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THE ASSASSIN’S BLADE (Blu-Ray Review)

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THE ASSASSIN’S BLADE, available now on Blu-Ray and DVD from Well Go USA!

Pretty much any way you slice it, movies are marketed with a specific audience in mind.  A movie starring Dwayne Johnson will likely be aimed at a younger male audience, while a Meryl Streep film may find a home with a more mature, female crowd.  It makes sense that you’d want to get the attention of your key demographic to maximize ticket sales, but sometimes studios stretch the truth.  They may have you believe a picture is an action packed shoot-em-up, when it’s in fact a cerebral thriller.  While it can be an attempt to “throw some ketchup” on something bland, this isn’t always the case.  Ever finish a decent movie that failed at the box-office and think ,”This would’ve done better if they’d sold it as a [whatever it really was]?  Such is the case with “The Assassin’s Blade”, available now on Blu-Ray and DVD from Well Go USA. While the trailer-cutters get it wrong, Director Jingle Ma (“Hero”, “The House of Flying Daggers”) gets it right. Read more