Film Review: The Sorcerer and the White Snake (2011)


SYNOPSIS: A master monk tries to protect a naive young physician from a thousand-year-old snake demon. A contest of psychic powers results in mayhem REVIEW: This film caught me completely off guard. Usually a film with so much to offer and such visual appeal would be high on my radar (and 2011 no less!!!). “The Sorcerer and the White Snake” (originally “The Emperor and the White Snake”) is truly something special to behold…AND we get … Continue reading

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Film Review: The Storm Warriors (aka Fung Wan) (2009)


SYNOPSIS: Wind and Cloud find themselves up against a ruthless Japanese warlord intent on invading China. REVIEW: Wow, it looks like the Asian films are really taking an example from successful american-made movies. Or was it the other way around? In any case, The Storm Warriors really brings a sense of the crazy character-based retro style from earlier Asian films combined with the power of new styles like “300” Though most of you will make … Continue reading

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