The formal style of this film is so kinetic. Everything about Dreadnaught from the malleable tone to the fight choreography is so inventive and alive. Operates across multitudes of expressivity in which the comedic hijinks and life and death stakes of this story never feel at odds. It feels dangerous yet playful and consistently full of dynamism in everything it does. Far from an expert but Wong Jing's hijinks have never felt so properly balanced and deployed in a way that just works on every level. An absolute blast featuring a formal style that even invokes spaghetti westerns and Giallo sensibilities along the way, ultimately delivering unadulterated kineticism that rarely lets up. Also, the Dragon fight was incredible (not sure what the proper term is for that so I apologize for my ignorance lol)
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