One reason the Indian version is not so appealing is due to the censors having their go. Plus, this has been released more than a year later from its release in Pune itself. I didn't much fancy the movie either, but the ending was a whopper, and I'm sure it would have been more entertaining without the censor board's tiring shenanigans. Here's looking forward to the next Li-Statham multi-starrer 'The Expendables' (being directed by Stallone, that has Stallone and Lundgren as well).
Pros: Statham, Li, climax (twist) Cons: Censors, Pace
Jason Statham may have set out to become this generation's Sylvester Stallone, yet not because of lack of trying or charisma, he ended up being this generation's Steven Seagal. His films are not the films pulp dreams are made of, his has become the presence that haunts DVD racks with slashed prices. Jet Li, his comrade in arms as far as Hollywood is concerned, is much the same, only he now needs a Statham for a film of his to be legitimately made.
How did we get here? How did things get so bad as War, or Rogue Assassin as it is called in all of Asia Pacific? Thankfully, it's not my ....