Regardless, all of it is very appropriate for the scenery at hand. So it comes down to whether you like Arnold's brand of action, and as a huge fan of that stuff I enjoyed it. Lee Byung Hun plays the bad. I will probably rewatch this in the future. This involves the slaughter of the Japanese and Manchurian guards, and various civilians.
Arguments are welcome, fights are not. Song Kang Ho plays the weird. This is not really the character we know in the movie who is kind of badass, cautious, silent, careful and all these other things that indicate he is very alone and trapped. He has had his revenge, but that's not what he really wanted. The clip showing him box and smile again signifies that he used to be happy and he is remembering what it is like to be happy because of all the recent events.
One is when he is listening to the girl do her music group and the other is the very ending. There's even a very realistic scene with a horse and rider getting blown up by a mortar. The very last scene is a call back to an earlier point in his career when things were simple and he was happy; enjoying a finer moment in life. A fourth force—a group of Manchurian bandits—also want the map to sell to the. The three engage in a spectacular chase with the Japanese Army, the Korean independence fighters, and the Chinese bandits all looking to get their hands on the prized map. I enjoyed his acting in Padam Padam.
If you rely on the information given on this Site, you are responsible for ensuring by independent verification its accuracy, currency or completeness. Do-won survives along with Tae-goo. Widescreen Enhanced ; Soundtracks: Korean Dolby Digital 5. The music fits the movie. There's multiple things I've heard. I would of love to see some of his frequent collaborators involved in the film, imagine what the chemistry between Lee Byung-hun and Arnie could of been.
While doing so, he discovers diamonds in Chang-yi's pocket and giggles with delight before realising he's surrounded by the Japanese army. As word spreads about the Weird and the map, many people are after him. Ok, so how was it? The Korean release contains a longer version of the film and the international release has a slightly shorter cut with. There's trumpets, twangy guitar, and whistling, and even a theme that sounds strikingly similar to Cheyenne's theme from Once Upon a Time in the West, and there's also quite bit of music with driving, distorted guitars, and modern electronic instrumentation and rhythms, more akin to a modern Asian action film. In the United Kingdom, the ordered five seconds of cuts to the cinema release due to scenes of horse falls judged to be that violated the Cinematograph Films Animals Act 1937. I do hope that if it gets a wide release in the United States, that they do an English dub, as unfortunately, mainstream American audiences tend not to like subtitles and would more than likely miss out on a great film.
Some become bandits, some train robbers and yet others bounty hunters. Since I can't give spoilers in the review, let me just state that the purpose of this movie is the part that is ridiculous. Comments which break the rules will be moderated or erased. In the alternate ending, The Weird, Tae-goo, gets up. When he was carefree, had swag, wanted to be a gangster, and was able to smile and visualize a bright future or see his dreams as obtainable.
. Though I think you should view The Last Stand as a Schwarzenegger film first and foremost. His character was my favorite. Hong Kong - Asia Film Financing Forum. In Korean with English subtitles.
He could have very easily filmed a great spaghetti back in the day. Inadvertently lighting a stick of dynamite, Tae-goo scares off the Japanese and dives for cover before realising it was lit. This is an extraordinarily entertaining film, independent of the things that would make it even more endearing to a spaghetti fan. Some people think it could mean the whole movie was just a daydream type situation. The run in with the girl gave him some motivation, a smile, and a purpose to work towards something. The soundtrack, by Chan Young-gyu, like the film itself, is a hybrid of the two genres.
The film premiered at the and had a limited release in the U. While the Weird, a notorious train robber, is stealing from a Japanese train crossing the Manchurian plains, he discovers a treasure map. For that reason I gave it high scores. And it's nice to see Lee Byung-hun as the antagonist for once and he always delivers. And it really isn't a whole lot of fun to guess why, either,. Col3Neg Media has attempted to make the information on this Site as accurate as possible and is provided in good faith without any express or implied warranty. It's a lot of fun before it wears you out, and it wears you out sooner than it should.
This Site includes links to other websites. The film itself is narratively numbing, frustratingly fused, and a prude with its post-climax cuddling, a real scratchy quilt of a film. The periods don't make a bit of sense together but that hardly matters because it's such a damned entertaining movie. Other websites include links to this Site. No videos are streamed through our site. Park Chang-yi, The Bad —a bandit and hitman—is hired to acquire a treasure map from a Japanese official traveling by train. I believe the very end was an earlier point in his life.