19th century China. When his village is threatened, a blacksmith (RZA) leads a group of fighters, including Russell Crowe's opium-addled soldier and Lucy Liu's brothel owner, against the menace.
Don't let the 'Quentin Tarantino Presents' tag deceive you, this is a mixed bag of lumpen dialogue and martial-arts magic that never quite coalesces into the delirious mayhem we'd hoped for.
Reviewed by Owen Williams
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