Legend of the Mountain Reviews

October 27, 2019
Apart from the focus on nature King hu weaves an intricate story of a battle between good and evil, where nothing is as it seems and in which Ho Yunqing finds himself being unwillingly steered toward directions he does not wish or even imagined following
May 11, 2018
Legend of the Mountain is a beautiful movie to be sure, but it's also a movie that understands beauty.
April 23, 2018
Rooted in genre, Hu's film is as thrilling as any number of kung fu action flicks, even if nary a punch is thrown throughout its running time.
March 26, 2018
Legend of the Mountain is an unsung classic from a master at the height of his talents. Cinema in its purest form.
March 20, 2018
Legend Of The Mountain has two leading female characters who are remarkably forceful for the period.
February 5, 2018
These are less horror films in the Western sense of stories designed to scare or shock the audience, but rather more eerie expressions of a numinous world, cutting to the heart of the mysteries at the center of existence that give rise to religious belief
February 4, 2018
A slow-to-start but delightful tale of ancient magic and clueless men.
February 1, 2018
Legend of the Mountain is looser, funnier than [King Hu's] earlier wuxia films-and, at three hours, a bit of a commitment.
February 1, 2018
You can get lost in these pictorial reveries as you trace the rays of light piercing the trees, brightening the dark waters and the reality-softening haze.
January 29, 2018
Every pan and snap zoom and dissolve is exact, every whorl of smoke and wind-thrown swath of leaves pulled from a dream and placed methodically before our eyes.
January 26, 2018
Legends of the Mountain's narrative fuse may be long, but Hu knows exactly when to light it and when to snuff it out.