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1911

Overview


Genre :

Drama, Historical, Epic

Release Date :

October 07, 2011 (Limited)

MPAA Rating :

R

Director :

Jackie Chan, Zhang Li

Starring :

Jackie Chan, Li Bingbing, Zhao Wen Xuan, Joan Chen, Jaycee Chan, Winston Chao

REVIEWS RATE:  Critics  Not quite bad, but it's not recommended either.    Readers  Be the 1st!

“..they haven't figured out a workable, let alone intelligent, dramatic strategy..”
by Justin Chang [Variety]
“..the film postulates history in such a scrappy, inaccessible manner that either as entertainment or education, it's a lost cause..”
by Maggie Lee [Hollywood Reporter]
“..the film looks splendid, with extraordinary detail and a dynamic sense of action..”
by Andrew L. Urban [Urban Cinefile]
2.5 of 5

“..some of the early battle scenes are exciting, putting viewers right in the middle of the action..”
by Rachel Saltz [New York Times]
“..small matters of characterization, audience identification, and scene-making are entirely absent here..”
by Nick Pinkerton [Village Voice]
2 of 4

“..it's like a comic book on steroids..”
by Greg Quill [Toronto Star]
1.5 of 4

“..it swoops, it pans, it noses around..”
by Mark Feeney [Boston Globe]
2 of 5

“..expository dialogue is epidemic and absurdly stilted..”
by Nick Schager [Time Out New York]

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