Cape No. 7Feb 28, 2015
‘Cape No.7’ is an ensemble production whose success is tied up with its exploration of Taiwan’s southernmost area, its use of localised flavour and copious amounts of colloquial humour.
Find Your VoiceOct 1, 2021
It’s good to see Hong Kong actor/composer Lowell Lo again, and Andy Lau is always charming. Nevertheless, ‘Find Your Voice’ is as subtle as a hammer to the kneecaps.
House Of The Rising SonsJun 27, 2020
It’s a solid study of the strains that sudden fame has on friendship, especially when the screaming girls and management team are favouring two members over the whole five.
NanaMay 3, 2015
It is a needlessly extended, yet very well performed drama with a splendid couple of actresses taking centre stage.
Rock Me To The MoonJan 7, 2021
It is a confident film that merely allows the people involved to tell their story without the need for the makers to chime in unnecessarily.
Scandal MakersMay 21, 2015
This comedy succeeds because of its wit and characterisation, two attributes that go hand-in-hand in the better efforts of the genre.
Shall We Dance?May 22, 2015
Masayuki Suo has constructed an often hilarious comedy mixed with a tender kernel that proves to be irresistible.
Swing GirlsJun 6, 2015
With a wonderful, toe-tapping soundtrack, a gallery of amiable characters and a gutsy energy, ‘Swing Girls’ is a resounding success.
The DrummerMar 9, 2015
Bi serves up familiar twists and turns, yet the way they are presented raises them above expectations, successfully mixing the elements of the triad drama with something quite the opposite.
Tokyo TribeJun 9, 2015
‘Tokyo Tribe’ is the director on full expressive mode fusing hip hop, martial arts and an alternative Japan gone mad into a truly original whole.