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Old 08-08-19, 10:23 AM
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Re: Wu Assassins (Netflix) -- Martial Arts series starring Iko Uwais -- premieres 8/8/19

I just noticed this. I swear, so many new shows, can't keep up.

Plenty to binge while I'm recovering from back surgery.
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Old 08-08-19, 12:24 PM
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Re: Wu Assassins (Netflix) -- Martial Arts series starring Iko Uwais -- premieres 8/8/19

Originally Posted by The Questyen View Post
Has there been a Netflix show where that wasn't the case?
The Joel McHale Show and that flash-in-the -pan political comedienne had weekly shows. Some foreign shows, -like that re-make of "Designated Survivor", -had weekly episodes.
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Old 08-08-19, 12:34 PM
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Re: Wu Assassins (Netflix) -- Martial Arts series starring Iko Uwais -- premieres 8/8/19

Added to the queue.
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Old 08-08-19, 12:47 PM
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Re: Wu Assassins (Netflix) -- Martial Arts series starring Iko Uwais -- premieres 8/8/19

If they don't go around attacking bachelorette parties I'll be greatly disappointed!
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Old 08-08-19, 04:43 PM
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Re: Wu Assassins (Netflix) -- Martial Arts series starring Iko Uwais -- premieres 8/8/19

Watched the 1st episode this morning. Clunky dialogue and bizarre, supernatural plot but the fight scenes are OUTSTANDING.

Will continue the ride for sure....
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Old 08-08-19, 04:53 PM
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Re: Wu Assassins (Netflix) -- Martial Arts series starring Iko Uwais -- premieres 8/8/19

Guess I'll be checking this one out.

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Old 08-09-19, 07:49 AM
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Re: Wu Assassins (Netflix) -- Martial Arts series starring Iko Uwais -- premieres 8/8/19

Got about half way through the 1st episode. Acting is horrible and shitty EFX. The fights were good, but not enough to force me to get through the rest of it. Out
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Old 08-09-19, 08:59 AM
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Re: Wu Assassins (Netflix) -- Martial Arts series starring Iko Uwais -- premieres 8/8/19

Sat down to watch some yesterday and next thing I knew I had watched 6 episodes.

The FX in ep1 with the knife in the hand looked really bad, but otherwise the FX has been pretty good. I haven't had any problem with the acting itself.

Kind of funny one of the main characters here was actually in Into The Badlands though considering I saw people comparing the two.

I have to say though, between the two this one seems to be much better, but if anything I'd compare it to Netflix's Marvel's Iron Fist in a lot of ways... and say that it does better the aspects people had issues with on that show.
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Old 08-14-19, 07:03 PM
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Re: Wu Assassins (Netflix) -- Martial Arts series starring Iko Uwais -- premieres 8/8/19

Like 4 episodes in. Pretty bad. Fight scenes are good but poorly edited.

The rest, the acting is bad, the script is laughable, the casting is so-so, the lead doesn't have a good command of English, I'm having difficulty understanding him.

I think with a decent script and a bigger budget it could have had potential. Too many good things to watch. Going to bail here.
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Old 08-15-19, 12:27 PM
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Re: Wu Assassins (Netflix) -- Martial Arts series starring Iko Uwais -- premieres 8/8/19

I started it, and I think I might bail as well. The acting is pretty bad. The fight scenes are pretty good, but I'm not sure it's worth sticking through the rest. Maybe I'll come back to it later.
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Old 08-15-19, 05:07 PM
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Re: Wu Assassins (Netflix) -- Martial Arts series starring Iko Uwais -- premieres 8/8/19

Still enjoying it even with the terrible script, wooden acting, and just about the worst soundtrack I've ever been subjected to. To be honest the groan-inducing writing makes it fun to watch as following the so-called storyline is a lesson in what happens when bad ideas are fed into a script generator and then put through Google translate. I'm sticking around for the fight scenes, Lawrence Kao stealing every scene that he's in as Tommy, and Katheryn Winnick although she really should ask her agent to get her on a show where she doesn't get physically wrecked in every episode.
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Old 08-15-19, 05:54 PM
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I hope it gets the second season the ending teased.
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