Wednesday, 30 June 2010

Shanghai (2010)

Yes, it's another director trying to remake Casablanca in an Asian locale - this time, Shanghai.

John Cussack plays Boggie's role. Everyone else (Gong Li, Ken Watanabe, Chow Yun-fatt) seems to be in just for the stunt casting and scenery chewing.

Will this effort be doomed to failure like most other adaptations and reworkings of Casblanca?

Read my full review at Fridae, first published on 30 June 2010.

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