They Must Be Crazy! On-Air Film Review of ‘New Gods: Yang Jian’

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CHICAGO – Patrick McDonald of HollywoodChicago.com appears on “The Morning Mess” with Scott Thompson on WBGR-FM (Monroe, Wisconsin) on January 19th, 2023, reviewing “New Gods: Yang Jian” another in a series of animated features by director Ji Zhao. In select theaters beginning January 20th.

Thirteen years after the god Yang Jian imprisoned his sister beneath a mountain, the once powerful god now scrapes by as a penniless bounty hunter. When a mysterious woman hires him for a new job, Yang Jian soon finds himself chasing down Chenxiang, his long-lost nephew, who in turn is in search of the magical lotus lantern that will free his Ma (and Jian’s sister), even if it will bring catastrophe. But a number of dangerous vigilantes are seeking the same treasure … that has the power to alter the balance of their worlds.

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New Gods: Yang Jian
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Patrick McDonald of HollywoodChicago.com reviewed “New Gods: Yang Jian” during the Morning Mess with Scott Thompson on WBGR-FM, Monroe, Wisconsin, January 19th, 2023 …

”New Gods: Yang Jian” is in select theaters beginning January 20th. See local listings. In subtitled and dubbed versions. Written by Muchuan. Directed by Ji Zhao. Not Rated.

HollywoodChicago.com senior staff writer Patrick McDonald

By PATRICK McDONALD
Editor and Film Writer
HollywoodChicago.com
pat@hollywoodchicago.com

© 2023 Patrick McDonald, HollywoodChicago.com

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