Jul 9, 2018
A life-affirming work that came at a key time for a director whose self-confidence was at its lowest ebb, ‘Dersu Urzala’ is cinema at its most vital.
Mar 7, 2015
The film has stood the test of time in terms of fight action, performances and direction, all of which are exceptional.
Dec 24, 2017
The film itself is relatively well paced, shoehorning in equal helpings of genuinely amusing comedy set-pieces and soft-focus “cheeky moments”, seemingly flittering by in what feels like no time.
Apr 3, 2015
Whether you’re looking for a martial arts movie with a bit more depth or just want some top-notch action, this really does deliver on all levels and I heartily recommend it.
Apr 5, 2015
Even a lesser Michael Hui film is worth watching and there are still enough comic moments to keep most viewers happy.
Apr 9, 2018
Though the overly moral message may deter some, there’s more than enough rough and tumble scraps to entertain fight fans and a host of strong performances from the leads as well as a thoroughly involving story to engage most everyone else.