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I really wanted to love this movie, first Chinese movie I have seen in the cinema for years, but ultimately I was let down.
So yeah, the visuals are good, great even! Sadly this is style over substance. It was like mathematics, matrix style in parts (watch it and you will see what I mean). Sadly, I do not speak Chinese, so reading the subs and trying to make sense of the math proved just too confusing in parts. Either way though, wasn't really missing much in terms of a good story.
Could have been so much better, or just completely different and better in all fairness.
Won't be watching it again, but I am interested in watching a sequel, just to see if it gets any better. 5 at best here from me
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