It’s a muffle machine with apparatuses that never quit turning. Chow’s wide, on occasion off color comical inclination, is tempered by a sharp eye for arrangement, and his comic planning makes even the goofiest, broadest jokes work. Truth be told almost the majority of the jokes of each kind work.
On the off chance that you’d let me know this ahead of time of my first survey of the film, on premiere night in a Manhattan theater, I wouldn’t have trusted it, however the sound of a sold-out gathering of people snickering all the way is the surest metric of whether a drama works. This motion picture works.