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The Spectacle of Transnational Cinema - Thoughts on 'Yojimbo' and 'Hero'

Cinema is a powerful art form that tells stories of various genres on a global scale. The multinational spectacle that is Asian cinema beckons for many similarities in both narrative and technique. 533 more words

Akira Kurosawa

The Great Wall: The Review

Director: Zhang Yimou
Cast: Matt Damon, Jing Tian, Pedro Pascal, Andy Lau, Willem Defoe
Plot: A mercenary (Damon) on the hunt for dangerous black powder to sell illegally back home, stumbles across a centuries old war fought atop the Great Wall of China. 932 more words

Reviews From The Past

Now streaming--China's ambitious, epic action film, The Great Wall

Review by C.J. Bunce

It is a study in East meets West, or at least it tries really hard to be.  Visually The Great Wall… 760 more words


Flash Review: Under The Hawthorn Tree [Chinese Movie]

The interesting thing about my adventures in-flight entertainment, is that I never quite know what I’ll stumble onto. Not all of my in-flight picks are good ones, to be sure. 1,590 more words

Flash Review

The Great Wall - ★ ★ ★ ★ DVD Review

Starring global superstar Matt Damon and directed by one of the most breathtaking visual stylists of our time, Zhang Yimou (Hero, House of Flying Daggers…

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