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The Bodyguard (2004) Review


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I was misled into watching The Bodyguard by advertising suggesting that the star was Tony Jaa, the gloriously talented Thai martial artist whose work in Ong-Bak is unforgettable. Sadly, this film was made before Ong-Bak, and Jaa appears only in a small role during a particularly balletic supermarket smackdown that, come to think of it, was worth the price of the rental anyway.

The rest of this Thai actioner is a frenzied and somewhat befuddled mess that combines amazing amounts of gunfire with wire-work kicking and flying and heavy doses of comedy. That's to be expected given that it stars Petchai Wongkamlao, one of Thailand's leading comics. We're in Jackie Chan territory here, not that there's anything wrong with that.

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The Bodyguard (2004) Review


Good
I was misled into watching The Bodyguard by advertising suggesting that the star was Tony Jaa, the gloriously talented Thai martial artist whose work in Ong-Bak is unforgettable. Sadly, this film was made before Ong-Bak, and Jaa appears only in a small role during a particularly balletic supermarket smackdown that, come to think of it, was worth the price of the rental anyway.

The rest of this Thai actioner is a frenzied and somewhat befuddled mess that combines amazing amounts of gunfire with wire-work kicking and flying and heavy doses of comedy. That's to be expected given that it stars Petchai Wongkamlao, one of Thailand's leading comics. We're in Jackie Chan territory here, not that there's anything wrong with that.

Continue reading: The Bodyguard (2004) Review

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