Journey to the West

Year:1996

Section:TVB Series

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Journey to the West

Reviewed by: Gigi September 14, 2005

Rating: 3.0 out of 5

Following the "Journey to the West" (JTTW) fever, I decide to write reviews for any JTTW series that I have watched so far. I should forewarn the readers that this review is written with a rather serious and different perspective than those from the norms. Being a devout Buddhist and knowing a bit about Chinese folklore and mythologies, I cannot help being agitated at the naive view of the producer. It was evident from tacky...

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aquapop

06-07-2010 09:19 PM

     

This series I would have given it a full score. I took it for what it was, a comedy. I didn't think too much about religion, for seriously, if they had incorporated all that depth behind Buddhism into it, the series would be much to complicated and could not hold peoples interest.

The whole cast was incredible here. Benny Chan's could not possibly fill in dicky's shoes. I thought the script was fine made me laugh a lot, even more now that i understand more of the jokes.

The graphics were in my opinion the best of all tvb series. Other tvb series tend to overdo their graphics so much that it was embarrassing. Here everything is done just right.


akayami djiho

10-28-2008 04:41 PM

     

Dicky was fantastic in JTTW1 while Benny was a real disappointment in the sequel. hoever, i think the first part was the best series ever!!


linna4ever

06-19-2008 06:18 PM

     

To aznstarrxx - u sound like your a know it all dude... Cause like your totallyyy wrong...this serie is Journey to the west 1...which is starring DICKY CHEUNG NOTTTT BENNY CHAN..Benny Chan acted in Journey to the West 2. Then later on,DICKY CHEUNG acted in Journey to the west 3...or also known as Monkey King o.o alright? u cant even tell the difference between them..so u shouldnt be here saying things your arent shure of -.- dam it i hate it when ppl does this :O


shortsight

09-17-2007 10:26 PM

     

Just to comment on one of the comments below.
Dicky Cheung did play the monkey king in this series. The sequel to this series, which continues their journey, had Dicky Cheung replaced by Benny Chan.
Later in 2004 or 2005, Dicky reappeared as Monkey King in a new nonsensical JTTW that featured Twins (Gillian Chung and Charlene Choi) as well.


Budhess

09-14-2007 08:16 AM

     

Journey To The West 西遊記 TVB
Starring: Dicky Chueung張衛健, Kwong Wah (江華
Tear factor: 2.5/5
Romance factor: 0.5/5
Laugh factor: 4.2/5
Horror factor: 0.5/5
Fresh factor: 2.9/5
Star appeal: 3.5/5
Acting: 4.1/5
Storyline: 5/5
Memorable: 5/5
Inspiration factor: 5/5
OVERALL Rating: 9.9/10


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