Exemplary b-movie filmmaking by Soi Cheang, who revitalizes a deeply familiar set-up by stripping the film down to its skeleton; as telegraphed as the story beats are here, the film…
Sean Gilman ★★★★½ 2
A non-musical Li Han-hsiang film, an adaptation of the same source material as the late 80s Tsui Hark/Ching Siu-tung masterpiece A Chinese Ghost Story (the story comes from Pu Songling's…
Sean Gilman ★★★
Very different from the musical version Li Han-hsiang made in 1977 with Brigitte Lin and Sylvia Chang. Directed by Bu Wancang, a mainstay of the Shanghai film industry, sometime between…
"And with movement, interesting things begin to happen."
Totally, stupefyingly insane.
I'll take brand X if it'll stop this sort of thing happening anymore.