Archive for June, 2016


Dragon Blade


Date Watched: 6/9/2016

Plot: When corrupt Roman leader Tiberius arrives with a giant army to claim the Silk Road, Huo An teams up his army with an elite Legion of defected Roman soldiers led by General Lucius to protect his country and his new friends. (Via IMDB)

Starring: Jackie Chan, John Cusack, Adrien Brody


  • Anyone says: “Protection Squad”
  • Slo-motion
  • Any time “East” meets “West”
  • WTF moments (weird comedy bits that don’t fit in with the rest of the movie)


  • “During this time, it felt as though we were giving birth to a newborn child of hope.” -Huo An
  • “A city without fear, terror, humiliation… Whoever shares that city with me is my friend.” -Lucius

Viewer Quotes

  • “Well, at least we don’t have to listen to that kid anymore.”
  • “Ugh! An arrow through the Adam’s apple? That’s not how I want to go.”
  • “Because every good battle needs a band.””If I had to be here, I’d be in the band.”
  • “Why is there an army of birds?”

What We Learned

Final Take

Despite having 20 minutes edited out for the American version, this film still seemed to drag on.