Action / Adventure

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    The Benny Chan Cops & Robbers Rundown Part 3: Big Bullet

    Hits all its targets from every angle at the bullseye, even if it doesn’t find any new places to target…

    4.5 stars
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    The Benny Chan Cops & Robbers Rundown Part 2: Man Wanted

    More notable for length and violence than narrative strength or cohesion, there’s still a lot of classic HK packed here…

    2.5 stars
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    One-Armed Boxer

    Before having one arm was cool, the kung fu film that started it all…

    3 stars
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    Demon Slayer -Kimetsu no Yaiba- The Movie: Mugen Train

    Now Japan’s highest-grossing film, will this series become a masterpiece or mainstream?…

    3.5 stars
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    Time And Tide

    Drama within gunplay within mayhem in Tsui Hark’s early 2000’s actioner…

    4 stars
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    Twinkle Twinkle Lucky Stars

    The rare end to a trilogy that isn’t a blearing disappointment…

    3.5 stars
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    Robbery

    Throw together Lam Suet, Eric Tsang’s son, Philip Keung and a hostage situation in a store and you get a cult black comedy…

    3.5 stars
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    Beach of the War Gods

    A 1973 classic from the One-Armed Swordsman himself, Jimmy Wang Yu…

    4.5 stars
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    My Lucky Stars

    The only-just-about sequel to brilliant action-comedy Winners and Sinners ups the ante on the former but lets the side down on the latter…

    3 stars
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    Double Team

    JCVD, Tsui Hark and Dennis Rodman combine vices of Hollywood, HK cinema and celeb culture for an entertainingly bad yarn…

    1.5 stars
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    The Paper Tigers

    A crowdfunded kung fu comedy is a revelatory experience that proves the indie scene can produce masterworks…

    4.5 stars
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    Battle Royale II: Requiem

    Hardly well-received on its original release, the overlong and muddled 2003 sequel hasn’t held up well…

    2 stars
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    Wake Of Death

    Hoary and testosterone-fuelled JCVD thriller gets a reissue, but there’s not much worth toasting to in this wake…

    2 stars
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    Ip Man: Kung Fu Master

    Less biopic, more a muddled if entertaining fever dream of Donnie Yen’s finest moments…

    2 stars
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    Battle Royale

    Kinji Fukasaku’s classic returns with a new edition nearly 20 years after it was first released in the UK…

    5 stars
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    Double Team

    Dennis Rodman is a low-key MVP in Tsui Hark’s first fully American film. Will that make sense by the end of this review? Who knows?…

    3 stars
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    Once Upon a Time in China

    Jet Li leaps into the role that had come before for others but that he was born to play!…

    5 stars
FEFF 2020