That one is on my upload list for a while and it’s time to post this one!
This one features Jet Li VS some evil folks on motorcycles. And as you can guess, not all of them are men 😉
They all are wearing helmets with mirrored visors, so our evil biker chicks is fully concealed.
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Here is the video:
Watch the video before you continue!
Yeah, not exactly a “traditional” unmasking, but I like the reveal.
It isn’t even clear to the audience that that biker is a woman, so the surprise is quite nice. Pretty sure that might be a man on the bike before she finally flew to the ground.
What I really don’t like is what happens after the reveal. He realizes it’s a woman he fighting and then he doesn’t want to fight her because he wouldn’t hit a woman.
What a sexist crap is that? Yeah, the movie is 20 years old, but damn, it’s just so disrespectful to her. She is a skilled fighter who wants to kill him and he doesn’t take her seriously.
And the whole thing to use the other woman to hit her….oh man. Silly, embarrassing comedy….in my opinion.
I cut the scene some seconds short to avoid problems with youtube. She falls on that metal bar and gets impaled what they show with a weird sort of (unbloody) x-ray animation as the metal thing goes through her heart.
Ok, the bad news is…..that was her only scene in this mask and costume in the entire show. What a wasted potential…. 🙁
The costume is pretty great! Also I love the mask, it disguises Raikou’s face well and the material is well chosen! Ok, the cowl could use a chin strap for security reasons…but ok, not a major flaw.
Would have been so great to have seen her in more scenes…especially if some bad guys would get curious to see the face under that mask! 😉
It’s great that some of the masked “henchfolks” are actually (masked!) henchWOmen! It’s a pretty cool trend that the bad guys nowadays employ female fighters as well for their evil deeds. 10-20 years ago you could barely find any henchWOmen at all. I like the masks that they are wearing, a nice bonus feature!