• Curse Of The Golden Flower

    Mar 4, 2015

    ‘Curse Of The Golden Flower’ is another sign of the growing confidence of Chinese cinema, the imagination of Zhang Yimou and the iconic status of Gong Li and Chow Yun-Fat.

  • Hero

    Mar 24, 2015

    ‘Hero’ has shown that an exquisitely photographed film does not always have to be a case of style over substance.

  • House Of Flying Daggers

    Mar 26, 2015

    ‘House Of Flying Daggers’ has too many trappings of an arthouse production that screams ‘self-conscious’ throughout.

  • Not One Less

    May 4, 2015

    ‘Not One Less’ is slow-moving and starts awkwardly, but patient viewers will be rewarded with a very memorable Chinese production.

  • Riding Alone For Thousands Of Miles

    May 17, 2015

    ‘Riding Alone For Thousands Of Miles’ offers a pensive 100 minutes with the kind of devotion to China that shows clearly where the director’s heart lies.

  • The Great Wall

    Feb 28, 2017

    ‘The Great Wall’ packs in a monster amount of large scale action as Damon, Jing et al take on the horde of monsters in ever increasingly elaborate ways.

  • The Road Home

    May 18, 2015

    Rarely has the simple theme of love been given such a spellbinding presentation as Zhang Yimou’s ‘The Road Home’.