1.5 stars Right at the end of the final credit crawl for Iceman is the usual capitalised warning that “This Picture Is Protected By Law”. Audiences, however just have to take their chances. Just before that warning comes the admission that this 2...
Movie magic makes monkey tale swing.
In The Monkey King 3D, a massive sense of spectacle overwhelms a somewhat simplistic take on the mystical tale of Simian spirit Sun Wukong, but what an impressive display it proves to be in the hands of director Soi Cheang. With his reworking of...
Best watched under the carefree, festive influence of Chinese New Year, writer/director Jing Wong’s From Vegas to Macau is a flagrantly nutty confection that reunites him with his God of Gamblers leading man, Chow Yun-Fat (voicing in Cantonese...
The party don't stop for Hong Kong clubbers.
Director Wilson Chin has wasted no time between instalments of what must be the most hastily produced trilogy in film history. His latest hedonistic romp through the beautiful, vacuous party crowd of Hong Kong’s nightclub district represents a...
Beauty alone can't save awkward actors.
BUSAN INTERNATIONAL FILM FESTIVAL: It was clear that in selecting this year’s opening night film, that the organisers of the Busan International Film Festival were mindful of their self-imposed brief of being the 'hub of Asian Cinema" (not just...