Overall Rank: 3033
Average Rating: 3/4
# of Ratings: 9
Theatrical Release Date: 09/03/2021
Genre: Action, Fantasy
MPAA Rating: PG-13
Director: Destin Daniel Cretton
Actors: Simu Liu, Tony Chiu-Wai Leung, Awkwafina, Fala Chen, Ben Kingsley, Meng'er Zhang
Plot: Having been raised to be a human weapon for the family business of high-profile assassination, instead Shang-Chi has left behind that life for some sense of normalcy on the streets of San Francisco. But an inevitable family reunion from his father means he will have to face his past and put his training to the ultimate test. -- Chris Kavan
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Ian - wrote on 09/03/2021
PC film made for Chinese market. They really pushed the strong women theme hard.
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Chris Kavan - wrote on 09/25/2021
About 40 minutes into Shang-Chi, we get the story of how the Ten Rings tyrant Xu Wenwu (Tony Chiu-Wai Leung) tried to uncover a secret, mystical village of Ta Lo and instead met future wife Ying Li (Fala Chen) who easily disarmed the supposed legendary warrior in a poetic dance/battle set in a picturesque bamboo forest complete with a waterfall and a casually-winding creek. It's graceful with a touch of fun and a hint of romance to come - and it's a big part of what makes Shang-Chi stand out from a typical MCU film.
Marvel films tend to be big and bombastic - heavy on the action and CGI - entertaining, but not always much more than one eye-candy scene after the other. Shang-Chi plays things a bit different. We are introduced to our hero "Shaun" (Simu Liu) as a typical San …
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