The present-day subplot adds little but sentiment to a film shot through with cliché characters, a predictable plot, and undisguised reverence.
It offers a great deal, saturated with characters, plotlines, and, above all, set pieces, but it never seems overstuffed.
Tsui Hark’s surreal wuxia gets problematic transfer, but lives to tell the tale.
This is the sixth (!) season premiere of our glorious little time at my beloved bar that we’re all very sure you’re excited about.
Tsui Hark’s new film is a consummately bizarre crowd-pleaser that throws everything at the viewer.
The best special effect in Danny Boyle’s hectic, ultimately tension-dispersing latest is James Franco’s performance.