The Great Wall
- China / US
- 1h 43min
- Directed by: Zhang Yimou
- Cast: Matt Damon, Pedro Pascal, Willem Dafoe
Two tough, rascally fighting men (Damon and Pascal, who was Oberyn Martell in Game of Thrones) travel to China, get captured, are beguiled by a warrior princess (Jing) and besieged by beasties. Director Zhang is going for full-on blockbuster: plot and character are less important than spectacular action, Damon is likeable, and it's all spiffing hooey.
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The Great Wall16 Feb 2017
Matt Damon heads up this thin but thrilling fantasy epic from acclaimed director Zhang Yimou
Matt Damon plays an 11th century mercenary / adventurer in a hectic fantasy epic that is like a cross between the opening ceremony of the Beijing Olympics and a video game. Damon and sidekick Pedro Pascal (the memorable Oberyn Martell from Game of…
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