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The Legend of Chun-Li

Written by Myhorng. 14 comments Posted in: Movie, Review


Those who are close to me will know that my tolerance towards movie is wide. To me, movie is meant for entertainment. So, if it serves this purpose well, I’ll be ok with it. Of course, this doesn’t mean that I do not know which is good and which is bad. Maybe my standard good and bad might be differ from yours.

Chun Li, a video game character in Street Fighter II make famous by Capcom. I used to play that video game quite a lot during schooling time during ‘ponteng’ (skip) class etc. Now, they make it into a movie, The Legend of ChunLi. By the mean, I need to watch it, since it is something to remembrance our youth.

ChunLi’s fighting moves

In general, I find myself more entertaining with The punisher II, at least I get some laugh from it. Refer to fireangelism’s review on it here and you will know what I mean (it used to be 3 words instead of 1, “Don’t F Bother’).

Kristin Kreuk & CG ChunLi

There are loads of scenes that not really making any sense but this movie is all about ‘Street Fighter’ the movie. So, it does make sense by this way ‘only’. Kristin Kreuk (Chun Li) is hot and she’s trying her very best in acting I guess. Elizaveta Kiryukhina, (Bison’s daughter) quite pretty. The rest of the FSI, CIA, FBI, SWAT whatever ABC, DEF, all really contribute zero to the movie. They are not even funny that would at least make u laugh. The fighting, isn’t that great anyway. How could you be able to speak good mandarin while you were young (daddy is talking to you in mandarin all the while) and you are not able to speak proper mandarin when you are older. This is the one of the major area I couldn’t tolerate in the movie. Argh… that’s all. Not going to replay that movie in my mind again.

ChunLi in the Movie

Myhorng Rating – 4/10

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  1. KY

    well it’s all good since she’s hot?

    March 3, 2009 at 9:57 am
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  2. eMmy LiM

    from your write up, the movie is lousy wor???

    March 3, 2009 at 3:49 pm
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  3. Myhorng

    KY, this is a very few things that is good in the movie, and no, it doesn’t make any good for the movie.

    eMmy, indeed YES.

    March 3, 2009 at 3:58 pm
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  4. -eiling-

    wow so hot that she sizzles!

    March 3, 2009 at 8:39 pm
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  5. pinyin

    this movie is so disappointing!!! i used to use this character when i played street fighters and definitely i looked forward watching this show..kesimpulannya… this movie sucks….the 2 investigators serve no purpose wan.. n also the kissing part also so lame..

    March 3, 2009 at 9:44 pm
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  6. Myhorng

    eiling, ooo la la.

    pinyin, i wonder the kissing really work in real life?

    March 3, 2009 at 11:07 pm
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  7. Yin Mei

    And one more thing: She was a rich girl judging from her house and all the maids and it doesn’t even make sense for her to go hungry and homeless in Bangkok. She could have at least taken some cash with her or credit card.

    And how come Bison doesn’t wear that hat or beret or cap or whatever u call it.

    March 4, 2009 at 1:20 am
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  8. Myhorng

    YinMei, must keep telling yourself, it is street fighter then everything make sense… cos u need to accept all silly things in a video game don’t you?

    March 4, 2009 at 5:13 am
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  9. Pet

    My character when playing Street Fighter is always Chun Li! Dunno why…

    March 4, 2009 at 10:01 am
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  10. thenomadGourmand

    I totally dig Kristin- frm the Smallville days.. but sadly yea..she cant act..

    March 4, 2009 at 6:49 pm
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  11. Myhorng

    Pet, you did play street fighter too huh.. wow.

    thenomadGourmand, but she’s hot. LOL

    March 5, 2009 at 9:15 am
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  12. Pet

    That is very loooooooooooong time ago! Don’t ask me to play now, sure lose within the 1st minute! LOL

    maybe when my children are bigger, I can practice with them!

    March 6, 2009 at 10:41 am
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  13. Myhorng

    when ur children older, i dun think they will be playing street fighter anymore. will have those more changgih kind of game dy.

    March 6, 2009 at 11:35 am
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  14. Pet

    yeah, I mean practice pc / video game with them! that if they want to play with mummy lor…

    March 6, 2009 at 3:55 pm
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