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A Chinese movie starring Zhang Ziyi.

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  • Sep 20, 2010
"Legend of the Black Scorpion" or "The Banquet" is a take on Shakespeare's "Hamlet", and is visually amazing, beautiful, and jumps off the screen. While the character development lacks it is still a breathtaking film
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review by . September 17, 2010
posted in ASIANatomy
ANOTHER GREAT 2 DISC SET FROM DRAGON DYNASTY
      LEGEND OF THE BLACK SCORPION      I have always been a fan of Asian cinema ever since I was born obviously as any one who has read my stuff before will tell you. As I have collected film after film and anime after anime [I hunt down the live action while my girl hunts down all anime] I'd like to think I have a pretty good collection. That is why when the Weinstein Brothers created the Dragon Dynasty company to introduce more of these films to an …
review by . December 25, 2008
posted in ASIANatomy
3 ½ stars+: Beautifully Shot and Artfully Presented But Ultimately Comes off a Bit Cold
      LEGEND OF THE BLACK SCORPION (a.k.a. The BANQUET) is the Chinese rendition of Shakespeare's "Hamlet". Directed by Mainland China's own acclaimed director Feng Xiaogang, joined with the lush cinematography by Tim Yip (Croaching Tiger Hidden Dragon) and the action choreography by Yuen Woo-Ping( Fearless); the film is set to bring Chinese Wuxia epic to new heights. Feng even acquired the services of one of China's most renowned international actresses; …
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DVD Release Date: October 26, 2010
Runtime: 125 minutes
Studio: Dragon Dynasty

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