Wow! Legendary Hong Kong action specialist John Woo and international superstar Tony Leung reunite for their first feature film together since 1992's Hard Boiled with this historical drama set during the decisive 208 A.D. battle that heralded the end of the Han Dynasty. Quickly browse titles in our catalog based on the ones you have picked. Red Cliff - I bought this in the US from Amazon and it was such a big disappointment. I wish the film maker hadn't used such cruel methods to get the horses to perform stunts. During the battle scenes, I wondered how many horses died making this piece of entertainment. I can't recommend this enough, if there is one movie for you to buy, this is it! 2008 Three Kingdoms Limited. Reviewed in the United States on May 24, 2015. It is so masterfully shot, the acting superb, plot, costumes, backgrounds & locations are nothing less than perfect. We Are The Biggest Stream Movies and TV Series Online DataBase Website, Better Than: Movie25, 123Movies, PutLocker, SolarMovie, GoMovies, FMovies, YesMovies, BMovies, Project Free Tv, WatchSeries, GoStream, PrimeWire. I would class this movie as an epic... its 6 hours long, however, it's like watching a high quality TV series... it builds and builds and builds. Get the original- it absolutely is worth the watch. An absolute masterpiece in every way! The movie is a blend of martial arts action and large scale action involving armies and there are also scenes of individuals relating to each other and building friendships. Reviewed in the United Kingdom on August 5, 2011. I watch old movies, and am familiar with some of the the ways that Hollywood used to use wires to get dramatic falls from horses. The Battle of Red Cliff is a visionary epic based on the legendary battle in which a force of fifty thousand men defeated an army of nearly one million.
Reviewed in the United States on September 16, 2016. Happy viewing. Legendary Hong Kong action specialist John Woo and international superstar Tony Leung reunite for their first feature film together since 1992's Hard Boiled with this historical drama set during the decisive 208 A.D. battle that heralded the end of the Han Dynasty. I bought this earlier on dvd and felt the movie was epic in scope. Why the 1 star review? In the final days of the Han Dynasty, shrewd Prime Minister Cao Cao convinces his fickle Emperor the only way to unite China is to declare war on two neighbouring kingdoms. Part one ends with a to be continued and part two is worth the whole 5 hours. I won't watch it again.
How John Woo shot this is nothing short of astounding. As we see the various strategies come together and battle plans unfold the action builds to long battle sequence involving setting ships on fire, mounted cavalry, archers and hundreds of men fighting man to man. Rentals include 30 days to start watching this video and 48 hours to finish once started. The film is not the typical martial film with people flying through the air and dancing on water, The martial arts in the film is used to advance the battle sequences with individuals using various types of spears, to defeat their enemies.