Tuesday, April 29, 2008

Forbidden Kingdom

The Forbidden Kingdom is a 2008 Hollywood martial arts action adventure film from Lionsgate and The Weinstein Company directed by Rob Minkoff. Two of the well-kown names in the name of martial arts film genre come together onscreen, Jackie Chan and Jet Li, with the action sequences choreographed by Yuen Woo-ping.

Minkoff's time traveling take on the Monkey king fable that finds an American teen named Jason Tripitakas transported back to ancient China after wandering into a pawn shop and discovering the king's fighting stick. Once there, the adventurous teen joins an army of fierce warriors who have sworn to free their imprisoned king at all costs. In addition to appearing as the mythical Monkey King, Li will also assume the role as a silent monk as Chan appears in the role of the monk T'sa-Ho.

Monday, April 28, 2008

10,000 B.C

10,000 B.C is a 2008 American prehistoric movie starring Camilia Belle as Evolet and Steven Strait as D'Leh, directed by Roland Emmerich released on March 7, 2008.

As a member of a primitive tribe during the dawn of man, 21-year-old mammoth hunter D'Leh travels through unknown lands on a quest to rescue his people from extinction. D'Leh, leads an army and uncovers a lost civilization in pursuit of a warlord who kidnapped his love, Evolet. D'Leh and his army encounters saber-toothed cats, mammoths and other prehistoric creatures in the journey to save his tribe. Their ultimate fate lies in an empire beyond imagination, where great pyramids reach into the skies. Here they will take their stand against a powerful god who has brutally enslaved their people.