It's that time of year. The Vietnamese Department of Cinematography is releasing another tiring and cliche ridden film on the Vietnam war. According to a review by Do Thuy Linh, a film critic from Thanh Nien Daily News, this film has an excess of explosion, a confusing plot, and skeletal character development.
You can read the full review here.
I haven't seen Người Viết Huyền Thoại (The Legend Maker) so I don't know if it's good or not. I saw the trailer for the film and it seems to have some questionable filmmaking qualities. For example at 1:07, the kid in the trailer is in my opinion miscast. ...continue reading