Feb 17, 2017 · Directed by Yimou Zhang. With Matt Damon, Tian Jing, Willem Dafoe, Andy Lau. In ancient China, a group of European mercenaries encounters a secret army that maintains and defends the Great Wall of China against a horde of monstrous creatures.
- Yimou Zhang
- Matt Damon, Tian Jing, Willem Dafoe, Andy Lau
The Great Wall (Chinese: 长城) is a 2016 Chinese-American fantasy action monster film directed by Zhang Yimou, with a screenplay by Carlo Bernard, Doug Miro and Tony Gilroy, from a story by Max Brooks, Edward Zwick and Marshall Herskovitz.
The great white hope, Matt Damon, saves China in the bizarre fantasy-action film The Great Wall. After traveling to China in search of black powder a band of European mercenaries are captured by ...
- adventure, action, fantasy
I won't discuss the movie, other than, yes, I really enjoyed it at the cinema and, in case you haven't seen it, take it in with an open mind and let yourself go with the fantasy--after all, it even says so at the very start, "This is one of (the Great Wall's) legends". If you need a movie to compare it against, I'd say it's got a "The Road To ...
- Action, Adventure, Fantasy
The movie "The Great Wall" brings a unique, if not interesting, approach to Chinese mythology taken from "Classic of Mountains and Seas" (Shanhai jing, 山海經) but with a western inclusion along with presenting some Chinese technology and classical scientific instruments such as the ear trumpet, armillary sphere, Zhang Heng's (張衡; 78 ...
- Universal Studios
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The opening text states that the Great Wall of China is one of mankind's most enduring wonders. It spans over 5,500 miles and took over 1,700 years to build. It has protected the city from many dangers, some of which are known, and others that are legend.
That said, The Great Wall has its merits, starting with the cinematography. Setting aside the over-CGI-ed monsters, the titular wall is a sight to behold. A scene in which soldiers throw hundreds of lanterns aloft is simply breathtaking. And then there's the fearless female commander, Lin.
“Rarely does a screenplay and author’s style mesh so well in a novelization, and The Great Wall is akin to the meeting of Piers Anthony and Total Recall” Movie Nooz “Highly recommended to anyone who enjoys paranormal/Sci-Fi stories, along with the Asian culture being represented in such a vivid story.” Gamers Sphere
- Mass Market Paperback
- Mark Morris
The Great Wall - Death Blades and Harpoons: Commander Lin (Jing Tian) uses massive blades in the Wall to kill the beasts and harpoons to sedate them. BUY THE...
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