The Warrior's Way Reviews

February 28, 2020
The film moves languorously, sometimes too slowly, and manages to draw you with its eclectic appeal.
May 8, 2019
I will give it credit for exceeding expectations -- a mildly entertaining diversion that I could see myself revisiting if nothing else was on at 3 a.m. Fans of action films should be satisfied.
December 9, 2010
Succeeds in cutting out a distinct visual flourish amid a bland cinematic landscape.
December 7, 2010
[The] action sequences are clear and snappy, with the ante forever being upped for the unbelievably explosive climax.
December 6, 2010
To damn his agreeable campfest with faint praise, The Warrior's Way is easily the best circus-themed, martial-arts-heavy action-comedy oater of the year.
December 6, 2010
My three-word synopsis is my three-word review...cowboys and ninjas.
December 5, 2010
"That was completely retarded, and I would absolutely watch it again." Indeed.
December 3, 2010
If you can't figure out why a clown shooting a ninja is forty kinds of awesome, it's not going to waste time explaining it to you.
December 3, 2010
Set in a fantastical ghost town with a resident circus troupe and filmed on studio sets, it looks like a Sergio Leone epic as staged by Fellini, or by Lars von Trier.
December 3, 2010
The Warrior's Way is a visually inspired multi-genre amalgamation, a borderline-surreal folly that suggests a martial-arts action-adventure co-directed by Sergio Leone and Federico Fellini.
December 3, 2010
Lee revels in the poetry of carnage -- movie carnage -- and despite 360 splatter shots and bouquets of severed heads somehow makes it all seem more kiss-kiss, bang-bang than damaged, or damaging.
December 3, 2010
Aided by a wonderfully ersatz spaghetti western score, Lee's cranked-to-11 curio is a shameless, sharply written (secondary villain Danny Huston gets an exit line for the ages), thankfully unironic chunk of fun.
December 3, 2010
If Sergio Leone ever made an Asian-western video game, this would be it. And I say that with a certain sense of joy.