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Thursday, May 5 2005

House of Flying Daggers (Shi mian mai fu) (2004)

While Zhang and Zhang's commentary track emphasizes the sheer effort that went into the film's production -- training, research, special effects work, hours on the set, physical hardships -- it also suggests the good time they shared.


Friday, December 3 2004

House of Flying Daggers (Shi mian mai fu) (2004)

While the men's trajectories seem well delineated, Mei's fate and meaning are both more opaque.


Monday, November 17 2003

Returner (2002)

Surprise: humans have caused the war after all, and the demonization of the aliens was just a government cover-up.


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