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Posted 5 Jan 2012 @ 1:26pm

Flying Swords Of Dragon Gate is a follow up of sorts to Tsui Hark’s 1992 martial arts film New Dragon Gate, which itself was a reworking of King Hu's 1966 martial arts film Dragon Gate Inn.


The film is set in ancient China, during the Ming dynasty, a time the country was still divided into separate kingdoms ruled by warlords who were at odds with each other. There were palace...

Posted 30 Sep 2011 @ 5:27pm

Unlike the recent Cowboys And Aliens, which combined two popular genres in an entertaining mash-up, Priest somehow is a rather dour and visually ugly hybrid of the western and horror genres. It is also an eminently unpleasant, chaotic, disappointing and forgettable piece of cinema.


Priest follows the template of the John Wayne classic The Searchers, but this futuristic action...

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