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The first thing you notice about Shadow is how accurately descriptive its title is. Save for the skin tones, most of the film is drained of colour, giving the whole thing a black-and-white, graphic-novel feel. That, in turn, sets a very specific dark tone—which works quite well, but also makes a slow-building movie feel that much slower.

Unless you're spending a lot of time in mainland China you've probably never heard of LeEco. But you should know LeEco. In 2015 the company sold more phones than Apple. Its web series, Go Princess Go, was one of the most watched web series in China, before censors had it edited due to too many bisexual time travelling shenanigans. And two days ago it bought American television giant Vizio.