‘Ashes’ didn’t need a redux

There are many sorts of bad movies but the pretentious ones are the worst. Take “Ashes of Time Redux.” If it were merely a bad martial arts drama, we could enjoy the fight sequences as we laughed at the overblown plot points. But “Ashes of Time” is so convinced of its own importance that the fight scenes are minimal, leaving viewers to slog through long-winded narratives packed with mediocre philosophy.

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