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Reviews: Ip Man 3 (2016)

ip_manHere are review links for this film submitted by our members:

  • [New – 1/22/16] | Robert Cashill @ Popdose.com
  • [New – 1/22/16] | Kenji Fujishima @ Paste Magazine
  • [New – 1/22/16] | Charlie Juhl @ Citizen Charlie
    • Excerpt: Ip Man 3 continues the pattern of interrupting what could be thought-provoking marital arts drama with the absurd by casting Mike Tyson as the behind the scenes villain who is even outacted by Ip Man’s wooden kung-fu practice contraption.
  • [New – 1/7/16] | James Marsh @ Screen International
    • Excerpt: Donnie Yen and director Wilson Yip reunite for a third round of wing chun-related action, this time detailing the grandmaster Ip Man’s clash with a corrupt American property tycoon played by Mike Tyson, alongside a title challenge from a rival master (Max Zhang Jin). Veering away from the series’ breast-beating jingoism, Ip Man 3 trades the crowd-pleasing intensity of its predecessors for a more introspective portrait of its central character.
  • [New – 1/22/16] | Peter Nellhaus @ Coffee, Coffee and more Coffee
    • Excerpt: There’s a kind of grace in Yen’s movements that makes me think of Gene Kelly.
  • [New – 1/28/16] | Eddie Pasa @ DC Filmdom
    • Excerpt: Donnie Yen brings his “Ip Man” series to a thrilling close with a fairly even film which withstands the stunt casting of Mike Tyson.
Updated: January 28, 2016 — 8:32 pm
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