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Based on 12 Reviews
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  • 25
    San Francisco Chronicle

    Kang is so over the top and jumbled in his storytelling, this could be his Michael Cimino ("Heaven's Gate") moment. show more

  • 10
    The Hollywood Reporter

    So bloated that it's forever on the verge of bursting – a sentiment reflected by the film's overindulgence in ear-splitting pyrotechnics. show more

  • 50
    V.A. Musetto New York Post

    My Way is not, as the title might suggest, a Frank Sinatra biopic. No, it's an eye-popping, empty-headed World War II epic made in South Korea. show more

  • 50
    Stephen Cole The Globe and Mail (Toronto)

    Adolescent boys will savour My Way's bombast and solemnity. Cringing adult audiences will more likely beat a retreat before final call. show more

  • 25
    Slant Magazine

    Many films are saved in the editing room, but how many are ruined there? show more

  • 40
    Bill Goodykoontz Arizona Republic

    Jang and Odagiri are good as the rival runners and soldiers. But they are surrounded by over-the-top performances, which play out like a mugging contest. show more

  • 40
    Nick Schager Time Out New York

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

  • 50
    Marc Savlov Austin Chronicle

    The most expensive South Korean film ever made is also one of the most realistic (read: gory) depictions of the horrors of war, specifically World War II, global cinema has ever produced. show more

  • 40
    The New York Times

    The bloody chaos can be suitably overwhelming, but you're too aware of the whizzing camerawork, helter-skelter editing and bombastic score. show more

  • 30
    Robert Abele Los Angeles Times

    The nonstop adversity lacks any real sense of danger. Or, for that matter, emotional punch. Why these two long-distance runners keep each other alive should be of front-and-center concern. Instead, My Way is mostly an endurance test. show more

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