My Way (2012)
Average Rating: 4.9/10
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Average Rating: 4.7/10
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After emerging as bitter rivals and enemies as young marathon runners, Korean native Kim Jun-shik and Japanese aristocrat Tatsuo Hasegawa both find themselves in the Japanese army, fighting the Chinese and Soviets in a bloody battle. Jun-shik is there under duress, while Tatsuo is a powerful colonel. After both are taken prisoner by the Soviets, their mutual hatred and mistrust boils over into a violence that is only stopped by the continuing horror of the war. Forced to fight for the Soviets,
Apr 20, 2012 Limited
Jul 23, 2012
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Given its aggressiveness in all cinematic matters, My Way manages to color in the personal stakes with enough clarity to keep you caring about the players set loose on its massive canvas.
Adolescent boys will savour My Way's bombast and solemnity. Cringing adult audiences will more likely beat a retreat before final call.
"My Way," billed as the most expensive Korean film in history ($25 million) is epic, packed with action - and it's lousy.
The bloody chaos can be suitably overwhelming, but you're too aware of the whizzing camerawork, helter-skelter editing and bombastic score.
Numerous thrilling, graphic combat scenes compete with corny directorial touches and sappy choral music.
... compromised by a script that relies on melodrama and Hollywood clichés.
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