release year:1996 genre:martial arts viewing setting:home DVD, 12/17/98 what I expected:cheese what I got:constantly-moving action cheese
synopsis:A man sets out to avenge his brother's death by fighting in a to-the-death tournament.
impressions:As my roommate said, "Now this is what true cheese is all about." Yep, this movie offered heaping amounts of exactly what it advertised: fighting, fighting, and more fighting. The different fighters were even actually unique and interesting. We didn't expect nudity at all, which is why it was even better when we saw it - multiple times, multiple women. Oh, yeah.
acting:Danny Trejo (the knife-throwing bad-ass from Desperado) dominated this movie as the nasty bad guy. It was good to see him get a role he could sink his teeth into.
final word:Cheese, but very well-paced and entertaining cheese.
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