14 BladesJul 2, 2015
It has numerous nods to the Shaw Brothers classics and harks back to those swordplay flicks of yesteryear, making you smile, cry, jump for joy and shout like a banshee, like any good martial arts film should.
A Chinese Odyssey Part 1: Pandora’s BoxFeb 28, 2015
Great all-round entertainment that shows Stephen Chow and the Monkey King myth at their finest.
A Chinese Odyssey Part 2: CinderellaMay 3, 2015
If you enjoyed the first ‘A Chinese Odyssey’, then this second part is pretty much guaranteed to please.
A City Called DragonSep 25, 2020
‘A City Called Dragon’ is one of many 70s Taiwanese action films that deserve a wider audience and hopefully modest reviews like this can help.
A Man Called HeroApr 20, 2015
Andrew Lau has a very obvious formula for making comic book adaptations and it’s one that is ultimately not very satisfying.
A Touch Of ZenJun 15, 2015
It is a film that deserves to be watched by fans of all genres though and, alongside classics like ‘Come Drink With Me’, acts as a perfect portfolio for the late, great King Hu.
An Empress And The WarriorsMar 10, 2015
‘An Empress And The Warriors’ is enticing enough to divert the attention, but without anything substantial within the duration it is quickly forgotten.
Ashes Of TimeFeb 18, 2015
A tapestry of emotion, audaciously flashing backwards and forwards and shifting voice-overs to piece together the moments that have led the characters to the barren wastes of the desert.
Bastard SwordsmanFeb 21, 2015
This is a hugely entertaining film that undoubtedly ranks as one of the best that the swordplay genre has to offer.
Brotherhood Of BladesSep 17, 2016
Bathed in nihilism from the opening frames to the last and creates a gradual sense of doom that would befit the most ice-cold thriller of the 40s.
Butterfly And SwordNov 13, 2020
If you’re one who only digs more grounded, one-on-one martial arts action then you may want to look away, but fans of wuxia action are in for a treat.
Butterfly LoversFeb 27, 2015
‘Butterfly Lovers’ is a forgettable version of a legend that deserves a definitive screen portrayal – it has moments of interest, but proves to be an unevenly yoked movie.