Category: Fantasy / Historical

Posted in Action / Aventure Fantasy / Historical

‘300: Rise of an Empire’ Review: The movie might have more story than its predecessor

While King Leonidas and his 300 Spartans have their date with destiny at Thermopylae. Another battle against the Persians is brewing, this time at sea….

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‘Northmen: A Viking Saga’ 2014: The whole saga seems pre-ordained, pre-packaged

History credits the Vikings for discovering and attempting to colonize the New World. But in the movies, those rape-ruin-and-run raiders are always getting lost. They’re stranded on…

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Legend of Kolovrat Review: A Historical Russian Action Film

The movie was released in 2017 and was directed by the Russian director Dzhanik Fayziev. When the movie just came out even Putin watched it together…

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Posted in Fantasy / Historical Martial Art

Battle of Red Cliff Review: John Woo’s Action Epic Based on Famous Three Kingdom Novel

Financed for $80 million, the most money ever allotted to a Chinese production. The immense period action epic Red Cliff is John Woo’s first film in the…

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Kung Fu Monster Review: A lot of movie star but unfunny fantasy comedy

When a foreign kingdom gifts a rare monster to the Ming Emperor. Ocean (Louis Koo) is put in charge of taming it. But evil eunuch…

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Posted in Fantasy / Historical Great Movies

Mulan: Rise of a Warrior Review- The Movie Story Based on the Chinese warrior-girl Legend

The story of Mulan, the Chinese warrior-girl who takes her father’s place in war to defend him and their country. Mulan must overcome vast hardships…

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The Sorcerer and the White Snake: This is a Chinese twist on the reliable sword and sorcery genre

The modern reshaping of the economic struggle between East and West plays out in “The Sorcerer and the White Snake”. A sharp Chinese reminder that…

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Once Upon A Time Review: Liu Yifei in a movie Based on famous Chinese fantasy novel

Once Upon A Time starts off with little explanation but captivates with stunning visuals. Only to leave audiences gasping for air as it rushes through…

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The Warriors’ Gate 2016: A Action-Adventure-Fantasy Film Directed by Mattias Hoene

Chinese cinema is a strange one. It doesn’t have the classic allure of Japanese or French cinema. But rather sits on its own with a…

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The Bride With White Hair 2 Review: The Hong Kong Wuxia Classic Movie Directed by David Wu

Bitter and enraged after the betrayal by her lover Cho Yi Hang (Leslie Cheung). Former Wolf Woman turned White Haired Witch. Lien Ni Chang (Brigitte…

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