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少年陳真 (2004)
Hero Youngster

Reviewed by: mrblue
Date: 10/08/2010

The titular "hero youngster" presented here is Chen Zhen, the literary hero who was the basis for films like Bruce Lee's Fist of Fury and Jet Li's Fist of Legend. But even though the veteran master Yuen Biao has a fairly meaty role in this production, don't get your hopes up too much. Made with a budget of seemingly about fifty-four cents and with the expected leaden pacing to show for it, Hero Youngster is more often an exercise in tedium rather than excitement.

Reviewer Score: 3

Reviewed by: leepifer
Date: 04/27/2005
Summary: Just a TV movie but Biao is back.

Well,i watch this one because Yuen Biao is back in HK and i didn't expect too much from this little production.
As the title says,the hero is a young boy whose name is...Chen Jun.
So you can see how he became a real hero in his childhood,defending the weak and another young boys against some villains.(The Japaneses of course!)
Don't ask about the plot,it is not the good point.
Don't ask about the quality production,it is not the good point.(the picture seems to come from the 80's!)
Ask for action?
It's quite good as you see the boy moves around the screen and in reel efforts fights against adults who don't care that he's a child.
Chen Jun is a righteous boy who has a justice feel and he never doubts of him.
Yuen Biao gives some credits to the whole product as he honestly plays his part and shows that he can still give some good action scenes(but don't forget the man has a serious back ill)
This tv-product really does not entertain but it is not annoying either.
It shows that HK is faithful to its heroes and even a so-so movie can tells the legend :-)

Reviewer Score: 3