THE GRANDMASTER (Wong Kar-wai)
Release Date: August 23
What You Missed: Though it has been butchered for its American theatrical release by the ever-meddling Weinsteins—allegedly for the sake of smoothing out its narrative wrinkles and clarifying apparent ambiguities, but really just to dumb down a complicated film for U.S. audiences—Wong Kar-wai’s The Grandmaster is too good to be ruined by even the editing. What’s clear, even in its simplified form, is that Wong remains a peerless visual stylist, rendering every hard-hitting wuxia blow a thing of grace and beauty. The results, predictably, are gorgeous, each glance, movement, or fatal exchange as precisely captured as so many perfectly shaped droplets of crimson blood. [Read the full The Grandmaster movie review.]

Follow @VoiceFilmClub



Subscribe to the Voice Film Club podcast

« Previous Page
 |
 
1
 
2
 
All
 
My Voice Nation Help
0 comments
 

Now Showing

Find capsule reviews, showtimes & tickets for all films in town.

Powered By VOICE Places

Box Office

Scores provided by Rotten Tomatoes

Join My Voice Nation for free stuff, film info & more!

Loading...