In Love With… Kim Won-Jin in ‘Operation Scorpio’
Vasily Pugh remembers the first time that he witnessed the impressive feats of actor Kim Won-Jin in ‘Operation Scorpio’.
Once again, Wu Ma has delivered an independent genre flick that is involving, utilising his excellent cast well and making a very predictable story about revenge something a little different.
The problem with ‘War’ is that there just isn’t enough grit and oomph to make it a tough thriller and not enough action to make it a fun action movie.
Despite a few hints of quality from the action/stunt team, the film is a shambolically constructed mess that is rarely fun to watch.
‘Minari’ is beautifully shot – Terence Malik would be proud – and directed with such assuredness that you quickly realise that you are watching something special.
While the whole story and most of the acting is goofy-as-hell there’s no doubting the fun ‘Sakura Killers’ delivers, along with all the great ninja busting.
‘Danger Dolls’ seems to have been recorded on someone’s iPhone and there are a greater range of sets in an Andy Milligan film than this one.
‘Moonlight on the Autumn River’ (月照秋河) is a 2021 Chinese drama directed by Guo Qixuan.
Salvation Films are bringing the 1984 Japanese erotic sci-fi adventure ‘Sexy Time Trip Ninjas’ (痴漢電車極秘本番) to UK DVD on April 19, 2021.
‘A Madder Red’ (茜色に焼かれる) is a 2021 Japanese drama written and directed by Yuya Ishii.
‘Aloners’ (혼자 사는 사람들) is a 2021 South Korean drama directed by Hong Sung-Eun.
‘To Be Faced’ (宿敌 / Enemy of Life) is a 2021 Chinese crime thriller directed by Danny Pang Fat.
‘Hi Brothers’ (2哥来了怎么办 / Go Brother! 2) is a 2021 Chinese comedy drama directed by Cheng Fenfen.
‘August Never Ends’ (八月未央) is a 2021 Chinese romantic drama directed by Li Kai.
Well Go USA are bringing the 2019 Malaysian martial arts film ‘Silat Warriors: Deed Of Death’ (Geran) to US Blu-ray, DVD and Digital on July 6, 2021.