• My Hero Academia: Heroes Rising

    Aug 21, 2020

    ‘Heroes Rising’ is a step in the right direction but it is still some way from being the ultimate ‘My Hero Academia’ movie.

  • My Prince Edward

    Aug 14, 2020

    Tackling familiar pressures that face young couples – especially women – in modern Hong Kong, Wong favours an understated, low-fi style that suits the material very well.

  • Parasite

    Jul 12, 2019

    It’s easy to see why ‘Parasite’ won the Palm d’Or at the Cannes Film Festival. Bong Joon-ho’s latest is no mere pretender to greatness; it’s the genuine article.

  • Roh

    Jul 19, 2021

    Slow burn and tense filled horror that relies more on a continuous and thick sense of dread rather than jump scares and oodles of gore, ‘Roh’ is serious horror that gets under the skin.

  • Send Me To The Clouds

    Jan 24, 2020

    The two most striking things about ‘Send Me To The Clouds’ are the photography and the performance of actress Yao Chen.

  • Silat Warriors: Deed Of Death

    Aug 27, 2021

    A mixed bag unfortunately but if you stick with it there is some incredible fight action come the second half which is a great showcase for some very gifted screen fighters.

  • Skyfire

    Jul 10, 2020

    ‘Skyfire’ is a suitably big and brash disaster epic that mimics the bombastic Hollywood productions that reached their apex in the 1970s.

  • The Captain

    Apr 7, 2020

    Had ‘The Captain’ focused on the drama on the plane and not felt the need to flick back-and-forth to dull secondary characters, it might have brought the true story to the screen with aplomb.

  • The Iron Mask

    May 19, 2020

    Chan fans may be disappointed he’s not the main focus but he does feature in an inventive scrap with Schwarzenegger and overall there is some cool action on offer.

  • The Queen Of Black Magic

    Jan 25, 2021

    Fully embracing the dark side of black magic tinged retribution, Stamboel delivers a rollicking and shocking gore-soaked horror.

  • The Real Iron Monkey

    Dec 12, 2020

    The cast is not without charm, the idea not without potential, but ‘The Real Iron Monkey’ is a certified dud.

  • The Wandering Earth

    May 17, 2019

    Despite a rushed prologue setting up what is going on and the issues Liu and his son have, the filmmakers have still created an incredible futuristic and lived in world with a combination of slick CGI and colossal sets.