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MOVIE REVIEW: THE LION MEN (2014)

If you're not familiar with Lion Dance, you might be entertained. But for your average Singaporean who has seen Lion Dance his whole life, there's nothing new here. There's no insight into the life, training or business of Lion Dance. It's all cartoonish troupe rivalries and melodramatic posturings about the purity of traditional Lion Dance versus modern fusion. Basically transplanted tropes from a hundred Hollywood movies.

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