The Assassin (Taiwan, 2015)

The Assassin has been a long time coming. It was in gestation for 25 years, and in various stages of production for a further five, but has now finally arrived. A movie that is similar […]

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on Nov, 16 · in Reviews
My Wife is a Gangster 3 (South Korea, 2006)

My Wife is a Gangster 3 (South Korea, 2006)

In many respects, My Wife is a Gangster 3 delivers all the mediocrity that one would expect from a second sequel that has been produced with the intention of milking whatever commercial value is left […]

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on Jan, 06 · in Reviews
Confession of Pain (Hong Kong, 2006)

Confession of Pain (Hong Kong, 2006)

‘Why are you going off at a tangent?’ asks fresh-faced police detective Bong (Takeshi Kaneshiro) of his veteran partner Hei (Tony Leung) over a glass of whisky at an up-market Hong Kong bar.  ‘Just to […]

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on Dec, 07 · in Reviews
Three Times (Taiwan, 2005)

Three Times (Taiwan, 2005)

The films of the Taiwanese director Hou Hsiao-hsien have dealt alternately with the tumultuous periods of Taiwan’s past and the pressing problems of its present, but the multi-stranded narrative structure of Three Times (2005) provided […]

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on Nov, 16 · in Reviews

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