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Blocking the Horse chinese drama review
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Blocking the Horse
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by Ggrosz
Apr 2, 2024
Completed
Overall 7.5
Story 8.5
Acting/Cast 8.0
Music 7.0
Rewatch Value 7.0

Strong Female Lead Movie

Story of two young ladies who want to get back their family blade that their father, a Chief Commander, used while valiantly fighting against the Liao during war. The Liao took the blade as a trophy winning against the brave Chief Commander.

The story entirety revolved within 2 days; from the time the blade was taken back by the 2 sisters then fighting the Liao soldiers who went after them.

The fight choreographies were good and theres a lot of them. Set scenes were done convincingly. Costumes matches the story told. There was just a quirky scene wherein the fight was turned into a staged production complete with spotlight so it threw me off. A serious story that has this made me scratch my head.
No beautiful costumes, emperor's, or palace shown in this story so don't expect them.
Overall, I can recommend it for viewing if you are into period action movies that has a good plot a strong female lead.
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