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Curse of the Golden Flower Reviews

Curse of the Golden Flower

Overview


Genre :

Action, Adventure, Drama

Release Date :

December 21, 2006 (NY)

MPAA Rating :

R

Director :

Zhang Yimou

Starring :

Chow Yun-Fat, Gong Li, Jay Chou, Ye Liu, Man Li, Qin Junjie

REVIEWS RATE:  Critics  Go! Watch this movie. You'll regret if not seeing it.    Readers  3 of 5 [Rate It]

3 of 4

“..Visually, it is a stunning spectacle..”
by Jack Mathews [New York Daily News]
“..Most of "Golden Flower" works as a parody of soap operas' byzantine bloodlines and overheated acting..”
by Wesley Morris [Boston Globe]
2.5 of 4

“..has a detached, dehumanized feel, even in the impeccably choreographed action set pieces..”
by Jim Hemphill [Reel]
2.5 of 4

“..feels downright inept at times..”
by Keith Uhlich [Slant Magazine]
4 of 4

“..a work by cinematic geniuses that reveals beauty and terror in a long-ago time with a virtuoso intensity..”
by Michael Wilmington [Chicago Tribune]
2 of 5

“..a miserable, slow and particularly uninvolving film..”
by David Mercier [Film Judge]
5 of 5
Reviewed by Jay Seaver [eFilmCritic]
4 of 4
Reviewed by Wade Major [Boxoffice Magazine]
3 of 4
Reviewed by James Berardinelli [ReelViews]
Reviewed by Kevin Thomas [Los Angeles Times]
Reviewed by Robert Koehler [Variety]

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