November 28, 2010

Blades of Blood (Lee Joon-ik, 2010)

Blades of Blood is a terrible title for its film. It evokes some sort of blood-filled horror scene, but it’s far removed from that. I like its original title better, Like the Moon Escaping from the Clouds. It’s a Korean wuxia, a sword-fighting martial arts film set in the 16th century, during the Japanese invasion. As the Japanese army advances, […]