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Ratings & Reviews

  1. Robert H. Stevens's rating of the film Gook

    Strong echoes of "Do The Right Thing" by Spike Lee, a film which daringly demonstrates the perils of communication breakdowns.

  2. Michael Peer's rating of the film Gook

    Bold and aggressive, Justin Chon's Gook is not quite the visceral or immediate film I was hoping for. What we have here is a patient, assured film that loves it's period, characters and setting. On paper, the film sounds like Do the Right Thing told from an Asian perspective, but it lacks Lee's bold vision and nuance. In time, Chon may deliver great work, but for now, we have strong but not amazing directorial debut.