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Finally got round to watching House Of Flying Daaggers!

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  1. Kazman

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    And you know what, I REALLY liked it.

    I hated Hero, but loved House Of Flying Daggers, I also enjoyed Crouching Tiger Hidden Dragon.

    Thought the cinematography was fabulous, the colours, the shots, was all wonderful.

    And yes, she is a babe isn't she ;) :D

    The story was nice, and the performances convincing, it managed the balance between action and story progression very well, and some of the fight scenes were very well done.

    I have the R3 Korean 2 disc special edition.

    I was a little dissappointed with the picture for the first few minutes, thought it was a little grainy, but I think my eyes settled later as the picture exploded with solid sharp imagery, I might check it again and see if it is just those first few scenes where the quality isn't up to scratch.

    Superb film!
     
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    LOL, I watched it for the first time last night too :D

    Yep :smashin:
     
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    This is almost too spooky...almost...I was planning to watch this last night too, I've had it for months...but I decided to play Eve Online instead...
     
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    Kazman - agree with you. I wasn't too keen on Hero, but really enjoyed House of Flying Daggers.
     
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    I only watched this 2 weeks ago, after having it at home since last year. And would agree completely.. Not gone on Hero, but really enjoyed this film. I have the R3 (single disc) , the picture quality is questionable but the DTS track is excellent. Tempted to buy the 2disc R3, to see if the picture quality is better and is the DTS-ES track is upgraded :)
     
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    Gave me motion sickness with all that camera spinning
     
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    I've had this more or less since it was released and I love it! I like Hero, but HoFD blows it away in almost every aspect. I've seen it 5 times now, which is a lot for me these days.

    Ziyi Zhang is sensational, and how about that DTS soundtrack (I'm thinking the Drum game in the Peony Pavillion at the start of the film!!)
     
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    Anyone got any idea what the music is on the channel 4 trailers for Crouching Tiger? is it from the soundtrack of any of these films? :confused:
     
  9. sh18

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    i didnt like Hero that much, fending off arrows with your dress? come on!
    thought HOFD was vastly better, great fight scenes too
     
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    illustrator, I'm fairly sure it's not from the soundtrack to these films. I'm trying to find out though...
     

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