Revenge of the Green Dragons

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Movie
Genre
Action Adventure
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October 24, 2014 at 04:00 AM EDT

It’s easy to see why Martin Scorsese would executive-produce this brutal Chinatown gang thriller: It’s basically an Asian-American mash-up of Mean Streets and GoodFellas. Set in the 1980s, when rival Chinese outfits turned Queens into the Wild West, Andrew Lau and Andrew Loo’s film is loaded with mah-jongg-parlor atmosphere, amoral violence, and themes of loyalty and betrayal. Unfortunately, the acting’s hit-and-miss, the dialogue’s stilted, and it all feels a bit too indebted to the films of you-know-who. B-

Revenge of the Green Dragons

type
Movie
Genre
Action Adventure
mpaa
R
runtime
94 minutes
director
Andrew Lau
Cast
Justin Chon,
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