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Crouching Tiger, Hidden Dragon: The Green Legend
Crouching Tiger, Hidden Dragon: The Green Legend

Learn English meaning of 'Crouching Tiger, Hidden Dragon: The Green Legend'

Date: Oct 16 2015

Themes: Celebrity, Pop Culture

Grammar: To, Too & Two


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Fifteen years ago, the film “Crouching Tiger, Hidden Dragon” became a big success around the world. It was popular for many things… its storyline, its acting, and its amazing martial arts. In fact, many people believe that it’s the ultimate martial arts movie. But will the sequel be better?

It’s always difficult to know if a sequel will be as good as the original, especially an original that won so many awards. But there will always be people who are up for giving it a chance. If you are one of those people, it’s time to brush up on the first film’s storyline. It’s safe to say that “The Green Legend” will definitely be exciting!

Marni and Jessica are talking about the platforms on which they can see “Crouching Tiger, Hidden Dragon: The Green Legend” next year. Read on in today’s English lesson about a new martial arts film.


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Jessica:  I just heard a rumor that “Crouching Tiger, Hidden Dragon” the sequel... the Green Legend… is being released exclusively on Netflix and IMAX.

Marni:  That’s two very different platforms, right?

Jessica:  I agree. It’s going to be interesting, because I think people aren’t going to the movies as much as they used to because of things like Netflix.

Marni:  I’m guilty of that.

Jessica:  Me too, me too. So I think it will be nice because people will be able to watch the movie in the comfort of their own homes. But I’ve actually never seen an IMAX movie before.

Marni:  It’s amazing!

Jessica:  Is it?

Marni:  Oh my gosh. It’s all around you. So yeah, if you want the ultimate theater experience, IMAX is the way to go.

Jessica:  It may get me off the couch and in the IMAX theater.

Marni:  That original film came out quite a while ago. I would have to rewatch the first one in order to brush up on the storyline.

Jessica:  Gosh, I should do that, too. Maybe we should have a viewing party, and then we can watch the second one on Netflix.

Marni:  Or IMAX, if you’re up for the experience.

Jessica:  That sounds like fun.


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The sequel to “Crouching Tiger, Hidden Dragon” will be in theaters in 2016. Jessica thinks it’s interesting that people can see the movie either on Netflix or in an IMAX theater, but not in a regular theater. She thinks that the decision was made because people like to see films in the comfort of their homes.

Marni agrees that it’s interesting that the movie will be available on only those two platforms. She says that she’s one of the people who uses Netflix a lot, but she thinks that going to an IMAX theater is the best way to see a film. After she has a chance to brush up on what happened in the first movie, Marni wants to see the sequel with Jessica.

Will you see “Crouching Tiger, Hidden Dragon: The Green Legend?” What did you like about the first movie?



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I didn’t see original film of Crouching Tiger, Hidden Dragon. So before I see the sequel, I should watch the original film to brush up on my mind. But whatever I see, I would rather stay in the comfort of my house than going to the theater.

I have contracted with Netflix now, so I don’t need two platforms.

06:49 AM Oct 19 2015 |



It’s my first time to log on this website and use the website to improve my English.I hope it can help me.By the way,this article is wonderful,and the movie mentioned in the areticle is one of my favorite martial arts movies!

03:26 PM Oct 16 2015 |



08:55 AM Oct 16 2015 |

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