Too many stretches of "Wedding Palace" are so garishly lit and broadly overplayed that they seem more cartoonish than the actual animated sequences that pepper the live-action production.
This local hit is an exquisitely wrought but moralistic Cinderella story set during China's Qing Dynasty.
Lu Chuan's epic demands rigorous attention from anyone unfamiliar with Chinese history, making expansion beyond fest and arthouse venues unlikely.
2016-2017 Oscar Predictions
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- ‘Sully,’ ‘Patriots Day,’ ‘Deepwater Horizon’ Could Crack Film Editing Oscar Race
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A terrific documentary that follows Gaul's current head of state, Francois Hollande, during his first eight months in office.
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Feisty Quebecois chanteuse's powerhouse show has wide-ranging appeal.
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A country-house mystery transposed to the royal court of Korea's Joseon dynasty, given a distinctive femme twist and then drenched with gore.