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The Great Wall reveals future of film // Brisbane Times Ipswich

In practice, however, The Great Wall is a cultural clash gone wrong, hampered by the fact it attempts to cater to both Eastern and Western tastes. As an English-language blockbuster, it possesses the kind of not-quite-terrible absurdity that will see it be forgotten in a number of weeks. As a Chinese blockbuster, it’s disrespectful in how it casts off the chance to retell a classic myth or legend in favour of telling something that feels primed for the west.

 

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