• A Chinese Tall Story

    Feb 28, 2015

    Lau’s modern interpretation is an extremely wild one that is often mind blowing in its visuals, but in truth it’s the heart warming love story that prevails and makes the film a very entertaining one.

  • All About Love

    Feb 16, 2015

    When the main story takes centre stage, the viewer’s interest is likely to be lost and the plot-holes difficult to reconcile.

  • Beauty On Duty!

    Feb 22, 2015

    The main problem with ‘Beauty On Duty’ is that it’s essentially a distillation of the legion of unfunny moments that Wong Jing has created throughout his long career.

  • Bug Me Not!

    Feb 27, 2015

    ‘Bug Me Not!’ is an extremely lightweight production that is often so cringeworthy that you’ll have to resist the urge to hurl your remote at the screen.

  • Butterfly Lovers

    Feb 27, 2015

    ‘Butterfly Lovers’ is a forgettable version of a legend that deserves a definitive screen portrayal – it has moments of interest, but proves to be an unevenly yoked movie.

  • Fantasia

    Mar 10, 2015

    This, as you can tell from my gushing praise, is a film that has an obvious admiration and affection for the films that inspired it.

  • Funeral March

    Mar 15, 2015

    By avoiding Hollywood histrionics or schmaltz, a well-worn plot again manages to seem fresh and deeply moving.

  • Gangster Payday

    Jun 9, 2015

    For the most part this is a perfectly enjoyable though undistinguished drama, but things step up a gear near the end.

  • Hidden Heroes

    Mar 24, 2015

    At nearly two hours long, ‘Hidden Heroes’ is an ordeal that only those versed in S.A.S. survival tactics should ever attempt.

  • House Of Fury

    Mar 26, 2015

    It doesn’t rank up there with the best of any genre but for a lightweight action-comedy it is worth a watch.

  • Just One Look

    Apr 2, 2015

    Amusing (though never crude) and nostalgic (though never overly sentimental), Riley Yip’s gentle ‘coming-of-age’ comedy/drama earns a major recommendation.

  • Love On The Rocks

    Apr 16, 2015

    Lam puts a tried-and-tested couple together on the screen, fills the narrative with sweet and humorous asides and ends on an emotionally stirring reconciliation scene.

  • My Wife Is 18

    May 3, 2015

    The thought that Ekin Cheng would end up falling in love with her is so ludicrous that it renders the whole film frustrating to a critical extent.

  • New Police Story

    May 4, 2015

    The performances from all parties are excellent, and Jackie has reinstalled a little faith in me that he is still capable of making a good action movie.

  • Protege De La Rose Noire

    May 16, 2015

    ‘Protege De La Rose Noire’ is an extremely exaggerated and silly comedy that really failed to tickle any part of my funny bone.

  • Rob-B-Hood

    May 18, 2015

    Despite some wonderful Jackie moments it proves to be a movie where the need to be ‘cute’ is more important than the desire to entertain.

  • The Sorcerer And The White Snake

    May 31, 2015

    Fairly tame fun that will easily appease the ADD generation who are hooked on special effects. Go into it with that frame of mind and it’s likely that you’ll find an adequate time filler.

  • The Storm Warriors

    Jun 1, 2015

    As the style inevitably overpowers the substance, the facade of a plot begins to break apart and the husk of a film is left.

  • The Twins Effect

    Jun 19, 2015

    Despite what flaws ‘The Twins Effect’ has, it never actually suffers as a result of them as it always retains the viewers interest and successfully juggles comedy, action and horror.

  • The Twins Effect II

    Jun 19, 2015

    As Donnie Yen says at the film’s conclusion “The future is in the hands of these young people” – on the evidence of ‘Twins Effect II’, this isn’t a comforting thought.

  • Treasure Inn

    Jun 16, 2015

    It has a fairly optimistic aim of being a comedy ‘Detective Dee’ and while it might not quite achieve a happy union between its components this is an undemanding distraction.

  • Twins Mission

    Jun 19, 2015

    ‘Twins Mission’ is a messy affair with a few bright spots to help the 90 minute running time ease past.