• Crouching Tiger, Hidden Dragon

    Mar 3, 2015

    The fights are almost seamlessly integrated and amongst some of the best on offer for a few years even if they are not new by Jade screen standards.

  • Tiger Cage 2

    Jun 14, 2015

    This really isn’t a truly great cinematic ‘film’, but one which moves at a frenetic, action-packed pace while fittingly bringing an end to the fabulous 80’s style action.

  • Roaring Dragon, Bluffing Tiger

    May 18, 2015

    The title bears no resemblance to the film it makes you think of and also bears little relevance to anything in this actual film, instead ‘Roaring Dragon, Bluffing Tiger’ is just a dull and lazy wannabe adventure flick.

  • Flying Dragon, Leaping Tiger

    Mar 14, 2015

    What Lan has given audiences is a hark back to the new-wave boom of the early-90s that, while never setting the screen alight, is mostly entertaining.

  • Michelle Yeoh joins the cast of ‘Star Trek: Discovery’

    Nov 24, 2016

    ‘Crouching Tiger, Hidden Dragon’ star Michelle Yeoh has joined the cast of the upcoming CBS All Access series.

  • The Rise And Rise Of Michelle Yeoh

    Feb 5, 2023

    Vasily Pugh takes a look back at the career of Michelle Yeoh, examining how she has seemingly reinvented and reinforced her on-screen popularity throughout the decades.

  • Drunken Master Su Qier

    Jan 12, 2023

    The action ranges from the adequate to the quite good – hardly a ringing endorsement, I grant you – but suffers from that same curse of poor wirework.

  • Congratulations – you are now cool!

    Feb 23, 2020

    Vasily Pugh can’t help but twitch as he reads over the various announcements proclaiming that Bong Joon-Ho’s ‘Parasite’ has finally made Korea cool!

  • Top 20 Chinese language films announced at Cinephile Prize ceremony

    Jan 9, 2020

    At the recent 5th Cinephile Prize ceremony, a list of top 20 Chinese-language films from the past 2 decades was announced.

  • The Weekly Wrap-Up #11

    Apr 13, 2018

    Wu Jing wins big at at this year’s Huading Awards, Andy Lau and Louis Koo start shooting ‘The White Storm 2’ this Summer, and Donnie Yen begins working on ‘Ip Man 4’.

  • The Lady Hermit

    Mar 12, 2018

    ‘The Lady Hermit’ still manages to stand up well decades on as an extremely entertaining, if not extremely gory, example of the Shaw Brothers armed combat films in their prime.

  • Bey Logan accused of sexual misconduct by multiple women

    Dec 17, 2017

    Former Hong Kong-based Weinstein Co. vp and martial arts enthusiast, Bey Logan has been accused of sexual misconduct by multiple women.