Actors Of "Shaolin"
Director of "Shaolin"
Critics Of "Shaolin"
Film Journal International
September 09, 2011 Large-scale melodrama is short on action and long on histrionics.Read in Source
October 02, 2011 Ambitiously staged set pieces fall victim to portentous technique, creating an ultimately irreconcilable chasm between how much one wants to like this movie and how much they actually do.Read in Source
September 09, 2011 Shaolin is simultaneously regal and stilted, stirring and sluggish.Read in Source
New York Times
September 09, 2011 "Shaolin" fits in the more somber kung-fu tradition. But it also finds room for the genre's comic strain.Read in Source
Los Angeles Times
September 08, 2011 The kung fu itself is great fun to watch, from the discipline of balancing on one foot on a wooden pillar, the other in the air, for hours at a time to the confrontations that send fist and feet flying.Read in Source
September 08, 2011 Shaolin features a half-dozen impressive action set pieces, including an elaborate carriage chase and a battle inside the cages where Cao imprisons his workers.Read in Source
Common Sense Media
September 16, 2011 Jackie Chan brings some warm energy to his supporting role -- a rarity for this big star -- and turns in a delightfully self-effacing performance.Read in Source
New York Daily News
September 09, 2011 The epic feel to this Hong Kong action-drama helps balance a lack of hand-to-hand combat scenes.Read in Source
Dallas Morning News
September 09, 2011 An ambitious, almost epic drama that devotes as much time to introspection as it does to combat.Read in Source
New York Post
September 09, 2011 More action, less talk should be the order of the day, but it isn't.Read in Source
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