Opening

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70% The Boxtrolls Sep 26
84% The Two Faces of January Sep 26
—— Two Night Stand Sep 26
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Top Box Office

63% The Maze Runner $32.5M
65% A Walk Among the Tombstones $13.1M
43% This Is Where I Leave You $11.9M
11% No Good Deed $10.2M
71% Dolphin Tale 2 $9.0M
92% Guardians of the Galaxy $5.2M
20% Let's Be Cops $2.7M
19% Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles $2.6M
88% The Drop $2.0M
37% If I Stay $1.8M

Coming Soon

56% Men, Women & Children Oct 01
90% Gone Girl Oct 03
—— Annabelle Oct 03
67% The Good Lie Oct 03
—— 7500 Oct 03

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32% Scorpion: Season 1
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97% Masters of Sex: Season 2
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—— Witches of East End: Season 2

Ba wang bie ji (Farewell My Concubine) Reviews

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Phillipa Bloom
Empire Magazine

With stunning set pieces and the dramatic backdrop of the revolution, Kaige captures perfectly the relationship between the two boys.

Full Review Source: Empire Magazine | Original Score: 4/5

August 12, 2008
Richard Corliss
TIME Magazine
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The scenes in the Peking Opera School, where boys are caned for doing wrong or right, are no less horrifying than the later tableaus of public humiliation at the hands of the Maoists.

Full Review Source: TIME Magazine

August 12, 2008

Film4

Gong Li is superb and Cheng Kaige's direction suitably grandiose.

Full Review Source: Film4

August 12, 2008
Jonathan Rosenbaum
Chicago Reader
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This is entertaining filmmaking on a grand scale.

Full Review Source: Chicago Reader

August 12, 2008
David Ansen
Newsweek
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Chen's remarkable movie uses an unusual love triangle to telescope more than 50 years of tumultuous Chinese history.

Full Review Source: Newsweek

April 7, 2008
Boyd van Hoeij
bibloi.com

| Original Score: 5/5

August 16, 2006
Emanuel Levy
EmanuelLevy.Com

Visually impressive and emotionally complex, this historical epic, winner of the Cannes Festival Palme d'Or, relates the tumultuous history of China through the story of two friends who meet as children and become stars of the Peking Opera.

Full Review Source: EmanuelLevy.Com | Original Score: B+

June 25, 2006
Dennis Schwartz
Ozus' World Movie Reviews

Well-acted but limited because its drama is emotionally uninvolving.

Full Review Source: Ozus' World Movie Reviews | Original Score: B-

April 3, 2006
Nick Schager
Lessons of Darkness

Sweeping, self-important and only moderately stirring.

Full Review Source: Lessons of Darkness | Original Score: B-

March 22, 2006
Geoff Andrew
Time Out
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Appropriately operatic, Chen's visually spectacular epic is sumptuous in every respect. Intelligent, enthralling, rhapsodic.

Full Review Source: Time Out

January 26, 2006
Jules Brenner
Cinema Signals

| Original Score: 5/5

June 26, 2005
Linda Cook
Quad City Times (Davenport, IA)

| Original Score: 5/5

August 4, 2004
Frank Swietek
One Guy's Opinion

| Original Score: 4/5

March 29, 2004
Rich Cline
Shadows on the Wall

| Original Score: 3/5

October 4, 2003
Carol Cling
Las Vegas Review-Journal

| Original Score: 4/5

September 5, 2003
Frederic and Mary Ann Brussat
Spirituality and Practice

Visually stunning

Full Review Source: Spirituality and Practice

July 20, 2003
Vincent Canby
New York Times
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One of those very rare film spectacles that deliver just about everything the ads are likely to promise.

Full Review Source: New York Times | Original Score: 5/5

May 20, 2003
Susan Tavernetti
Palo Alto Weekly

| Original Score: 4/4

May 20, 2003
Cory Cheney
Urban Tulsa Weekly

| Original Score: 3/5

August 8, 2002
Philip Martin
Arkansas Democrat-Gazette

| Original Score: 4/5

July 30, 2002
Ross Anthony
Hollywood Report Card

Click here for INTERVIEW with CHEN KAIGE regarding "Together."

Full Review Source: Hollywood Report Card

May 21, 2003
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