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Crouching Tiger, Hidden Dragon Reviews

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March 6, 2018
Crouching Tiger doesn't so much break new ground as reconfigure the genre with the pomp and ceremony of Western production values and psychological nuance.
October 29, 2016
It's at once pulpy and profound, a movie that never forgets to have fun even as it's tackling such straight-faced issues as honor, devotion and compassion.
Full Review | Original Score: 3.5/4
February 24, 2016
The fight scenes are utterly sublime, often shot to make great use of the width of the screen, and speak to the tremendous wonder and visceral passions that these kinds of stories aroused in artistic souls like Ang Lee.
November 30, 2013
A film that works on many levels, be it action, drama, or romance, Crouching Tiger, Hidden Dragon is recommended viewing for anyone who likes their martial arts with some heart and soul.
Full Review | Original Score: 4/5
May 27, 2013
I'm glad to join the ranks of fans who continue to be breath taken with this incredible epic.
March 4, 2011
Ang Lee's crowd-pleasing martial arts actioner is captivating and thrilling from beginning to end.
Full Review | Original Score: A-
December 22, 2010
Amazing, magical martial arts fairy tale.
Full Review | Original Score: 5/5
November 22, 2010
There's an ethereal dramatic effect here that transcends a primary function of imagination and storytelling.
Full Review | Original Score: A
September 25, 2010
Often imitated, never equaled, "Crouching Tiger" soars because it showcases culture as much as cutting-edge martial arts. Unfinished business, unspoken passions and unwanted prejudices stand beside fists (and feet) of fury in a lyrical film.
Full Review | Original Score: 4/4
July 26, 2010
Lee brought a distinct elegance to the wuxia genre of mythic, lyrical martial arts pictures...a breathtaking visual and emotional experience for the viewer...[Blu-ray]
Full Review | Original Score: 4/4
July 30, 2007
The movie is good, sometimes very good, but I suspect it's a masterpiece only for those who haven't seen all the earlier masterpieces that equal or surpass it.
Full Review | Original Score: 4/5
July 14, 2007
Full Review | Original Score: 4/4
June 21, 2007
With his latest film, Lee has created a lyrical fairy tale for adults, a sublime synthesis of martial arts action with dramatic sophistication.
Full Review | Original Score: A+
November 29, 2006
The film has so many different elements that there's enough in it to appeal to almost everyone.
Full Review | Original Score: 4.5/5
December 31, 2005 expectations were high, and I wasn't disappointed.
Full Review | Original Score: 8/10
December 6, 2005
Full Review | Original Score: 4.5/5
September 30, 2005
Full Review | Original Score: 3.5/4
January 15, 2005
Lo and behold. An action movie that isn't about 'seize the day' or 'follow your heart' opportunism.
Read More | Original Score: A
June 22, 2004
It's a feeling akin to seeing Peter Pan fly for the first time or watching the first light-saber duel in Star Wars.
Full Review | Original Score: 4/4
June 11, 2004
Full Review| Original Score: 9/10
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