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The Sniper (2009) Movie Review

Hong Kong’s “The Sniper” appeals to me because it’s about those mysterious guys who you never see, but who can...

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China White (1989) Movie Review

“The China White” was originally released back in 1989 and was the first international film from Hong Kong director Ronny...

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Triad Story (1990) Movie Review

Although Stephen Chow is obviously best known for his comedic genius and hits such as “Kung Fu Hustle” and “Shaolin...

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Protege (2007) Movie Review

Last year two films were the main contenders at the Hong Kong Film Awards: “Tau Ming Chong” (“Warlords”) and “Moon...

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Ip Man (2008) Movie Review #2

“Ip Man” was arguably the most anticipated film of last year for martial arts fans, not only as it tells...


Champions (2008) Movie Review

With the coming of the 2008 Beijing Olympics, a slew of related sports related films were always inevitable. One of...


Rough Cut (2008) Movie Review

Grumpy auteur and outspoken critic of the Korean film industry Kim Ki Duk puts his money where his mouth is...


Rule Number One (2008) Movie Review

“Rule#1” is the latest offering from young Singaporean director and former critic Kelvin Tong, who has quickly established himself as...

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Ip Man (2008) Movie Review

Who is Ip Man? For you contemporary types, he’s most famous for teaching some scrawny Chinese kid name Bruce Lee...


Deadly Delicious (2008) Movie Review

Although “Deadly Delicious” opens with the same quote from Confucius that provided Ang Lee’s “Eat Man Drink Woman” with its...


Dark Night (1986) Movie Review

Originally released back in 1986, Taiwanese drama “Dark Night” was based upon a novel by noted feminist writer Li Ang...


Mismatched Couples (1985) Movie Review

“Mismatched Couples” is an unusual proposition in that despite starring current genre favourite Donnie Yen and being directed by the...