After taking possession of a sacred book, Snakehead (Sands) discovers that in the year of the snake a child was chosen to protect a holy medallion, which Snakehead is desperate to have for himself. When melding the two halves of The Medallion together as one, after the boy touches the reborn that person shall be endowed with extraordinary powers. After Snakehead kidnaps the child, Detective Eddie Yang (Chan) travels from Hong Kong to England to rescue him, and after doing so he is killed, therefore, becoming the reborn. Working with Interpol agents Nicole James (Forlani) and Arthur Watson (Evans) and with the aid of his new supernatural strength, Eddie is caught up in a battle of good versus evil as he tries to destroy the master of crime once and for all. (Tricia Littrell)
The anamorphically enhanced 2.40:1-framed DVD picture exhibits generally sharp and detailed images that can be nicely textured. Colors are well balanced with accurate fleshtones and deep blacks. Contrast and shadow delineation are naturally rendered, with the action-packed night scenes peppered with vibrant spot colors at times. The source element is revealing of some grain and a few artifacts. Unfortunately, the picture has a
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