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Iceman 3D's Donnie Yen is a frozen star

As a powerful Ming Dynasty warrior who lands in modern-day Hong Kong by accident in this movie, action star Donnie Yen delivers his lines with so little enthusiasm that many of the jokes often fall flat.

Published on Apr 16, 2014 12:02 PM
Donnie Yen as a Ming Dynasty warrior who time- travels to modern- day Hong Kong in Iceman 3D. -- PHOTO: SHAW ORGANISATION

Review Action-comedy


105 minutes/Opens tomorrow/ ** 1/2

The story: Three Ming Dynasty warriors (Donnie Yen, Wang Baoqiang and Yu Kang) are frozen in a snowstorm, and then separately thawed by accident 400 years later in modern-day Hong Kong. A shady businessman (Simon Yam) tries to track them down while they navigate 21st-century Hong Kong in confusion. Lead warrior Ying (Yen) also has to deal with his romantic feelings for a feisty bar girl (Eva Huang).

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