Film Lads Film Club Round 2, Week 3
Film Choice: Mine
I loved living in every second of this movie.
The slow building tension, the peaceful atmosphere, the BEAUTIFUL landscape photography, and the tense, dramatic, soulful score.
Despite a flimsy premise, Dragon Inn features great plotting, great pacing, and great dialogue, and a few moments were even surprisingly funny, thanks to the superb translation work.
I admired the clever editing tricks throughout the movie. This is clearly an innovative landmark for the Wuxia genre. Just look at those leaps! The dramatic weather! The stylish scene transitions! Plus the choreography, sets, costumes, weapon props, sound effects, gruesome blood... Every creative decision in the movie demonstrates the quality of the direction, the…