The Great Wall (review)
Matt Damon and Pedro Pascal play 2 mercenaries looking for gun powder in historical China. When they’re caught and imprisoned in the titular structure, they end up in assault by a horde of vicious mythical beasts. This film was directed by noted Chinese director Yimou Zhang and he’s put his eccentric style all over the film. The battles are over the top (pun intended) with dizzying action and video game visuals. The plot is somewhat silly, while the human interaction is mundane. If you appreciate fantastic imagery, hyped up fights and spectacular scenery, this somewhat stylized adventure will not disappoint.
(3 / 5)