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Tom Yum Goong (with Tony Jaa)


#1

:o :o :o A trailer of Tony Jaa´s new movie.

Seems that it will be as cool as Ong Bak!

Check it out!

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The movie will start in Thailand in August this year…












#2

In his movie there should be a 4 min non stop fight without any cut.

New Trailer:

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Some pics:

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#3

Release of the movie:

Hong Kong - 11 August 2005

Thailand - 11 August 2005

South Korea - 19 August 2005

Taiwan - 19 August 2005

Singapore - 25 August 2005

France - 8 February 2006

UK - 24 March 2006

Japan - Spring 2006


#4

Why isn’t Finland on that list ??? ;D



Looks like Tony Jaa is becomming the savior of martial arts genre. I think the whole genre almost died after the mid 90’s. Jet Li went to hollywood, Jackie Chan only does modern action films nowadays, Shaw Bros. stars are dead or retired and Donnie Yen is over-rated. But now we have Tony Jaa. And the best thing is that he is bringing back the Jackie Chan style of film making. Insane stunts and no camera tricks or anything like that.



And a 4 minute fight with one take? Damn, the movie is worth watching just for that scene.


#5

I hope that Tony will be able to develop later on to a serious actor. As a Martial Arts Guy he is fucking good.

LOL, he is really handsome, isn´t he? That´s why he is on my desktop :stuck_out_tongue:


#6

[quote=“CPS”]
I hope that Tony will be able to develop later on to a serious actor. As a Martial Arts Guy he is fucking good.

LOL, he is really handsome, isn´t he? That´s why he is on my desktop :stuck_out_tongue:
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haha, the only guy I ever thought was handsome was Leslie Cheung. And now he’s dead.



I agree about Tony Jaa being a fucking great martial artist. The only bad thing is that he doesn’t have much charisma (at least not yet). He was great in Ong Bak because of his physical ability, but the character he played was totally uninteresting.


#7

yeah he has like a display doll. no emotions, no nothing. they should just make a movie with non stop fights… and maybe some naked chicks and sex :slight_smile:


#8

[quote=“Hung Fist”]
haha, the only guy I ever thought was handsome was Leslie Cheung. And now he’s dead.
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No, no. Trust me, there are some fine handsome guys out there in Asia!!! >:D



I personlly like David Wong…

[quote=“Seb (admin)”]
yeah he has like a display doll. no emotions, no nothing. they should just make a movie with non stop fights… and maybe some naked chicks and sex :slight_smile:
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No emotions? s Trust me, there are enough kinda emotions women like







Any way, I wanna see his 4 min fight ASAP


#9

Great film, better than Ong-Bak in my opinion. The action is just as mindblowing as I expect it to be. There is a few prolems, though. First of all the whole film (including action scenes) would benefit from better editing. For the second they need to find more worthy opponents for Tony Jaa. Most of the time he seems totally unstoppable, with no one even being able to touch him. But those things are just minor flaws. Even with the not-so-perfect editing all the action scenes are absolutely great. One of the fight scenes even counts as one of my all time favourites. Overall I would say the action choreography is on the same level as Sha Po Lang. SPL had better editing, but TYG has better physical performances. 8,5/10



I own the unsubbed Thai dvd myself (which I naturally subbed myself) but here’s the good news: it has been confirmed the Korean release has english subtitles.


#10

Woah, that’s good news, the Korean release having english subs, I mean. But if we germans are lucky and there won’t be any delay, the movie will hit our theaters around May. But it’ll be called “Ong Bak 2: The Ultimate Fighter”, then. ;D



What is your favorite Fighting-Scene in this movie, Hung-Fist? I heard a lot about that spectacular 4-minute fight up a narrow staircase, which supposedly has been shot without a single cut. Or is it the all-out-bone-breaking mayhem in that room with all the bodyguards rushing in? From the latter one I once watched a crappy streaming-clip, but it was Ownage, nonetheless.


#11

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What is your favorite Fighting-Scene in this movie, Hung-Fist?
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This one.







That guy seems just as skilled as Tony Jaa.


#12

Ah, heard of that one, too. Capoeira vs. Muay-Thai. :smiley: And thanks for making my mouth all watery with those screenshots. Can’t wait to see the film.


#13

you can watch some of the fights from this movie on youtube.com



just search: Tony Jaa or Tom yum goong


#14

I’d to see the movie w/o subs, what means i watched the 1st 20mins and then the 2nd half.

Between i’d to play forward, coz didn’t get any word, even not the spoken “english”.

The 4min sequence is astonishing, but just from the directing choreography, not the fights themselves.

The bone - crunching takes are getting hilarious after the 50th or so guy, but that thing is freakin’ too.

The endfight against the steroid guys is boring, sorry to say. Has some goods stunts in it, but it never stops.

So…probably i also choose the capoeira scene.



All except the fights is really bad, even other action sequences.


#15

Korean DVD for “Tom Yum Goong” is out, and it has English Subs!



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#16

Whats that cover ? Looks, like he’s kicking in front of the Akropolis.

And 26.99$ is too much, I’ll wait for the german release.


#17

hehe, my thai dvd cost 6.5$



btw, I hear the subs on the Korean disc are pretty bad. Sometimes the lines don’t fit the screen, and they even manage to mistranslate some of the english dialogue. I bet my subs are 10 times better…


#18

Contender is releasing the film in the UK with a stupid new title: 'Warrior King’



But the tagline is pretty cool: 'Bak… With a Vengeance’



UK trailer http://www.warriorkingmovie.com


#19

A little suprised, can’t find any thread on either of Tony Jaa’s awesome films. Any got opinions on either of them?



Watched Ong Bak religiously a few weeks ago, but only got round to watching Warrior King last night. Wow. Though Ong Bak on the whole is a much better movie, WK has some awesome fight scenes, including a 4 1/2 mins one shot scene sprawling over three floors.



For those of you who haven’t heard of these films (who I ask? :wink:) Tony Jaa is a somewhat of a revolutionary genius- shaking up the typical martial arts fare with his vicious brand of Muy Thai- Thai boxing.



Just watch it basically.


#20

Arrgh. Just ignore that last post :wink:



Cept that bit where I said Tony Jaa was a genius. That still stands.



And I still prefer Ong Bak to Tom Yum Goong. Don’t get me wrong, they’re both great (better than some of the cookie cutter, Hollywood bullshit I’ve seen recently) but Ong Bak just has this cheapo charm, with its multi angle replays and everything. Tom Yum Goong was a bit too westernised for my taste.