Category: Action / Aventure

Posted in Action / Aventure Martial Art

Bruce Lee, My Brother: A Hong Kong biographical martial arts drama about Bruce Lee’s Life

Based on the memoir written by Lee’s younger brother, Robert. The film begins with Bruce’s birth in San Francisco, while his father. Lee Hoi Cheun…

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Posted in Action / Aventure Martial Art

Reign of Assassins 2010: Michelle Yeoh Shines In Martial Arts Movie

As a fan of John Woo and star Michelle Yeoh. Reign of Assassins was once a film I couldn’t wait to see. Then, like the rest of…

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Posted in Action / Aventure Drama / Romance / Comedy

Manhunt Review: Director John Woo’s Return To The Heroic Bloodshed Movie

Fans expecting John Woo’s Manhunt to be a return to form will be sadly disappointed. It’s not a terrible film but it is certainly not…

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Posted in Action / Aventure Great Movies

Wolf Warrior 2: The Most Successful Movie of Chinese Star Wu Jing

Wu Jing‘s 2015 directorial effort. Wolf Warrior, is a somewhat underwhelming and overly jingoistic action film where the high point is a fight with CG wolves….

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Motorway 2012: Shawn Yue As a Hong Kong Lawman With Superior Driving Skills

A rookie cop takes on a veteran escape driver in a death defying final showdown on the streets of Hong Kong. It was way back…

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Posted in Action / Aventure Thriller / Horror

Don’t Kill It Review: This Movie Gives Dolph Lundgren a Chance to Shine

Director Mike Mendez has recently made a name for himself making schlock direct-to-DVD horror films. And he’s damn good at it. He has found a formula…

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Posted in Action / Aventure Martial Art

Legend of the Wolf: The 1990s Martial Arts Movie Directed by Donnie Yen

Donnie Yen: the Dolph Lundgren of Hong Kong cinema. The Boston-bred brat finally proves himself with this one, an old-school type kung-fu flick with a…

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Posted in Action / Aventure Great Movies

Helios 2015: The Two Hong Kong Stars Jacky Cheung and Nick Cheung Come Up With A Suspenseful Thriller

Written and directed by Longman Leung & Sunny Luk (Cold War). Helios centres around a dreadful Korean nuclear device that’s stolen by the never-been-caught most wanted titular…

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Posted in Action / Aventure Fantasy / Historical

Legend Of The Naga Pearls 2017: Chinese Fantasy Adventure Film From Yang Lei

Starring Wang Ta-lu and Zhang Tianai, this CGI spectacle largely transcends its genre clichés with a relentlessly earnest desire to please. As you will already…

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Posted in Action / Aventure Great Movies

Drug War 2012: Louis Koo and Sun Honglei in Johnnie To’s Crime Hong Kong Film

Hong Kong’s Johnnie To is one of a handful of living filmmakers capable of working in any genre—from frothy romantic comedies to dead-serious crime epics—while…

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