'The Great Wall' Is Tacky. Propagandistic. And Really, Really Cool
When Beijing was selected to host the 2008 Summer Olympics, internationally renowned film director Zhang Yimou handled the opening and closing ceremonies.
Now, with 'The Great Wall, the director of 'Raise the Red Lantern' sees Matt Damon fighting alongside Chinese warriors to defeat radioactive monsters. It's a silly idea, to be sure.
But according to Uproxx, Zhang Yimou manages to pull off a visual feast and a decent plot..