Apr 12, 2019
‘Big Brother’ is a wasted opportunity. It is enjoyable enough for its duration, but every scene seems like it’s been pinched from the genre book written with Dead Poets’ Society strokes.
Mar 24, 2015
‘Heroes Two’ is not one of the definitive collaborations between Chang Cheh and Fu Sheng, but it offers quality in most departments.
Apr 22, 2015
Chang Cheh delivers a multi-layered kung-fu drama that is ripe with excellent characterisation and well-choreographed action.
Aug 13, 2021
A bit of ‘Heat’ mixed with Chan’s own ‘Invisible Target’, ‘Raging Fire’ hits hard in both the action and drama, the much-missed director delivering one of his finest.
May 23, 2015
‘Shaolin Temple’ is still a major achievement by a film-maker who was one of the true creators of the genre. There is, therefore, plenty to put this near the top of your viewing list.
Mar 19, 2015
When the story steps up a gear and begins to blend in various antagonists, ‘The Gold Hunters’ becomes a joy to behold.
Mar 14, 2022
Episodic and pantomimic, this is a series of not especially interesting scenes sewn together with a completely uninvolving main narrative.
Jun 30, 2015
Possibly not as well structured or action packed as ‘Drunken Master’, but still an impressive note in both Biao’s and Jackie’s filmography making it an essential purchase for fans of old school kung fu.
Jun 16, 2015
Though there is talent behind the lens and in front of it, this is a run-of-the-mill swordplay film with a wasted gimmick.