• It’s A Mad, Mad, Mad World

    May 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 Tang

    May 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 Survivor

    Apr 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 Kong

    Mar 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 Cricket

    Mar 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 Spring

    Feb 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.

  • The New King Of Comedy

    Feb 4, 2022

    The major strength here is E Jingwen who is such an eternally affable figure that you are rooting for her from the first frame until the end.

  • Exit

    Jan 15, 2022

    It works perfectly with these protagonists and Lee Sang-Geun throws every cinematic trick and cliché out of the bag to put these two through the wringer.

  • In Full Bloom

    Jan 7, 2022

    Over its full running time of a modest ninety minutes, ‘In Full Bloom’ runs out of steam and the attempt at deeper layers of introspection become stilted.

  • The Attorney

    Dec 25, 2021

    Wong Kwok Fai has given us a film of quality with ‘The Attorney’, a courtroom thriller that deserves a place among its more illustrious contemporaries.

  • Extreme Job

    Dec 4, 2021

    What starts as an amusing, quirky action comedy goes off the rails around the hour mark, the makers falling foul of the obscure law of Korean blockbusters that means that they MUST have a duration of two hours or over.

  • Beyond The Infinite Two Minutes

    Nov 17, 2021

    ‘Beyond the Infinite Two Minutes’ has enough effortless charm and genuine heart to mean that this is more than just an exercise in playing that beloved narrative device of time-travel.