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Let the Bullets Fly Reviews

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Philip French
Observer [UK]

It's satire of sorts, but broad, confused, extremely talkative and interminable.

Full Review Source: Observer [UK]

August 19, 2012
Henry Barnes
Guardian

Between the kung fu, the gunplay, a gentle romantic subplot and the extreme gastronomy - there's something for everyone.

Full Review Source: Guardian | Original Score: 4/5

August 16, 2012
Robbie Collin
Daily Telegraph

Overwritten script, ugly visuals, queasy rape humour, feeble special effects and all-round incoherence.

Full Review Source: Daily Telegraph | Original Score: 1/5

August 16, 2012
Paul Chambers
CNNRadio

Fans of the genre may enjoy the bizarre humor. But, the story seemed never-ending to me.

Full Review Source: CNNRadio | Original Score: C

May 19, 2012
Ben Sachs
Chicago Reader
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This period action comedy by Jiang Wen is great fun in the Shakespearean tradition, stuffed with lively characters, dramatic stand-offs, and stolen-identity subplots.

Full Review Source: Chicago Reader

March 29, 2012
Colin Covert
Minneapolis Star Tribune
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After watching it, I was as confused -- and giddy -- as if I had been rolled down a hill in a rain barrel. For unmitigated insanity, this is a hard film to beat.

Full Review Source: Minneapolis Star Tribune | Original Score: 3/4

March 22, 2012
Beth Accomando
KPBS.org

The real pleasure is seeing Chow and Jiang square off. Chow mugs for the camera with the same finesse as he handles guns in Woo's films.

Full Review Source: KPBS.org

March 9, 2012
Shawn Levy
Oregonian

The film offers real fun, particularly in the early going, when the energy and enthusiasm recall Stephen Chow's "Kung Fu Hustle."

Full Review Source: Oregonian | Original Score: B

March 8, 2012
Soren Anderson
Seattle Times
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Jiang directs with great vigor, serving up plenty of blood and a lot of laughs as he turns his picture into a propulsive blast.

Full Review Source: Seattle Times | Original Score: 3/4

March 8, 2012
Todd Jorgenson
Cinemalogue.com

The stylish direction of Wen Jiang helps to overcome some flaws in his convoluted screenplay.

Full Review Source: Cinemalogue.com

March 2, 2012
Kurt Loder
Reason Online

Director Jiang is also an effortlessly charismatic actor. And the film is elevated by its epical widescreen cinematography, which is purely gorgeous.

Full Review Source: Reason Online

March 2, 2012
Daniel Eagan
Film Journal International

Rival crooks battle for control of a beleaguered town in 1920s China in a fast-paced and surprisingly layered adventure.

Full Review Source: Film Journal International

March 2, 2012
Stephen Whitty
Newark Star-Ledger
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See it now, uncut and in widescreen, before it disappears - and then reappears, years later, referenced in some Quentin Tarantino picture.

Full Review Source: Newark Star-Ledger | Original Score: 3/4

March 2, 2012
Liam Lacey
Globe and Mail
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Along with the familiar East-meets-West elements derived from Akira Kurosawa and Sergio Leone, Jiang offers cleverly choreographed action scenes and fun-house mirror complications.

Full Review Source: Globe and Mail | Original Score: 2.5/4

March 2, 2012
V.A. Musetto
New York Post
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Word is that Jiang went though 30 drafts of the script before he was satisfied. Perhaps he should have gone for 31.

Full Review Source: New York Post | Original Score: 2/4

March 2, 2012
Robert Abele
Los Angeles Times
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Not exactly a western, barely an action film and hardly a historical drama, the Chinese saga "Let the Bullets Fly" promises genre pleasures it routinely leaves un-triggered in its chamber.

Full Review Source: Los Angeles Times | Original Score: 1.5/5

March 1, 2012
Jeannette Catsoulis
New York Times
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At least 30 minutes and several scams too long, the plot passes from amusing to confounding long before the final double-cross.

Full Review Source: New York Times | Original Score: 2/5

March 1, 2012
Joe Morgenstern
Wall Street Journal
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"Let the Bullets Fly" has a clearly defined moral dimension, but Mr. Jiang, an absurdist at heart, never lets it interfere with the fun.

Full Review Source: Wall Street Journal

March 1, 2012
Greg Quill
Toronto Star
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A ribald mess of a farce whose finer qualities will likely be lost on non-Chinese-speaking audiences and others not familiar with 1920s warlord lore.

Full Review Source: Toronto Star | Original Score: 2/4

March 1, 2012
Elizabeth Weitzman
New York Daily News
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Though a good-natured and highly enjoyable goof, Jiang Wen's comic blockbuster - the highest-grossing movie made in China - more than lives up to its name.

Full Review Source: New York Daily News | Original Score: 3/5

March 1, 2012
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