Dynasty Warriors movie review: video game adaptation adds fantastical violence to Romance of the Three Kingdoms lore

//Dynasty Warriors movie review: video game adaptation adds fantastical violence to Romance of the Three Kingdoms lore

Dynasty Warriors movie review: video game adaptation adds fantastical violence to Romance of the Three Kingdoms lore

2.5/5 starsA big-budget movie adaptation of a popular Japanese video game series, itself based on a classical Chinese novel which freely dramatised history, Dynasty Warriors was, by its conception, always at risk of losing its way in a hodgepodge of ideas and influences. And so it proves with this bizarrely paced and only intermittently diverting movie by Hong Kong director Roy Chow Hin-yeung (Knockout).Make no mistake: it is a high-wire act for any filmmaker looking to blend the fantastical…

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