Shadow Magic

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  • Summary: Set in 1902, this comedy centers around the arrival of a Westerner who introduces silent films to Imperial Peking.

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Score distribution:
  1. Positive: 16 out of 22
  2. Negative: 0 out of 22
  1. Sumptuous, warm, continually amazing, it's a completely enjoyable couple of hours at the flickers.
  2. A movie-movie about the movies.
  3. It's a film about culture clash, the generation gap and the loss of tradition that inevitably accompanies the arrival of anything new.
  4. The most delightful segments are those which observe new audiences experiencing the motion picture phenomenon.
  5. Reviewed by: Mike Clark
    63
    The story doesn't exactly startle with surprises and has a tendency to hammer and rehammer its points.
  6. 50
    The movie is more concerned with the story line (premiere-fire-threat-rescue) than with painting the time and place.

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Score distribution:
  1. Positive: 3 out of 3
  2. Mixed: 0 out of 3
  3. Negative: 0 out of 3

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