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James C (ru) wrote: I wanted to like this but despite agreeing with the core arguments being presented the entire documentary treats it's audience like a collection of idiotic 12 year olds.It's genuinely frustrating to see the presenter hobble through the on screen narrative, discovering the "facts" in a way that's either ridiculously contrived or makes him look like a damn idiot. Couple that with silly, cheap looking animations that kick in whenever even the most basic concept is being described and I can't figure out who this is being targeted to.Also, the filmmaker has a weird requirement to present everyone he talks to as somehow being part of an actual conspiracy (or otherwise working against him) no matter how reasonable they appear to be being when considering the way he structures his questions. He's inexplicably hostile to everyone.This whole movie is presented in such a one dimensional way. Bah.
Anssi V (ca) wrote: It's a strange idea to try and combine Finnish and Chinese folklores into one cohesive whole. A strange idea, but not necessarily a bad one, because in all honesty I could see Kalevala done in wuxia style with big choreographic fight scenes, hauntingly majestic landscapes and lots of mist and mysticism. The thing is, it should be all wuxia, if you're going to do it at all. And the reason for that is that Finnish and Chinese aesthetics don't mix well. This movie being the major example. First we have few scenes of utter Finnish film tradition with bleak visuals, lots of grey and smudge, and then we're suddenly transported into a wuxia film with exotic dresses, weapons and people. And this keeps happening over and over again, leaving the viewer jarred out of his comfort zone and not in a good way.Then again, this film didn't have a budget to go full wuxia, so I can't exactly blame it for that. Still, it is a flaw and it brings the movie down when you cannot get into the film. Or films, because in reality this is two different films. They do try to bridge them together, and the main character (Tommi Eronen) has a role in both of them - even though he stands out in China like a sore thumb - but they have very little in common.But, style flaws aside, it could have worked. Unfortunately the story brings the whole film crashing down. It does this by being so noncommittal and vague that you're not really sure whether it's really even telling a story or just reading the footnotes for a one. Words like Kalevala and Sampo get thrown around every now and then, but none of them are really explained or given context within the story. Sampo, for example, is this big box of something that needs to be build again, because it will do something, and it has done something in the past, no one really knows, and it shouldn't be built again, because something will happen... and you're starting to see the problem here.Otherwise the movie is fine, truth be told. The actors are talented, the fight scenes are nothing new, but they're not bad, the music isn't bad and the scenes in China look surprisingly good, given the budget. It's just the poor execution of an idea and the story especially that keep this from being a good movie. Now it's intriguing concept and nothing more. That might be enough for some to see it, but I wouldn't personally recommend it.
Graham M (br) wrote: Well made, original and a decent plot twist. I can't say why I didn't like it more than I did though.
Sam I (jp) wrote: There is only one mid-range shot in this entire film. (This makes it sound less riveting than it is.)
Russell S (ag) wrote: Fun, action packed movie if somehow largely forgotten. It feels a little flat at times and the ending a little abrupt. Enjoyable all the same.
Kevin D (es) wrote: Unintentionally hilarious zombie movie from the 1940s. Apparently political correctness didn't exist back then.
Enaid N (ag) wrote: If I wasn't watching this with another person, I would have turned it off. What a lame excuse of a movie! I have seen "B" movies, that are much better!!!