The Butcher, The Chef And The Swordsman Reviews

September 4, 2020
The film is chaotic, but it's also a tremendous amount of fun for those able to simply abandon their expectations.
May 15, 2018
This film breaks almost every filmic rule regarding amount of content, pacing and editing speed, but somehow the combination flies through the air as swiftly and smoothly as the magical cleaver, slicing all that oppose it.
March 18, 2011
In his embrace of American sensibilities, Wuershan seems to have mastered a Hollywood specialty: empty calories served loud, flashy and fast.
March 17, 2011
If [it] sounds juvenile, well, okay, maybe it is. But who cares, when it's all so damn much fun?
March 17, 2011
If it's diminished by the director's feverish urge to over-achieve, this movie is clearly the kind of irreverent, multi-platform, cross-genre, otherworldly stuff Hollywood wants from China: fast, furious, big, bold and brassy.
March 12, 2011
Likeable crazy, combined with visual stylistics and driven by a sense of humour, this madcap Chinese martial arts frolic has everything