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黃大仙 (1992)
Legend of Wong Tai Sin

Reviewed by: ksbutterbox
Date: 02/01/2004
Summary: Weird and Boring but..

Well, this one has Lam Ching Ying
coming down from the heavens (he was a
talkative gold turtle) saving the world
with his horse's tail whip in hand.
Hmmmm...anyway, this was said to have been made in 1988 but it looks even older than that!
Anyway, the last reel is kind of entertaining with him fighting off "hopping vampires' that don't look like the kind we all know and love.

The Peking Opera music is quite good though. Only for fans of the great
Taoist Priest..otherwise, you might hate
this one.

Reviewed by: STSH
Date: 03/13/2001
Summary: Nothing special

Lam Ching Ying plays Cho Pin as an adult. I could find no explanation of the title "Wong Dai Sin", though Cho Pin is clearly the title character. As Ching Ying's taoist priest roles go, this one is about average. His one-monk-against-many-opponents are quite entertaining without being anything spectacular. All in all, pretty average.

The end credits were a joy to read. Very unusually for a HK film, all the actors were listed against their character names, and in clear bold print. Now, if I could just learn heaps more Chinese names, perhaps I could have recorded them !

Reviewer Score: 4