My Way Synopsis
After emerging as bitter rivals and enemies as young marathon runners, Korean native Kim Jun-shik and Japanese aristocrat Tatsuo Hasegawa both find themselves in the Japanese army, fighting the Chinese and Soviets in a bloody battle.
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New York Post

By V.A. Musetto
My Way is not, as the title might suggest, a Frank Sinatra biopic. No, it's an eye-popping, empty-headed World War II epic made in South...
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50

The Globe and Mail (Toronto)

By Stephen Cole
Adolescent boys will savour My Way's bombast and solemnity. Cringing adult audiences will more likely beat a retreat before final call.
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50

Austin Chronicle

By Marc Savlov
The most expensive South Korean film ever made is also one of the most realistic (read: gory) depictions of the horrors of war, specifically...
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40

Arizona Republic

By Bill Goodykoontz
Jang and Odagiri are good as the rival runners and soldiers. But they are surrounded by over-the-top performances, which play out like a...
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40

Time Out New York

By Nick Schager
The paeans about national pride and brotherhood may be regional, but constant slow-motion battle scenes and squishy sentimentality are...
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The New York Times

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The bloody chaos can be suitably overwhelming, but you're too aware of the whizzing camerawork, helter-skelter editing and bombastic score.
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30

Los Angeles Times

By Robert Abele
The nonstop adversity lacks any real sense of danger. Or, for that matter, emotional punch. Why these two long-distance runners keep each...
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25

San Francisco Chronicle

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Kang is so over the top and jumbled in his storytelling, this could be his Michael Cimino ("Heaven's Gate") moment.
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25

Slant Magazine

Many films are saved in the editing room, but how many are ruined there?
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The Hollywood Reporter

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So bloated that it's forever on the verge of bursting – a sentiment reflected by the film's overindulgence in ear-splitting pyrotechnics.
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My Way

By Peneflix
"My Way" is Kang Je-gyg's epic of WWII from the Korean/ Japanese perspective; at times melodramatic, testing one's believability in the quasi nonfictional story of two young men, privileged and poor,...

My Way

By superc5
Age 14 and up. One of the very few movies available to Americans about WW2 as seen from the Asian side. At the same time, considering their movie industry is still young, a durn good movie. Yes...

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