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Monday is Fearless

Posted on Wednesday, January 17th, 2007 under Reviews | No comments

FearlessCourtesy of everyone's favorite Student Life boss, Terry Allcorn, I used my free Blockbuster rental to watch Jet Li's Fearless with a few friends on Monday night. It was really amazing the first time I saw it in the theater with Matt Z and it maintained every bit of that monumental and tragic beauty that drew me in initially.

One of Li Lian Jie's best movies yet, "Fearless" embodied so much of what I love about eastern culture and martial art philosophy/action. The two concepts that were most poignant to me were: "Revenge is an insatiable enemy, that indulged, only gives way to more pain and loss" and "Life is no more a journey to a final destination than a path of many opportunities that can easily be overlooked if permitted".

Listed among the most recent "epic" kung-fu films, I rank "Fearless" as follows:
  1. Crouching Tiger, Hidden Dragon
  2. Fearless
  3. Hero
  4. House of Flying Daggers
Have you seen it yet?

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