• Overheard 3

    May 10, 2015

    Wordy, but with nothing to say, this is a verbose movie populated by monumentally dull characters and bland ‘twists’ that fail to hold the attention.

  • Overheard 2

    May 10, 2015

    While ‘Overheard’ was an excellent homage to the great American conspiracy films of the 70s, the in-name-only sequel is a more routine two hours with a far less incisive denouement.

  • Overheard

    May 10, 2015

    A well-scripted, superbly executed thriller with a formidable triumvirate at the centre, this could well be one of the best genre films to have come from Asia in the past few years.

  • Hong Kong Film Never Dies – Episode #3: This man may hold the key to the future of HK cinema

    May 10, 2019

    Isaac explains his belief that there is one person who may hold the key to the future of the Hong Kong film industry, and that man is Louis Koo.

  • The Weekly Wrap-Up #13

    Apr 27, 2018

    The first image is released for the new thriller from Alan Mak and Felix Chong, David Beckham makes friends with a local star, and Xu Zheng confirms another ‘Lost’ movie is in the works.

  • The Weekly Wrap-Up #5

    Mar 2, 2018

    ‘Agent Mr Chan’ proves to be a big success at the box office, Donnie Yen is back on the set for ‘Enter the Fat Dragon’, and Aaron Kwok and Chow Yun-Fat are reunited in ‘Project Gutenberg’.

  • The Silent War

    May 26, 2015

    Although nobody could say ‘The Silent War’ has a vice-like grip on the viewer, it features a few moments of genuine excitement and gathers quite a momentum by the final third.

  • The Lost Bladesman

    Apr 14, 2015

    Eschewing any flashiness for a more old school and care given to character and pacing approach, Chong and Mak craft a beautifully shot and finely acted period piece.

  • Fairy Tale Killer

    Mar 10, 2015

    ‘Fairy Tale Killer’ tries so hard to be an intelligent thriller that it forgets to be thrilling or exciting.

  • Hong Kong Cinema 2010 – Part Two

    Jan 23, 2011

    Andrew Saroch continues his examination of the highs and lows of Hong Kong cinema in 2010.

  • Andrew Saroch’s Top Ten Of 2010

    Jan 9, 2011

    Andrew Saroch provides his list of top ten movies watched throughout 2010.