Movie Review - Enter the Dragon

Movie Review - Enter the Dragon

“Enter the Dragon”

Enter the Dragon is a Martial Arts Film directed by the one and only, Robert Clause. The main characters of this film were John Saxon as Roper, Kien Shih as Han, Ahna Capri as Tania, Angela Mao as Su Lin, Jim Kelly as Williams, Robert Wall as O'Hara, Bolo Yeung as Bolo, Betty Chung as Mei Ling, Geoffrey Weeks as Braithwaite, Bruce Lee as Lee and the one and only, Peter Archer as Parsons
Lee, a Shaolin monk played by the role of Bruce Lee, is recruited to infiltrate the island lair of a one-armed crime boss, Han. Han was a former student of the Shaolin School but has turned his attention to drug smuggling; he still enjoys marital arts and hosts a tournament every three years. Under the guise of the tournament Lee joins the tournament along with other competitors from across the world hoping to defeat the man who has brought shame to his Shaolin School. Does he succeed? I guess you will have to watch the movie to find out.

Clearly ENTER THE DRAGON should be viewed because the great stars in it. In ENTER THE DRAGON, the best parts of the film involve them in a fight. Unfortunately, there aren’t enough of these scenes, but when they do occur they are much enjoyed. The second enjoyable aspect of this film is the cheesy one-liners that are sprinkled throughout the film mainly by John Saxon and Bruce Lee, although the main problem for this movie is the same with all of Bruce Lee’s movies. His character is simply too good to be touched yet alone beaten. Just like all the other movies he has acted in, the ending is too obvious and kills the curiosity of the viewer to wonder “What happens next”.

The scenery of this movie was constantly changing according to the mood of the fight. For example, fights including mind games would be fought in a room consisting of many mirrors to confuse the fighters, grudge fights would be fought in public to disgrace the loser and traditional fights would be fought in a serene area like a forest. The music played...

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