22 July 2009 | schism83
I had the opportunity to see this film tonight at the 13th PiFan Film festival in Bucheon, Korea, and I have to say that I was impressed. I had some problems with some of the final filming decisions, but the direction was competent, if not really good at points, the action was very, very well directed and executed, and the comedy was handled in an awkward but unique and hilarious way. Ron Perlman and Il Lim's (writer, director, editor(?), producer, choreographer, AND star) scenes are spectacular, and Il Lim and Leelee Sobieski have a chemistry that is extremely strange and frustrating to watch but justifiably and redeemably so in the end. I recommend this to anyone looking for a movie that is fighting/violence heavy and revolves around an overworked premise that is handled with an innovative style and unique sense of timing. I hesitate to say great but definitely a GOOD movie.