May 13, 2011
Thrilling and exhilarating. Prepare to be at the edge of your seat from start to finish.
Apr 25, 2011
Director Jin Chen's grand historical epic evinces some impressive costume design and much natural scenic beauty, but never locates a particularly persuasive or enrapturing tone.
Apr 22, 2011
The writer, Shen Jian, and the director, Jing Chen, have made no concessions to the non-Chinese viewer in their compressed, chaotic narrative.