Author: Andrew Saroch
Song Of The AssassinsSep 7, 2022
The quality increases as the film progresses and the viewer is more invested in the characters, meaning that it stands out as one of the more exciting swordplay films of recent years.
Ip Man: The AwakeningAug 22, 2022
‘Ip Man: The Awakening’ may not be remembered in the great canon of Chinese folk hero cinema, but as a solid offering that clocks in under ninety minutes, this is recommended.
Hit TeamAug 4, 2022
Penned by prolific director and writer Wong Jing, ‘Hit Team’ is a formulaic cop thriller done on a low budget, something that makes itself very apparent early on.
Gameboy KidsJul 5, 2022
I can imagine watching it thirty years ago and wanting to throw a brick at the screen, but, imbued with a tidal wave of nostalgia today, it was a decent ninety-minute distraction.
Golden NeedlesJun 14, 2022
Ultimately, it is Joe Don Baker that makes ‘Golden Needles’ worth tracking down; it’s by no means his best work, but he’s always great to watch.
The Pirates: The Last Royal TreasureMay 31, 2022
‘The Pirates: The Last Royal Treasure’ is a big, unapologetic action film that borrows all of the pomp and bombast of its American contemporaries.
It’s A Mad, Mad, Mad WorldMay 17, 2022
Clifton Ko has been behind the lens for quite a few of these family comedies though the box-office hit ‘It’s a Mad, Mad, Mad World’ is one of his best efforts.
Shaolin And Wu TangMay 3, 2022
There are some plot holes that become apparent as the film continues, but good quality action and a fine cast cover a multitude of sins.
A Massacre SurvivorApr 11, 2022
‘A Massacre Survivor’ features an always watchable Shih Szu as the heroine. Unfortunately, she’s one of the few characters to get much polish.
They Came To Rob Hong KongMar 28, 2022
When you’ve got Dean Shek, Sandra Ng and Eric Tsang all screeching for ninety minutes, you know it’s going to be a tough experience.
The Reckless CricketMar 14, 2022
Episodic and pantomimic, this is a series of not especially interesting scenes sewn together with a completely uninvolving main narrative.
A Distant Cry From SpringFeb 26, 2022
‘A Distant Cry From Spring’ is the very best of Yamada’s themes, contained in a truly beautiful masterpiece that leaves tears in the eye as the credits roll.