Tag: Yimou Zhang

The Great Wall: International fantasy epic wastes potential

China’s largest and most iconic landmark never felt so diminutively small as it does in Yimou Zhang’s English-language debut “The Great Wall.” Known for his bold and colorful style paired with intricate character-driven storytelling, the director of international hits like 2002’s “Hero” and 2004’s “House of Flying Daggers” should have been the perfect choice to bring top-notch Asian cinema to American markets. But for … Read More The Great Wall: International fantasy epic wastes potential