• 13: Game Of Death

    Jul 2, 2015

    Starting off as a black comedy, things soon turn more sinister, and gory, in this inventive and must see slice of Thai cinema.

  • 2 Become 1

    Jul 2, 2015

    Full of negative characterisation, sloppily handled sentiment and rudderless direction, this is a film that drags along like the walking dead and manages to smother its noble intentions with complete indecision.

  • 200 Pounds Beauty

    Jul 3, 2015

    A typically operatic Korean rom-com where subtlety is elbowed aside in favour of ‘My Sassy Girl’ style emotional fireworks.

  • A Battle Of Wits

    Feb 21, 2015

    ‘A Battle Of Wits’ is that rare work that is exciting, tense and yet is an introspective on the violence, war and conformity.

  • A Millionaire’s First Love

    Apr 23, 2015

    As it draws to it conclusion, that Korean melancholy kicks in and the characters begin to extend beyond caricatures.

  • Contour

    Mar 2, 2015

    ‘Contour’ is a well paced, fun film where you can feel the the makers enthusiasm and energy coming through.

  • Curse Of The Golden Flower

    Mar 4, 2015

    ‘Curse Of The Golden Flower’ is another sign of the growing confidence of Chinese cinema, the imagination of Zhang Yimou and the iconic status of Gong Li and Chow Yun-Fat.

  • Death Note

    Mar 6, 2015

    Right from the opening, it’s blatantly obvious that ‘Death Note’ is skipping some of the more important and enjoyable aspects of the story.

  • Dragon Tiger Gate

    Mar 9, 2015

    Don’t compare it to Yen and Yip’s ‘SPL’ or ‘Flashpoint’, just sit back and enjoy a good old fashioned comic book blockbuster with heaps of kung fu action.

  • Dynamite Warrior

    Mar 9, 2015

    Fun if frivolous, ‘Dynamite Warrior’ is not the best of its kind but worthwhile for the awesome combat.

  • Exiled

    Mar 10, 2015

    ‘Exiled’ is a riveting portrayal of a group of friends sticking by one another as their once chosen profession threatens to kill them all.

  • Fatal Contact

    Mar 11, 2015

    Like most martial arts movies to emerge out of Hong Kong in recent years, there are flashes of the talent involved but it’s not nearly as entertaining as it should have been.

  • Fearless

    Mar 11, 2015

    This is a Jet Li film we can finally be proud of and a Ronny Yu work that will finally stand the test of time.

  • Hula Girls

    Mar 26, 2015

    Ultimately, ‘Hula Girls’ lacks its own identity. It takes a popular concept and rests on the fact that it apparently has a factual source material as its inspiration.

  • I Just Didn’t Do It

    Mar 10, 2015

    Suo can craft works that move the mind and the heart while entrancing the viewer along the way.

  • I’m A Cyborg, But That’s OK

    Mar 27, 2015

    By no means a disaster but a frustratingly mixed bag from a usually consistent and exciting filmmaker.

  • Kamome Diner

    Oct 25, 2016

    A mixture of beautifully written, slightly quirky and completely endearing characters, this is the kind of ensemble comedy drama that Asian cinema does so well.

  • Love Undercover 3

    Apr 16, 2015

    ‘Love Undercover 3’ is packed with a cast all too willing to overact for the camera while also featuring a somnolent leading man who offers little for Sit to work with.

  • McDull, The Alumni

    Apr 22, 2015

    Samson Chiu can be congratulated for taking a bold step in a new direction while still retaining much of the gentle punch that is associated with the brand.

  • My Kung Fu Sweetheart

    May 3, 2015

    One’s enjoyment of ‘My Kung Fu Sweetheart’ depends on one’s appreciation, or tolerance, for Wong Jing’s films.

  • My Name Is Fame

    May 3, 2015

    ‘My Name Is Fame’ is essentially a platform for Lau Ching Wan and the actor makes full use of this opportunity.

  • One Piece: Karakuri Castle’s Mecha Giant Soldier

    May 9, 2015

    While I don’t think I could call it my favourite of the ‘One Piece’ movies, this seventh outing is yet another fine example of how to make a very entertaining side story.

  • Radio Star

    May 16, 2015

    It may be familiar material and it may be a two-man show, but ‘Radio Star’ delivers its quota of entertainment, humour and even poignancy with some to spare.

  • Re-cycle

    May 16, 2015

    There is quite a lot going on in ‘Re-cycle’ for both the eye and mind and while its perhaps a bit too ambiguous for its own good it’s probably a film best viewed a couple or several times to fully appreciate and digest.