Wouldn’t put a ring on it

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Released Sept. 3, “Shang-Chi and the Legend of the Ten Rings” follows Shang-Chi (Simu Liu) as he takes on his father, Wenwu (Tony Leung) for power over the ten rings.

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Usually when people think of Marvel, superheroes like Captain America, Iron Man or Thor come to mind. Released Sept. 3, “Shang-Chi and the Legend of the Ten Rings” changes the narrative and adds diversity to the Marvel Universe. Seeing the first Asian superhero in the MCU is refreshing. The film follows Shang-Chi (Simu Liu) as he challenges his father, Wenwu (Tony Leung) for power over the ten rings.
The plot of this movie was not like any ordinary Marvel movie; unfortunately, not in a good way. Action scenes and even filler events were not very exciting for viewers and were disappointingly boring. Unlike past Marvel movies that are full of jam-packed action, the storyline of “Shang-Chi” could not keep up.
Shang-Chi’s story as a Marvel movie does not make sense, but it makes more sense than the movie’s timeline, even if you are an MCU fan. Before Shang-Chi randomly fights Abomination in a fight club, he gets attacked on a train with Katy (Awkwafina).
Even if the storyline might have been boring, it was exciting to see familiar faces at the end of the movie, such as Bruce Banner (Mark Ruffalo) and Captain Marvel (Brie Larson). Despite a messy plot, the acting done by the cast is superior and is one of the only positives of the film.
Great acting was not enough to make “Shang-Chi” as good as it should have been being the newest addition to the Marvel Universe.

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