Steve Biodrowski

Cinefantastique's Los Angeles Correspondent from 1987 to 1993 and West Coast Editor from 1993 to 1999. Currently the webmaster of Cinefantastique Online, I also run a website called Hollywood Gothique that covers Halloween Horror and Sci-Fi Cinema Events in the Los Angeles area.

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11 responses to “The Forbidden Kingdom (2008) – Fantasy Film Review”

  1. » Box Office: Audiences enter “Forbidden Kingdom”

    [...] Biodrowski on 20 Apr 2008 at 10:54 am | Tagged as: Box Office, Movies reports that THE FORBIDDEN KINGDOM earned $6.7-million on Friday, indicating that it will wind up the weekend with approximately [...]

  2. » Box Office: “Forbidden” rules the Kingdom

    [...] by Steve Biodrowski on 21 Apr 2008 at 11:23 am | Tagged as: Box Office, Movies FORBIDDEN KINGDOM – co-starring Jet Li and Jackie Chan – exceeded expectations, which had predicted the film would [...]

  3. » Film Review: Hero (2002)

    [...] Review: The Forbidden Kingdom (2008) [...]

  4. » Film Review: House of Flying Daggers (2004)

    [...] Review: The Forbidden Kingdom (2008) [...]

  5. » Box Office: Comedies clobber “Kingdom”

    [...] FORBIDDEN KINGDOM, the martial arts fantasy starring Jacki Chan and Jet Lie, earned an estimated $11.23-million in its sophomore session, for a two-week total of $38.26-million. [...]

  6. » Film Review: Kung Fu Panda vs. Forbidden Kingdom

    [...] martial arts film released domestically this year. That one was a live-action venture titled FORBBIDEN KINGDOM. It didn’t quite pack ‘em into the theaters like PANDA has, but it’s done decent business. [...]

  7. » Laserblast: Enter the Forbidden Kingdom

    [...] just enough to remind you that the Season of Fear has not officially started. Chief among thse is THE FORBIDDEN KINGDOM, an imaginative if not wholly satisfying attempt to merge Hollywood film-making with Chinese [...]

  8. Sense of Wonder: 2008 Box Office for Science Fiction, Fantasy & Horror Films | Cinefantastique Online

    [...] 2009) 42. THE HAPPENING: $64.5-million 48. SAW V: $56.7-million 49. THE STRANGERS $52.6-million 50. THE FORBIDDEN KINGDOM: $52.1-million 51. BEDTIME STORIES: $51.0-million (still in release during 2009) 52. THE CURIOUS [...]

  9. Box Office: “Iron” is Still the Man; “Speed” Races into 2nd Place | Cinefantastique Online

    [...] THE FORBIDDEN KINDGOM relocated from sixth place to eighth place. The $1.9-million weekend lifted its four-week total to $48.26-million. [...]

  10. Cybersurfing: Tsui Hark’s Missing | Cinefantastique Online

    [...] and ZU WARRIORS (a remake of the older ZU film) was virtually unwatchable. (By way of comparison, THE FORBIDDEN KINGDOM, which plays like an American knock-off of a Tsui Hark production, was much better than the ZU [...]

  11. Ashes of Time Redux - DVD Review | Cinefantastique Online

    [...] Shooting Heroes resembles a high-flying martial arts fantasy film (a la ZU WARRIORS, FORBIDDEN KINGDOM or CROUCHING TIGER, HIDDEN DRAGON), but the fantasy element is minimal. There is a magic wine that [...]

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