Adventure II

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Detective Dee: Mystery of the Phantom Flame

Tweet Review by Dean Duncan Aug 21, 2014 @deanduncan63

Saw #DetectiveDeeandtheMysteryofthePhantomFlame. Found that the spectacle, which is pretty spectacular, kinda obscured the mystery bits.

Reminded me of #RedHarvest, set in a completely Machiavellian world. Uh-oh. Hammett & Machiavelli? Suddenly occurs to me that the film …

… actually draws on Chinese precedents, of which I seem to be pretty completely ignorant. Could be that my confusion is cultural, & my fault.