Mar 15, 2015
‘Full Alert’ is more focused on crime and the effects of violence on the average man than it is on the dynamics of the police thriller.
Mar 17, 2015
Chen Singsing’s film is a gentle and often realistic portrayal of humans dealing with grief and loneliness.
Mar 30, 2015
For a low budget, rushed production, the emotional content of the film and the quality of its cast save the day providing us with a kung fu influenced ‘Shawshank Redemption’ wannabe.
May 24, 2015
There’s some very powerful visual displays of violence that pepper the film throughout, showing us that if you turn to the dark side you really will become slave to its master.
Sep 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.
Mar 2, 2015
Despite Jing’s attempts to prove otherwise, ‘The Conman’ is really little more than a second rate attempt at remaking ‘God of Gamblers’.
May 28, 2015
If you like slick, glossy action flicks with lots of pretty boys posing, then ‘The Sniper’ is right up your street.
Jun 11, 2015
It may be To’s intention to slightly alienate the audience with characters stuck in limbo, without any explanations, but, if this is the case, he cannot be too surprised to learn that this is an uninvolving film.
Jun 13, 2021
Dizzying, dazzling, and no doubt divisive, ‘Time and Tide’ has lost none of its verve or kinetic creativity and shows a Hong Kong master at his most creative and impulsive.
Jun 25, 2015
‘What Price Survival’ is nice to look at on the surface but is ultimately very tedious and the action sequences make for insufficient compensation. All in all, dull and boring.