Roy Chiu (left) and Huang Di-yang in a scene from The Gangs, the Oscars, and the Walking Dead (category: IIB, Taiwanese, Mandarin), directed by Kao Pin-chuan and co-starring Yao Yi-ti.Roy Chiu (left) and Huang Di-yang in a scene from The Gangs, the Oscars, and the Walking Dead (category: IIB, Taiwanese, Mandarin), directed by Kao Pin-chuan and co-starring Yao Yi-ti.
Roy Chiu (left) and Huang Di-yang in a scene from The Gangs, the Oscars, and the Walking Dead (category: IIB, Taiwanese, Mandarin), directed by Kao Pin-chuan and co-starring Yao Yi-ti.

Review |
The Gangs, the Oscars, and the Walking Dead film review: frenetic but ill-judged oddball comedy

  • Director Kao Pin-chuan’s film has plenty of visual fireworks, but much of the humour falls flat
  • Its slick execution cannot disguise the fact its twist-filled plot is a step too far

Topic |   Chinese language cinema
Roy Chiu (left) and Huang Di-yang in a scene from The Gangs, the Oscars, and the Walking Dead (category: IIB, Taiwanese, Mandarin), directed by Kao Pin-chuan and co-starring Yao Yi-ti.Roy Chiu (left) and Huang Di-yang in a scene from The Gangs, the Oscars, and the Walking Dead (category: IIB, Taiwanese, Mandarin), directed by Kao Pin-chuan and co-starring Yao Yi-ti.
Roy Chiu (left) and Huang Di-yang in a scene from The Gangs, the Oscars, and the Walking Dead (category: IIB, Taiwanese, Mandarin), directed by Kao Pin-chuan and co-starring Yao Yi-ti.
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