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Painted Skin: The Resurrection Review

Zac Elawar from Capsule Computers wrote:

Painted Skin: The Resurrection is a supernatural fantasy film that took the Chinese box office by storm, becoming their highest grossing domestic film in history. A sequel to 2008′s Painted Skin, the 2013 blockbuster brings back together many of the original cast, although for the most part they play completely different roles; the one true constant is Zhou Xun as Xiaowei, the Fox demon. To a westerner who, while being a fan of foreign cinema, has not seen Painted Skin before it, I was intrigued by The Resurrection. Have the film-makers painted a masterpiece, or is the resurrection short-lived?…

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LinkageAX3467d ago

Looks good, dunno what the reviewer is on about.

masterabbott3467d ago

I heard the Chinese people hated this film as well, the novel was really scary and awesome, but then when the movies part 1 and part 2 were released, it turned into a joke and everyone thought it was some sort of sick comedy instead of being a scary/thriller movie, i believe the review has it right here by giving it the score he gave it.

ZacE3467d ago

Doesn't help that the lead actress is...well, not exactly a looker.