Movie The Great Wall

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  1. DCLXVII

    DCLXVII 『Team Deathmatch』『Desu_Tronic』『RMJI True Fan #1』

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    I wanted to ask if anybody in China has watched this movie yet and what are their thoughts about it ?
    I wanted to give this movie a try but I am seeing a 6.3/10 rating on IMDb which is not that great.
    Try not to spoil the movie or use appropriate spoiler tags ^_^

    Sorry for the bad English.

    P.S. : To all Indians out there The Great Wall is set to release on February 3 in India.
     
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  2. Hunta

    Hunta shameless

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    Never trust imdb. They rate all action films 6-8 and anything romance related 8-9

    wut nerds
     
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  3. Demonic Reader lv 451F

    Demonic Reader lv 451F 蝶醒, 梦未.

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    Some Chinese novels have 3.5/5.0 star rating. But the translators get over $5,000 a month.
    Compare with the 4.5+/5.0 novels, the translators get less than $500/mo.

    IMDb is hollyweed-prone rating.
     
  4. LtBeefy

    LtBeefy Well-Known Member

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    Just from looking at the trailers, yea. Looks like a horrible movie. I think IMDB is rating it 2 high.
     
  5. RV

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    I just watch it two days ago and overall worth my time for me and action packed right from the beginning of the movie.
     
  6. negritis

    negritis The Mathematician

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    i watched it, and i like it
    btw from Hungary :D

    the plot is a bit dumb, but the action and koreografy is awesome, the visuals are stunning
    but a the monsters cgi is sometimes out of place

    if you like blockbuster movies then you will like this one
     
  7. Trump

    Trump Well-Known Member

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    Someone talking about walls?
     
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  8. pandicorn

    pandicorn ® Ruler of Gay Pandas ®

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    I felt like I got clickbaited. I wanted to read about a wall and mexicans
     
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    Nimroth Someone

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    Wouldn't really trust the imdb rating since there are a lot of people accusing it of white washing despite there not really being a reason to.
    That said I'm not personally interested in it because I find the idea of a movie about the great wall being attacked by dragons to just be stupid.
     
  10. Sansome

    Sansome A Kind and Honest Villager X

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    I thought this thread about breaking the 4th wall! Damn!
     
  11. Skyreader

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    LMAO at white washing
    They are literally person from outside China
     
  12. SummerX

    SummerX Well-known fujoshi

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    It has a bad review in China and people do not like the cast. It has a 5.0/10 on Chinese film rating website Douban. I did not watch it. I watched Journey to the West and think it is okay!
     
  13. Voromir

    Voromir Chaotic Evil Kobold Fig 4/Rog 16/Sorc 6 (DND 3.5)

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    I think it's a decent happy action movie with a worn out plot but overall worth watching

    Edit : Reminded me a little of Raymond E Feist's empire series which if you haven't read go to the library NOW!
     
  14. VOLX98

    VOLX98 Well-Known Member

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    Watched it in the cinema. Fucking expensive, sorry for swearing. I think it costed 10.50€. Watched it late at night, damn.
    I don't recommend it, if you want plot.
    Plot was basically one single move.
    Well, not gonna tell you too much, but I think it was garbage. Just warning you...
     
  15. Ai chan

    Ai chan Queen of Yuri, Devourer of Traps, Thrusted Witch

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    Watched it recently. It was a nice movie. I enjoyed it. If you're looking for philosophical discussion, awesome plot, good comedy, memorable romance or powerful dialogues, you will find none here.

    What it does deliver, however, is nice cinematography. It wasn't overdone and it does give you a sense of awe and urgency. The action scenes could've been done better. You don't feel like you're part of the action. Costumes could do with a bit less gaudy and bit more functional designs.

    All in all, it's not the best action movie, but it's not the worst either. So watch it without any expectation. Plus, there's none of those forced Hollywood kissing scenes, so it's also something suitable to be watched with children.
     
  16. thedorkishguy

    thedorkishguy Well-Known Member

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    I loved the production and cinematography of the film!
    Despite all the harsh criticism I thoroughly enjoyed the movie.
     
  17. Lina8888

    Lina8888 Well-Known Member

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    It's quite an epic movie there. Great Casting & Nice CGIs. You better watch it.