I think we've all been waiting for a replacement for the old kick-ass- actors like jean-claude van damme and jet li. In Los Angeles, an ex-con takes the underground fighting world by storm in his quest to fulfill a promise to a dead friend. The film's top acting honors, however, go to Eamonn Walker as the gangster who loves his dogs and refuses to curse. This was a perfect movie to showcase the talent of the very underrated Michael Jai White. I thought Dante Basco Pinball over acted quite a bit, and i don't think he was the best actor for the role.
Other than that the movie was terrific, and i would recommend it to any martial arts fan. James is suitably impressed and wants Bone to fight for Mr. It is really a shame to see Michael Jai White only getting a chance to shine in lead roles in low budget action flicks. When he takes down the reigning champ, the local mob boss wants to enter Bone in a series of high-stakes international matches. Isaiah Bone Michael Jai White is released from prison and immediately enters the world of underground fighting. Ryan Reynolds gets big films, but this guy can't? With an interesting plot that explores the martial arts world combined with the underground fighting game and a 'surprise effect' sustained until the last twenty minutes of the film, Ramsey achieves to maintain the spectator on his chair until the end of the movie, mixing action and drama. .
With the help of Asian manager Pinball the super annoying Dante Basco , Bone wins several fights easily and attracts the attention of local crime kingpin James Eamonn Walker. Bone's refusal sets off an explosive showdown between two powerful enemies with everything at stake. They could have been playing poker for all I know. The fighting scenes are awesome, and not only Michael Jai White knows how to act, knows how to fight: he kicks ass and also Van Damme's and Segal's ass too. We have it now, his name is Michael Jai White and in this movie he is a mean mother-F, an ex-con with a big heart and an attitude. Film is released in 2009 and is very successful.
The fight scenes, the music, and even the acting is better. He is a real revelation. Blood And Bone is an American action film which is directed by Ben Ramsey with the participation of many actors such as Michael Jai White, Julian Sands, Eamonn Walker. Acting wise, Jai White is very good as the stoic Bone. The camera was too close to the actors and too shaky to tell what was going on. If you are a fan of martial arts films and like fight scenes where you can see all the moves, check this one out. None of that shaky camera stuff where you can't tell what is going on.
Michael Jai White plays the part perfectly, and his tough yet concerned persona is great. Thankfully, director Ben Ramsey allows for some long takes that really highlight his flow. It does suffer from some lackluster acting jobs outside of White. I honestly couldn't think of a better person to fill this role, and his beautiful martial arts style makes it all the better. Not that there is anything wrong with that. This was easily one of my favorite martial-arts movies in the last 5 years or so.
It has excellent underground fighting matches that will blow you away. When he takes down the reigning champ, the local mob boss wants to enter Bone in a series of high-stakes international matches. Jai White, an incredibly talented martial artist, is given lots of time to show off his moves. This is one of the best low budget action movies you can possibly watch in your life and if you're a martial arts fan then this will serve you well. Bone's refusal sets off an explosive showdown between two powerful enemies with everything at stake. By my reckon the only people being disappointed about this movie is people who are more in to the Hugh-Grant-is-running-around-in-pyjama- and-is-in-love-with-a-girl kind of movies. Great fight scenes throughout that are really shot well.
Directed by the one who wrote the infamous failure that was 'Dragon Ball Evolution', Ben Ramsey, the movie tells us the story of Isaiah Bone, an ex-con that takes the world of underground fighting by storm, in order to keep a promise to his late friend in prison. . . . . .
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