Originally posted by Jeroen Wenting:
these days, I almost automatically assume a film is potentially a good one only if the reviews are poor.
Originally posted by Richard Hawkes:
I'd second that. I wasn't in the UK when Zatoichi came out. Just watched it last week after months of waiting for the DVD (and English subtitles) - superb!
Originally posted by Ellen Zhao:
I can't understand how it got the "silver bear" award in Berlin. All the characters are vague, Mel Gibson doesn't bring anything good to the movie. Maybe it fits some pioneer -ism which I am too shallow to understand.