WHAT-IS: ”L.O.R.D.: Legend of Ravaging Dynasties is a 2016 Chinese computer animated motion capture action fantasy adventure film written and directed by Guo Jingming. It was released in China by Le Vision Pictures on 30 September 2016 in 3D and IMAX 3D."And while it is obvious much effort and attention was paid to the K-Pop / LOTR-Elfen looking faces in this film - whom are pretty similar to even Taiwan’s “Thunderbolt Fantasy” pretty-boy-looks - unfortunately the movements are not even comparable to the marionette puppetry, methinks!
I’ll let y’all judge for yourselves, with these two trailers to gawk at :)
FYI: There is a “bootleg full version” out on the net now, but the funny thing is, it needs to be watched with perhaps 3D-glasses! LOL
PLOT: "The Odin Mainland is separated into four counties, in each lives a group of soul masters protecting their county with their soul powers. The most powerful seven of them are known as Noble Lords. The story begins in the water origin, the Aslan Empire.
Qi Ling (Chen Xuedong) has been a bus boy in an inn since young and subconsciously tamed a legendary soul beast Cang Xue Zhi Ya in a battle between soul masters. Yin Chen (Kris Wu) came on orders of the Silver Priest (Roy Wang) to take in him as his disciple. With his help, Qi Ling heads to the Grave of the Souls to seek his soul weapon, yet as he couldn’t sit still like how his lord instructed him; he enters the Grave of the Souls with Tianshu You Hua (Lin Yun) and Guishan Lian Quan (Fan Bingbing). Qi Ling thus become embroiled in the upcoming storm; a battle of soul powers between the lords." (Read more here)