Seeing and Believing 199: Dome Karukoski’s Tolkien and Zhang Yimou’s Shadow
Wade and Kevin’s fellowship is reunited just in time for this week’s review of Tolkien, the biopic about a certain fantasy author that seeks to dig into where exactly the man got his ideas for his own fellowship. The guys also take a look at Shadow, the latest film from the Chinese director best known for his martial arts epic Hero. Does Zhang Yimou’s departure from the aesthetic that made him famous to American audiences pay dividends in his latest? Listen to find out!
Music interlude by Wilder Adkins, “Henrietta’s Waltz.” Used by permission.
Theme music by Alexander Osborn and Lindsey Mysse. Used under Creative Commons license 3.0.