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An Empress and the Warriors

5 Ratings: 3.2
A Hong Kong movie directed by Ching Siu Tung.

In the tradition of Seven Swords comes the action saga of a kingdom locked in a desperate battle for survival. Martial arts superstar Donnie Yen (Seven Swords) and Hong Kong Film Award winners Kelly Chen (Infernal Affairs) and Leon Lai (Seven Swords) … see full wiki

Director: Ching Siu Tung
Genre: Action, Adventure
4 reviews about An Empress and the Warriors
review by . September 05, 2010
posted in ASIANatomy
GOOD BUT COULD HAVE BEEN BETTER
      AN EMPRESS AND THE WARRIORS      Let me say from the start of this that this is indeed a good movie, it is far from perfect but it is a good film. "An Empress and the Warriors" is a wonderfully done and shot some what epic war film that really is a romance at heart. That is kinda were the flaws are in this film, it did not pick what it wanted to be. Or better yet I feel that it failed in blending the different styles together perfectly. Still …
review by . July 29, 2009
posted in ASIANatomy
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   2008 seems to be the year for Chinese epic dramas. "An Empress and the Warriors" was released before the "Romance of Three Kingdoms" related films by Daniel Lee (Three Kingdoms) and John Woo (Red Cliff). The film is helmed by Tony Ching Siu Tang (Naked Weapon) and if you are familiar with this director's past works, you'll know that he is a good action director. However, I do believe the skill of good storytelling eludes him--"An Empress and the Warriors" …
Quick Tip by . September 23, 2010
posted in ASIANatomy
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   "An Empress and the Warriors" is a wonderfully done and shot some what epic war film that really is a romance at heart. Flawed and not sure what film it really wants to be, but good.
review by . September 14, 2009
posted in Movie Hype
I was pleasantly surprised that this wasn't just another Chinese action movie, but rather had a more interesting plot. Except for Crouching Tiger, Hidden Dragon, most of those fighting movies are eminently forgettable. Sometimes I get sick of mindless gore in such movies. An Empress and the Warriors is different. The movie is more of a love story set in a mythical ancient China. The empress is about to accede to the throne after her father dies, but she is soon diverted by an enemy army. She is …
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