My Way
My Way (2011)

Two rival marathon runners find their dreams of competing in the Tokyo Olympics fading after World War II breaks out, and they are forced to serve their country. Jun-shik works on a Korean farm owned by Tatsuo's grandfather. An aspiring… More

Rated: R
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Release Date: December 31, 2011
DVD Release Date: July 24, 2012
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Jordan Mintzer
Hollywood Reporter

Kang Je-kyu's big-budgeted WWII melodrama offers up a kitschy, overtly violent tale about two rival marathon runners caught in a continent-hopping battle of blood, guts and bad dialogue.

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Nick Schager
Time Out

The paeans about national pride and brotherhood may be regional, but constant slow-motion battle scenes and squishy sentimentality are strictly wanna-be Tinseltown.

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Chris Knight
National Post

The film runs for almost two and a half hours and features some brutal scenes of combat, but the acting is fine and the locations, scouted for two years and shot over almost six months, are stunning.

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Robert Abele
Los Angeles Times

[Director Kang Je-kyu] engineers one long pummel session of elaborate CGI effects, shaky battle cinematography and trial-by-fire heroics, but the nonstop adversity lacks any real sense of danger. Or, for that matter, emotional punch.

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V.A. Musetto
New York Post

Just don't expect much in the plot department.

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Emma Bernstein
The Playlist

In a movie that is so visually right -- from costumes to sets to effects -- it is highly disappointing to see the script go so wrong.

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Chris Vognar
Dallas Morning News

This is big-boned, epic filmmaking of a variety Cecil B. DeMille or D.W. Griffith would appreciate.

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Bill Goodykoontz
Arizona Republic

They should have spent more on the screenplay.

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Matt Prigge
Philadelphia Weekly

The twisty narrative resembles a trashy, brain-drained version of the Japanese mega-epic The Human Condition -- at a fifth the length -- that's been crossed with The Fox and the Hound.

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