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The Empress Dowager (1975)

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NOTE: Available on the Celestial releases of the movie. (In English with no subtitles.)

Commentaries on this disc:

Commentary 1: Paul Fonoroff and Peter Tsi Rating:7.0/10 (1 vote) [graph]Login to vote or review
Reviewed by pat00139 on February 28th, 2006:Find all reviews by pat00139
For starters, these guys are really helpful by providing the context and the background of the history leading up to the movieís start. You learn the budget was about HK$6 million. They point out Tung Wai and other actors, both famous and not so famous. They talk throughout the movie and point out contextual information, which helps a lot. They talk about the hair and the uniforms, and speculate on whether the scenes in the movie really did happen for real. They do get repetitive after an hour or so, but itís not so bad. The movie moves on and they can talk about whatís new. Itís informative and relaxed and certainly worth watching. If youíre already a fan of the movie, it should be a nice complement to the movie. Mr. Fonoroff, by the way, is a critic, as, I think, is Mr. Tsi.