Actors of "Windtalkers"
Characters of "Windtalkers"
Directors of "Windtalkers"John WooBirthdate: 23 September 1946, Guangzhou, China
Creators of "Windtalkers"John RiceJoe Batteer
Critic Reviews of "Windtalkers"TIME MagazineSeptember 19, 2008
The energy and conviction of the action sequences don't quite compensate for Windtalkers' emotional cliches and historical heedlessness.VarietySeptember 19, 2008
A powerful premise turned into a stubbornly flat, derivative war movie.Time OutJanuary 26, 2006
The screenwriters struggle to integrate the coded transmissions with the action, and the flamboyant set piece battles feel like so much empty rhetoric.Minneapolis Star TribuneNovember 06, 2002
The history is fascinating; the action is dazzling. They just don't work in concert.Chicago TribuneJuly 20, 2002
It's the best new battle film since Black Hawk Down.Ebert & RoeperJune 19, 2002
A relentless, bombastic and ultimately empty World War II action flick.Common Sense MediaDecember 29, 2010
War film relies too much on relentless violence.Film4September 19, 2008
Replete with Cage's finest angsty acting and John Woo's requisite concerns of friendship and rivalry in the face of violence.IGN MoviesJuly 02, 2008
With Windtalkers, the glaring refutations of time, space and reality impress upon viewers the simple fact that Woo is at his best when he isn't attempting anything more significant than the most emptily satisfying explosion you're likely to enjoy - a scatKansas City KansanDecember 19, 2005
What we get is a surprisingly entertaining film, corny as it is at times, that could have suited John Wayne. [Published 5-13-02]Film ThreatDecember 06, 2005
This is the kind of film where you think you can predict everything that's going to happen upon the first shot and you spend the rest of the film praying that you're wrong. But it's fun getting there.tonymedley.comOctober 07, 2004
I didn't expect a comedy.
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