Jan 9, 2020
It’s almost as if director Andrew Lam just got a few mates together for an exercise in tedium to prove how willing we are to forgive anything for a hit of nostalgia.
Sep 17, 2021
It has to be admitted that there are some decent moments within the film and it certainly brings more smiles to the face than many a Chinese New Year comedy of the past.
Sep 3, 2021
This is a surprisingly exciting and often blackly comic thriller that borrows from ‘Prison on Fire’ but does so with real skill.
Mar 6, 2020
Most of the film’s jokes are lame and the plot would be familiar to those who have seen more than a couple of 80s’ Hong Kong movies.
Nov 20, 2017
‘Shock Wave’ is an above average Andy Lau action film that shows that the star can still be called on to play the tough hero when needed.