Shang-Chi and the Legend of the Ten Rings (2021)
Director: Destin Daniel Cretton Run Time: 132 min. Rating: PG-13 Release Year: 2021
Starring: Awkwafina, Meng'er Zhang, Michelle Yeoh, Simu Liu, Tony Leung Chiu-wai
Countries: United States, Australia
“has an immense soulfulness that other MCU movies, superhero movies, and action movies in general should take notes from”
–Nick Allen for Roger Ebert
About the film:
After living the good life in San Francisco with his best friend Katy, Shang-Chi must confront the past he left behind when he is drawn back into the web of his father’s mysterious Ten Rings organization. Torn between his father’s pursuit of power and his mother’s pursuit of harmony, Shang-Chi seeks a balance to forge his own path.
About the filmmaker:
Destin Daniel Cretton is a director, screenwriter, producer and editor. While attending university in San Diego, he filmed his short film Short Term 12 about his experiences working at a group home for at-risk youth. The film won the US Grand Jury Prize at the 2009 Sundance Film Festival, and Cretton developed the material into a feature which won top prizes at SXSW and Locarno and was nominated for three Film Independent Spirit Awards. His other features include his debut I Am Not A Hipster, The Glass Castle, and Just Mercy.
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