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Ip Man
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Overall 7
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Movie overall 9
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Extras 5
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Ip Man (2008)

blu-ray.com
8 April 2011
  • Conclusion: Ip Man is a fantastic movie that's built on strong principles of self-reliance, self-restraint, friendship, and what it takes to survive in both the good times and the bad. Its themes are backed up by a first-rate story, fight choreography that's second-to-none, wonderful production design, and an...
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Overall 7
7.3

Ip Man

AV Club
30 September 2010
  • Excerpt: The tone and purpose of the martial-arts biopic Ip Man is set in its opening minutes. In the early 1930s, a local master in the city of Foshan arrives at the doorstep of the title character (played by Donnie Yen), asking for a lesson in the discipline of wing chun.
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Ip Man Blu-ray Review

BigPictureBigSound
5 August 2010
  • Excerpt: The Film We knew nothing about the 2008 martial arts film, Ip Man , going in. It was shocking to find out that Ip Man was a real man, and the mentor of Bruce Lee. However, the Lee years aren't part of this short look at the man's history.
  • Pros: Actors: Donnie Yen, Simon Yam, Xiong Dai-Lin, Hiroyuki Ikeuchi, Lam Ka-Tung, Fan Sui-Wong, Xing Yu, Wong You-Nam, To Yue-Hong, Director: Wilson Yip, Audio/Languages: DTS-HD Master Audio 5.1 (English, Cantonese, Mandarin), Subtitles: English SDH, Aspect Ratio: 2.40:1, Region: A, Number of Discs: 2...
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Overall 7
7.0
Movie overall 6
6.0
Extras 9
9.0

Ip Man (2008)

blu-ray.com
17 October 2009
  • Conclusion: Those of you residing in Region-B territories who could not take advantage of the Region-A "locked" Hong Kong release of Ip Man can finally see this much talked-about film thanks to British distributors Cine-Asia/Showbox Entertainment.
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Overall 8
8.0
Movie overall 6
6.0
Extras 9
9.0

Ip Man (2008)

blu-ray.com
24 February 2009
  • Conclusion: Ip Man follows the story of Bruce Lee's mentor while it also recreates the Japanese invasion of China from the early 1930s in a distinctively flashy manner. Fans of martial arts cinema will surely be impressed with Donnie Yen's terrific fighting skills, but those of you expecting to see a serious...
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Overall 7
7.0
Movie overall 8
8.0
Extras 4
4.0

Ip Man (2008)

blu-ray.com
19 February 2009
  • Conclusion: Ip Man is the type of film that will surely endure improper labels suggesting this is pure kung fu entertainment (with limited appeal to those unfamiliar with the genre). In reality, the production is a dramatic biopic on the life of a fascinating man in Chinese martial arts history, who endured...
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Overall 6
6.0

IP Man

Empire Online
25 October 2010
  • Conclusion: The action is enthralling even if the storyline doesn't always have the ring of truth about it.
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Ip Man (2008)

Filmofiel
3 March 2010
  • Excerpt: Na veel te veel goede reacties van echte martial arts-fans bij de videotheek besloot ik ‘m afgelopen zondagavond te kijken: Ip Man , met Donnie Yen. En waar de film een must is voor alle martial arts-fans, lijdt de film ook wel wat onder z’n eigen drang om waarheidsgetrouw te zijn…
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