• All U Need Is Love

    Sep 17, 2021

    It has to be admitted that there are some decent moments within the film and it certainly brings more smiles to the face than many a Chinese New Year comedy of the past.

  • Castle Falls

    Apr 3, 2022

    It may be a little slight for the more cynical out there and both action stars have trod similar ground before, but ‘Castle Falls’ is an effectively unfussy flick that delivers the meat and potatoes action.

  • Drive My Car

    Nov 21, 2021

    ‘Drive My Car’ is both a beautiful adaptation and a clever expansion of Haruki Murakami’s short story of the same name from the 2014 collection ‘Men Without Women’.

  • Escape From Mogadishu

    May 24, 2022

    Searing blockbuster thrills based on true events where diplomats from both South and North Korea become stranded in the fallen city of Mogadishu during a rebel uprising in Somalia.

  • Escape Of Shark

    Sep 20, 2022

    ‘Escape of Shark’ is a remake of Australian thriller ‘Bait’ which, while not a masterpiece either, is several notches above this effort.

  • Hell Hath No Fury

    Oct 31, 2021

    Those expecting a one-woman killing machine type flick may be disappointed as this is much more a character piece and darkly told tale that pulls no punches.

  • Hi, Mom

    Jul 9, 2021

    It will probably be appreciated much more by the local audience but there is enough to enjoy for international viewers.

  • Ip Man: The Awakening

    Aug 22, 2022

    ‘Ip Man: The Awakening’ may not be remembered in the great canon of Chinese folk hero cinema, but as a solid offering that clocks in under ninety minutes, this is recommended.

  • Keep Running

    Aug 20, 2021

    It’s hard not to come away from ‘Keep Running’ with a feeling of awe for those involved, but also a sense that we’ve come to really get to know the participants by the end.

  • Midnight

    Apr 26, 2022

    A seemingly simple set-up is given verve, Hitchcockian tension, and extra depth via nerve shredding direction and having the two leads both deaf and mute.

  • New York Ninja

    Oct 25, 2021

    The glory days of the 80s ninja flick may be long gone but ‘New York Ninja’ is a welcome reminder of how much crazy earnest fun they were.

  • One Shot

    Mar 21, 2022

    It’s bloody, down and dirty, and the highlight is the stalk and slash sequence of Adkins making his way through various buildings taking out bad guys with a knife.