate, the locales were beautiful and enough night and rain scenes to satisfy me. the action scenes were very well done, the acting was not bad, the male leads were better then the female. The set design was dope, the acting was cool. I doubt anyone expects an Oscar award winning acting performance in an action film. The costuming dope. Special effects dope and of course the action was amazing to watch from beginning to end. , I give this a 7 on the 10 scale. If you like fantasy martial- arts you might want to add a point to that! Also, I really liked the music.


The Four 2012 (film)


PROFILE:
  • Directed by: Gordon Chan, Janet Chun
  • Cast : Deng Chao, Liu Yifei, Ronald Cheng, Collin Chou, Anthony Wong, Jiang Yiyan, Chen Taisheng, Wu Xiubo, Even Wu, Sheren Tang, Waise Lee, Tang Zhiping, Ryu Kohata, Zhang Songwen, Bao Beier, Anna Fang, Michael Tong, Liu Changde, 
  • Release dates: 12 July 2012
  • Running time: 117 minutes
  • Country: China, Hong Kong
  • Budget: RMB80 million ($12.5 million)
  • IMDb Ratings: 5.8/10
PLOT:

The story begins with the country experiencing a significant increase in circulation of counterfeit coin currency, leading to growing unrest and instability. Official investigators from the Department Six, acting on a tip-off, rush in full force to apprehend a suspect who is trying to sell a coin die stolen from the imperial mint, only to find the suspect and the evidence being taken into custody by agents of a hitherto unknown secret service, known as the Divine Constabulary, which is commissioned by the Emperor himself.

Despite being aware of Cold Blood's true mission, the chief of the Divine Constabulary seeks out Cold Blood and welcomes him into the agency. Once inside, Cold Blood is surprised to observe that the Divine Constabulary staff live and work together more like a family than a highly formalised professional security force. Despite their small size, the Constabulary works efficiently and effectively through a few individuals with very specialised skills which are useful in solving crimes. Cold Blood finds his loyalties divided, and things are made harder as he becomes tangled in a love triangle with two girls, one from each agency.

PICTURES:

The Four 2012 (film)

The Four 2012 (film)

The Four 2012 (film)

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REFERENCE:
Asiatorrents, IMDb, Wikipedia

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