Andy Lau's latest movie labelled a "rotten film"

11 June 2013 / 3 years 4 months ago

Andy Lau latest film, 'Switch', opened in mainland China and raked in 46 million RMB at the box office, making it the top movie, but online reviews have been far from forgiving.With big stars and foreign locations, the 3D special agent film was rated a "rotten film" by many viewers. According to an article in Asian Fanatics, some viewers demanded refunds and even jokingly demanded mental anguish compensation. Most of the reviews were also negative.Many online reviews about the movie said that aside from the beautiful shots and scenery, the story had no plot to speak of.The product placement in the movie was also blatantly obvious, with some saying, "It's not product placement in the film, it's film placement in advertising."Some also said that the film had all the elements and called it a "god film" with horror, comedy, action, science fiction and heist, but in the end it was a complete mess with confusing character relationships.Director Jay Sun Jianjun was very accepting of online criticism and even asked viewers to forgive his shortcoming.

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