血滴子 (The Guillotines) (Blu-ray release 2013-2-7) is a Chinese movie about a team of royal secret assassins who use a legendary weapon known as 血滴子 Guillotine (which is unrelated to the guillotine in the real world) during the Qing dynasty of China.  The basic concept is okay, but the script and the pacing are not.  To make things worse, there are too few martial arts action scenes for this type of movie.  Strangely there is a lot of crying for characters with little background for the viewers to care about.  This is a very disappointing movie from this director.

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