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Let the Bullets Fly Reviews

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
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
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
David Fear
Time Out New York
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Don't even try to keep up with the labyrinthine plot and triple-layered identity confusion.

Full Review Source: Time Out New York | Original Score: 3/5

February 29, 2012
Nick Schager
Village Voice
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Comedy and shifting-allegiances intrigue more than compensate for the dearth of rousing action in this 1920s-set film...

Full Review Source: Village Voice

February 28, 2012
John Anderson
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A rollicking, violent, Western-cum-comedy that serves many masters, but adds up to an entertaining hot pot of wry political commentary and general mischief.

Full Review Source: Variety

April 27, 2011
Maggie Lee
Hollywood Reporter
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A rollicking Chinese western directed with cinematic gumption.

Full Review Source: Hollywood Reporter

January 13, 2011
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