• My Wife Is 18

    May 3, 2015

    The thought that Ekin Cheng would end up falling in love with her is so ludicrous that it renders the whole film frustrating to a critical extent.

  • New Police Story

    May 4, 2015

    The performances from all parties are excellent, and Jackie has reinstalled a little faith in me that he is still capable of making a good action movie.

  • Protégé De La Rose Noire

    May 16, 2015

    ‘Protégé De La Rose Noire’ is an extremely exaggerated and silly comedy that really failed to tickle any part of my funny bone.

  • Rob-B-Hood

    May 18, 2015

    Despite some wonderful Jackie moments it proves to be a movie where the need to be ‘cute’ is more important than the desire to entertain.

  • Simply Actors

    Sep 17, 2019

    ‘Simply Actors’ represents a modest enough cinematic diversion, even superficially entertaining in passages, for modern Hong Kong cinema aficionados.

  • The Sorcerer And The White Snake

    May 31, 2015

    Fairly tame fun that will easily appease the ADD generation who are hooked on special effects. Go into it with that frame of mind and it’s likely that you’ll find an adequate time filler.

  • The Storm Warriors

    Jun 1, 2015

    As the style inevitably overpowers the substance, the facade of a plot begins to break apart and the husk of a film is left.

  • The Twins Effect

    Jun 19, 2015

    Despite what flaws ‘The Twins Effect’ has, it never actually suffers as a result of them as it always retains the viewers interest and successfully juggles comedy, action and horror.

  • The Twins Effect II

    Jun 19, 2015

    As Donnie Yen says at the film’s conclusion “The future is in the hands of these young people” – on the evidence of ‘Twins Effect II’, this isn’t a comforting thought.

  • Treasure Inn

    Jun 16, 2015

    It has a fairly optimistic aim of being a comedy ‘Detective Dee’ and while it might not quite achieve a happy union between its components this is an undemanding distraction.

  • Twins Mission

    Jun 19, 2015

    ‘Twins Mission’ is a messy affair with a few bright spots to help the 90 minute running time ease past.