gone-with-the-bulletsJiang Wen follows up the incredible success of 2010’s Let The Bullets Fly with a suitably ostentatious and convoluted yarn about the violent ramifications of a rigged beauty pageant in 1920s Shanghai. Pulsating with splashy dance numbers, garish visuals and an overzealous desire to hit Western audiences right in their nostalgia pleasure centre, Gone With the Bullets proves an unwieldy, self-indulgent ride.

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