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Aftershock

2 Ratings: 4.5
A 2010 movie directed by Feng Xiaogang

Aftershock or Aftershocks (Chinese: 唐山大地震; pinyin: Tángshān Dàdìzhèn) is an upcoming 2010 Chinese drama film directed by Feng Xiaogang. The film stars Xu Fan and Zhang … see full wiki

3 reviews about Aftershock
review by . January 01, 2011
posted in ASIANatomy
4 ½ Stars: What Would You Do, When You Have To Choose Who Lives And Who Dies?
Disaster movies have always been tagged and made as something other than what they should be, and sometimes more. A) They are sometimes tagged as a spectacle with little respect for the reality behind the story. (Example: “Titanic”) B) Something to appease “popcorn entertainment” sensibilities through the use of special effects (Example: “2012“, “Volcano”) C) To display the strength of the human spirit and their ability to do heroic deeds (Example: …
review by . August 05, 2010
posted in ASIANatomy
A little girl & A teddy bear
It is interesting how themes in a movie are used repeatedly. It is however astonishing to find two similar themes appearing one after another, within the span of a few hours, in two very different kinds of movies I picked. One is in a Chinese real event story while another in an animated American make-belief movie. How is that for one in a million chance of that happening? Well, it did for me a few days ago.      The two movies I’m referring to are “Aftershock” …
Quick Tip by . July 30, 2010
An excellent movie which spans 2 earthquakes (1976 Tangshan earthquake which killed more than 1/4 million people & 2008 Sichuan earthquake which killed almost 70,000, injured over 1/4 million & made 4.8 million homeless). The movie is not about earthquakes per se but centered on the story of people who survived the earthquake instead. Very touching movie. Highly recommended!
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