‘Man of Tai Chi’ Review: Keanu Reeves’ Almost Excellent Martial-Arts Adventure

There’s an unexpected but important moment in “Man of Tai Chi” when the film goes from being a self-serious, mostlystraightforward martial-arts film to something weirder and sillier – the catapult that sends it way over the top.

It’s not hard to spot — it involves Keanu Reeves breaking the fourth wall to roar at the camera — but it’s likely the moment that you decide whether you want to go on its propulsive but inescapably goofy ride. A directorial debut by Reeves that perfectly suits the actor’s charmingly uneven efforts in front of the camera, “Man of Tai Chi” is an earnest, polished action film that perfectly captures both good and bad elements of those that inspired it. Read More....



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