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Lousy Chinese movie
thomasteckhin31 August 2019
Cringe worthy, some bad effects, horrible acting. Only China giving it good reviews. Truly appalling.
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weisspop-6390320 August 2019
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Made in China, this film felt as big and action-packed and stylish as any Roland Emmerich (DAY AFTER TOMORROW) or Michael Bay (ARMAGEDDON) movie. Every scene had firefighters surrounded by walls of fire, explosions, collapsing buildings, flaming oil spills. It was really an amazing piece of movie making, I have no idea how they pulled off all the stunts and action. Everything looked VERY REAL that I was afraid for the actors, the scenes were that intense. The concept was cool and simple (slight spoiler here)--a fire starts at a port area in China, loaded with tanks of oil and chemicals. If some of the larger tanks explode, the blast and chemicals can wipe out the city--sending millions of people into a panic. We follow several main characters and one fire fighting squad trying to battle the blaze and cut off the flow of oil. A series of dramatic relationships get played out and kept my interest, but I was really just captivated by the stylish action and the smart way the stakes and danger kept increasing. It's a great example of what's going on outside the USA, the scope of the films and the great directors able to deliver mind blowing scenes and stunts.

Not to spoil too much, the story follows a massive fire that starts
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Explosive Cinematography
qeebles12 August 2019
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From the same producer that brought you Crouching Tiger, Hidden Dragon, there is great cinematography and lots of action to keep you on the edge of your seat. Based on the real events in Tianjin 2015, a tribute to the heroic Firefighters who gave their lives. In a race against time, firefighters risk their lives to control the catastrophic oil pipeline fire that can escalate into a destructive magnitude greater than an atomic bomb. With the city in total chaos, people are fighting to leave the city in order to save their own lives. Jiang Liwei's wife and son prepare to leave the city, but in the chaos, his son is separated from his wife. At the same time, Jiang Liwei is struggling to erase the past where everyone blames him for another's death. He just wants to be a hero in everyone's eyes, especially in the eyes of his son. In his efforts to save the city from destruction, he risks life and limb to save everyone and loses his own life. 'Although the film was in Mandarin, it provided accurate English subtitles as well as Chinese subs. I read the English subs the entire movie, but never missed any of the those great explosions or other action packed scenes. Bring tissues.
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rigid propaganda film
yoggwork2 October 2019
The rigid propaganda film fully embodies the reality of the current system that only contends for contempt and only calls for rigid slogans, regardless of whether it is black and white. From the beginning, it shows a logical black hole. The firefighting needs to take the bridge. The fire brigade is set up unreasonably. The hot pot restaurant is on fire, which means that a lot of oil and water are fired.
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chinese melodramatic heroism
ops-525359 October 2019
This is far away a theatrial melodrama of dimensions, that gives you a pampered roller coaster ride of heroism and grief.

its based on true happenings back in august 2015, and the film didnt mention that 170+ fatalities and 700 + injuries batteling the fire. far to little has leaked out on this incidenjt so we must embrace the film that has been made, because the fire and the action inbetween the saluting and words of wisdome are very well made.

if you like firebattling in the danger zone, do watch this , the grumpy old man did. by all means recommended
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Intense Action Film Filled with Emotion
ritaaugustine10 August 2019
THE BRAVEST accomplishes the extremely difficult feat of delivering stunning, edge-of-your-seat action along with intimate emotional moments and very appealing characters you can feel for and root for. Even though it's set in China and subtitled it feels absolutely universal, so you can lose yourself entirely in the story no matter where you're from. And it's not afraid to make you cry. First rate, eye-popping summer entertainment about real heroes rather than superheroes. A great time at the movies!
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