Triple Threat (China/Thailand/USA, 2019)

A group of mercenaries are sent into an MI6 black site to retrieve a known criminal and terrorist. Channelling the opening jungle raid from Predator (1987), the assault is viciously efficient and brutal, the camp […]

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on Mar, 15 · in Reviews

SPL 2: A Time for Consequences (China/Hong Kong, 2015) [TIFF 2015]

10 years ago I was lucky enough to see SPL at the Toronto International Film Festival with Sammo Hung, Wilson Yip and Wong Jing in attendance. It was a special night for me not only […]

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on Oct, 04 · in Reviews

Over Your Dead Body (Japan, 2014)

As a new stage production of Tsuruya Nanboku’s classic kabuki play Yotsuya Kaidan (Ghost Story of Yotsuya) is working through its rehearsal process, its two stars partaking in an off stage romance. But soon the […]

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on Oct, 01 · in Reviews

Firestorm (Hong Kong, 2013) [Terracotta 2014]

Andy Lau is one of Hong Kong’s most commercially successful actors, in part because he has made some smart choices with regards to the range of projects that he chooses. In 2011 alone he had […]

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on May, 29 · in Reviews

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