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L.O.R.D: Legend of Ravaging Dynasties (2016)

Jue ji (original title)
Not Rated | | Animation, Fantasy | 30 September 2016 (USA)
An orphan becomes the disciple of a powerful sorcerer and is drawn into a larger conflict among the world's magical elite.

Director:

Jingming Guo

Writer:

Jingming Guo
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Credited cast:
Bingbing Fan ... Guishan Lian Quan [Disciple to the Fifth Degree] (as Fan Bingbing)
Kris Wu ... Yin Chen [Lord to the Seventh Degree]
Cheney Chen ... Qi Ling [Disciple to the Seventh Degree / Lord to the Zeroth Degree]
William Wai-Ting Chan ... You Ming [Lord to the Second Degree] (as William Chan)
Amber Kuo ... Thalia [Lord to the Fourth Degree] (as Kuo Tsai Chieh)
Yun Lin ... Tianshu You Hua [Disciple to the Sixth Degree] (as Jelly Lin)
Mi Yang ... Shen Yin [Disciple to the Second Degree]
Roy Wang ... Cang Bai Shao Nian
Yikuan Yan ... Guishan Feng Hun [ Lord to the Fifth Degree] (as Kevin Yan)
Duo Wang ... Qi La [Lord to the Third Degree] (as Tony)
Jingming Guo
Aarif Rahman ... Ni Hong [Disciple to the Fourth Degree]
Rest of cast listed alphabetically:
Michael Adamthwaite ... Guishan Feng Hun (Wind Walker) (voice)
Brian Doe ... High Lord Renegade (voice)
Kazumi Evans ... Guishan Lian Quan (Lotus) (voice)
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An orphan becomes the disciple of a powerful sorcerer and is drawn into a larger conflict among the world's magical elite.

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Muddled by Storytelling
4 October 2016 | by laurenshenaeSee all my reviews

L.O.R.D. the movie is a pretty confusing situation. Whereas many stories in the action/fantasy category get tied down because of their lack of plot, L.O.R.D. has a great plot, but tells it poorly. There are actually a lot of things going for it, but in the end it's a bit of a muddled mess. For example, The acting was better than expected, especially with the amount of screen presence of Cheney Chen who I love to bits but has never been the strongest actor. The visuals are great (when the technology is working the way it should be). The general plot is interesting and creates a lot of room for character development and relationships.

The biggest issue is the way the story is told. There are many characters, and if you've read the books they are easy to identify, but if you haven't the movie will leave you confused about who hates who and why. The animation, though more advanced than most films, is really hard to watch sometimes, especially in the fight scenes. The English subtitles, are manageable but by no means palatable.

Despite all this I'm giving it at 7/10 because I did actually enjoy the movie as a reader of the books. I just feel bad for people who haven't.

Guo Jin Ming has muddled his books with sub-par direction and screen writing. If you've seen the movie and you like the premise of the story, I'd strongly recommend reading the book which you can find in English online. To find them translated you will probably have to look on fansites.


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Mandarin | Khmer

Release Date:

30 September 2016 (USA) See more »

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Opening Weekend USA:

$170,676, 2 October 2016

Gross USA:

$350,456

Cumulative Worldwide Gross:

$58,089,494
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