Zhang Yimou’s latest movie Shadow opened in limited release across the US to very little fanfare. That’s too bad, because it’s well worth seeing. This is a tale about court intrigue, betrayal and shadow doubles. Ziyi, the grievously injured military commander and war hero uses his double, a “shadow” to take his place in public […]
Going into the theater to watch The Great Wall, with Matt Damon being the great white savior of all of China, I was rather predisposed to not care for it. Imagine my surprise when leaving the theater a few hours later when I had to admit, I’d had a great time. The story turns out […]
The countdown to The Great Wall has begun. Legendary Comics is releasing a prequel graphic novel to the movie, which will reveal important backstory on the secret society of heroes who have been defending the world from within the Great Wall. The book will launch January 24, just weeks prior to the launch of the film […]
Well if nothing else the ambivalently awaited fantasy film, The Great Wall, has achieved one amazing feat – it’s released a trailer that’s probably the first to run longer than Cloud Atlas‘ 5 minute, 42 second trailer back in 2012. With an overall length of 8 minutes and 58 seconds, and assuming that it’s a […]
Matt Damon + some breathtaking visuals in this new trailer from Legendary’s The Great Wall. Also stars Jing Tian, Pedro Pascal, Willem Dafoe and Andy Lau, and in theaters February 2017. UPDATE: Here’s the UK version of the trailer, with a UK movie release date of 24th February 2017.