• Hidden Fortress: The Last Princess

    Mar 24, 2015

    The whole thing rollicks along at a fair clip and the film has a kind of charming, uncomplicated 1980s fantasy action film vibe to it making it a much more enjoyable experience than one might expect.

  • Ichi The Killer

    Mar 28, 2015

    For those prepared for difficult material and subject matter it is a stylish, gripping example of fearless, maverick cinema.

  • K-20: The Fiend With Twenty Faces

    Apr 3, 2015

    It’s a stylish and enjoyable nod to the adventure serials of yesteryear that for the most part provides some good looking blockbuster thrills.

  • Kill Bill: Volume 1

    Apr 3, 2015

    ‘Kill Bill: Volume 1’ is a great tribute to Asian action cinema that mixes Tarantino’s stylised violence with some top Yuen Woo-Ping choreography.

  • Manhunt

    Jul 16, 2018

    Not the return to modern action many a Woo fan may have hoped for but fun in fits and starts if you can forgive its flaws.

  • Shin Godzilla

    Jul 9, 2017

    Not sure what it wants to be, the latest Japanese production of their beloved property is not the triumphant return some had hoped.

  • Sinking Of Japan

    May 26, 2015

    If you’ve seen any of the recent Hollywood disaster movies, then you pretty much know exactly what to expect from ‘Sinking Of Japan’.

  • The Blue Jean Monster

    Feb 25, 2015

    ‘The Blue Jean Monster’ has a little soul and pathos lurking at the heart of its rampant Hong Kong chaos.

  • The World Of Kanako

    Oct 21, 2016

    It’s a cinematic car crash, and it’s often difficult to peel your eyes away from the horrible things that are happening on-screen at any given moment.

  • Treasure Hunt

    Jun 16, 2015

    This fun, frothy and occasionally full on violent concoction mashes so many genres together its surprising ‘Treasure Hunt’ turned out this well made, coherent and well, entertaining.

  • Vital

    Jun 22, 2015

    An emotionally potent piece of work, ‘Vital’ tells a fractured, engaging story of obsessive love and controlled anguish, skilfully mixing past and present.