Feb 16, 2015
When the main story takes centre stage, the viewer’s interest is likely to be lost and the plot-holes difficult to reconcile.
Jan 31, 2023
The comedy is hit-and-miss and as it takes up the majority of the running time, it slows the pace right down after a promising start.
Jun 9, 2015
For the most part this is a perfectly enjoyable though undistinguished drama, but things step up a gear near the end.
Mar 28, 2015
A good but not great film, as visually it works beautifully, but the pacing of the direction conflicts with the pace at which the story actually develops.
Apr 2, 2015
Amusing (though never crude) and nostalgic (though never overly sentimental), Riley Yip’s gentle ‘coming-of-age’ comedy/drama earns a major recommendation.
May 16, 2015
Stanley Tong continues to show his skill in the action genre with more kinetic direction.
Apr 3, 2015
‘The Kid’ offers very little that’s new or different. Nonetheless it commands the attention with some earnest acting and straight-forward directing.
Jun 22, 2015
‘Wait ‘Til You’re Older’ is commercial film-making at its most polished, yet contains a few brave decisions by director Teddy Chen.