Stay away from jazz and liquor
Watched the original cut of the movie in Chinese this time. I found the subtitles to be a little more unvarnished and gritty, but this is the rare case that the dubs are equally as good, since Chan himself did the voiceover. What I found most shocking was the ending, which was not included in the US theatrical cut. It was pretty funny but also quite distasteful.
A true piece of crap. Still better than I expected, cause I thought this was known as the literal worst movie ever made. It's not the very worst, there are worse movies, but it sucks. The acting and script are painfully bad with the most generic story possible. The pacing is so off and somehow even the zombie killing action is thoughtless and unsatisfying. I already forgot the plot. What a mess, how did this cost $12 million?
The more I reflected on “A Brighter Summer Day” the more powerful it’s message became. It is a four-hour movie, and it does indeed feel like a four-hour movie. The runtime doesn’t fly by, it’s a patient movie that takes it’s time to tell the story at a comfortable pace. It moves along at a realistic rate; many plotlines are present at once, and they weave in and out believably. It never felt like it was trying to force any…
It's really amazing how much the USA helped refugees once upon a time. This is a documentary that champions immigrants of the country, their contributions and how the American dream can be real... something we need to hear in the modern day. It reminds us that even the most saintly people are flawed like all of us, but it doesn't take away from their accomplishments and/or good deeds. The doc can be dull and repetitive in moments, but it certainly…