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What a treasure of cinema, a highly entertaining film that isn't afraid to go wherever it feels. Monsters, Chinese magic, sorcerers, action, martial arts, Carpenter pulled all the stops for a mishmash of Asian influences gathered throughout the 70's and early 80's. It's hard to convey how ahead of its time this film was, how simply there weren't films like that this side of the Pacific. Great art direction and cinematography, great direction and music, all the hallmark of one of the best, if not the best, Carpenter films.

- Laurent Hasson