The Art of War
is an all-action movie from start to finish. It goes nonstop,
with one plot after another, full of electronics, gadgets, devices,
Warning: don't worry about following the
plot; it moves so fast that you won't notice, and it tries to
come together from time to time.
Wesley Snipes makes this movie for me,
with an outstanding job.
It's full of bright colors and good-looking
If you like this kind of movie (as I sure
did) don't miss it.
The Art of War has
everything you've grown to expect from an action film: a stupid
story peppered with violence and bad guys who can't shoot straight.
But hats off to the clever editing and
to the sound guys for the stereophonic bone-breaking (it's quite
Great sound--bad film!
The Art of War has so many fast edits,
camera sweeps, and black and white flashes that it's hard to
follow the story and hard to say for sure what the picture is
all about, when all is said and done.
I thought the sound engineering in this
action movie was almost too colorful and skillful for its own
good. The sound attacks are so forceful that at times you forget
that they're just about the only thing gripping your attention.
The film has a lot of plotting and scheming
to deal with, and insanity becomes as thick (and about as exciting)