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Birth of the Dragon: My Review of the Movie

birth_of_the_dragonThe new movie entitled, Birth of the Dragon, released today. I know there has been a bit of controversy between the filmmakers and Linda and Shannon Lee over the portrayal of Bruce. I must admit, I was a bit troubled by the first trailer of the film which seemed to focus on a supporting character, who was caucasian, rather than on Bruce Lee.

But I was still excited because it’s been years since a “Bruce Lee movie” had been made. (Dragon: The Bruce Lee Story, 1993 – which I really enjoyed).

So, as fan/admirer of Bruce Lee, I decided to go see Birth of the Dragon so I could make up my own mind, rather than merely listening to the critics. Here is the movie’s synopsis: