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View Poll Results: What's your favourite: HERO or HOUSE OF FLYING DAGGERS
HERO
44
47.83%
HOUSE OF FLYING DAGGERS
29
31.52%
CAN'T DECIDE - I LIKE BOTH
13
14.13%
I CARE FOR NEITHER OF THEM
6
6.52%
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Poll: HERO or HOUSE OF FLYING DAGGERS

Old 08-20-07, 05:12 AM
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HERO or HOUSE OF FLYING DAGGERS

I watched both recently and liked HOFD more albeit I read on imdb many prefer HERO. So I'd like to know what are preferencies here on DVDtalk. And feel free to tell why you go for one or another.

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Old 08-20-07, 12:28 PM
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I vote for House of Flying Daggers because i felt that it had an invloving story and Hero did not.
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I thought the opposite, the cinematography was better for 'Hero', IMO.
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I thought they were about the same. I liked them both neither stood out above the other for me.
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Hero by far for me. For some reason I couldn't get into HoFD.
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Another vote for Hero.
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Hero. HoFD was just...well, bad
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Hero. HoFD was kind of boring.
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Eventhough both movies are masterpieces, I think HERO is the better film since it has Dustin Hoffman, Geena Davis, and Andy Garcia in it.
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Originally Posted by toddly6666
Eventhough both movies are masterpieces, I think HERO is the better film since it has Dustin Hoffman, Geena Davis, and Andy Garcia in it.
Old 08-20-07, 06:20 PM
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Hero had more action, but Daggers was so beautifully shot, I have to go with it. It's truly a moving poem.

As far as story goes, both had good points and many problems, so it's a toss up in that regards.
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Hero - the Maggie Cheung and Ziyi fight was priceless ...
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i liked them both a lot so i am split.
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I voted Hero because
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it didn't have Ziyi Zhang die a billion times
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Everything negative that has been said about HOFD, I agree with. SUCH a let down after Hero.
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Originally Posted by Wolf359
Everything negative that has been said about HOFD, I agree with. SUCH a let down after Hero.
I concur. This thread has got me thinking. Think I'll finally watch Curse of the Golden Flower.
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Curse of the Golden Flower!

Kidding (since it wasn't a choice)...between the two, House of Flying Daggers.
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Hero has gravitas and beauty.

The House of Flying Daggers has only beauty.

Curse of the Golden Flower has fleeting beauty within a trite soap opera frame.
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I loved them both, but I prefer House of Flying Daggers

No Crouching Tiger, Hidden Dragon option?
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voted for HOFD

I love both and it's really almost a toss-up, but in the end I'm a sucker for love stories and HOFD has a pretty good one.
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Hero, but I still enjoyed the visual spectacle of HOFD.
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Originally Posted by SmartisSexy
No Crouching Tiger, Hidden Dragon option?
No, because I was interested in comparing two of Yimou Zhang films. So I see now - people who go for HERO go for story and fighting scenes, and those who vote in favor of HOFD go for beauty. Somehow I chose beauty too
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HoFD was a bit prettier, but it just dragged for me. Hero is my pick.

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