Action / Thrillers

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    Last of the Wolves

    A new rogue cop faces a new rogue yakuza amidst intrigue in both of their ranks for an ultraviolent sequel…

    3.5 stars
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    Escape From Mogadishu

    Ryoo Seung-wan manages to make pulse-pounding popular cinema out of peculiar politics and extraordinary true events…

    4 stars
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    Animal World

    Take a simple game with a twist, but… only the best will live long enough to see others suffer!…

    4 stars
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    Once Upon a Time in China V

    Tsui Hark’s final instalment in the legendary Wong Fei Hung saga is a fun and entertaining slice of action cinema…

    4 stars
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    It’s a Drink, It’s a Bomb!

    This classic Hong Kong action/comedy caper follows 3 guys caught up with Japanese mobsters in a bomb plot…

    3 stars
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    Once Upon a Time in Vietnam

    Vietnam’s first attempt at the fantasy martial arts genre is poorly written film lacking in excitement…

    1 star
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    Dog Bite Dog

    A harrowing experience with a multitude of unexpected twists and overflowing in violence, only for the hardiest of viewers…

    3.5 stars
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    Female Prisoner Scorpion: #701’s Grudge Song

    It gets bloody, then crazy and finally giallo in Meiko Kaji’s last Female Prisoner Scorpion

    3.5 stars
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    Train to Busan

    Enough is enough! I’ve had it with these motherf**king zombies on this motherf**king train!…

    4.5 stars
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    The Mobfathers

    Herman Yau returns with an old school triad offering filled with politics and violence…

    3.5 stars
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    The Bodyguard

    Hong Kong legend Sammo Hung returns with his first directorial effort in nearly twenty years…

    3 stars
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    Outlaw: Gangster VIP

    Walking cliché, Tetsuya Watari tries to save the lives of those around him and fails magnificently, in this perfect slice of 60’s yakuza pie from Nikkatsu…

    4 stars
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    League of Gods

    Chinese VFX wunderkind blends LOTR and Journey to the West, throws against wall, sees what sticks…

    3 stars
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    At The Horizon

    Laotian revenge thriller with a socio-economic twist, with performances and style that belie the microbudget…

    3.5 stars
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    Female Prisoner Scorpion: Beast Stable

    If they don’t get out of Meiko Kaji’s way, people will die. She’s a woman of her word…

    4 stars
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    The Exclusive: Beat The Devil’s Tattoo

    An entertaining stab at media obsession with headline-grabbing stories…

    3.5 stars
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    League of Gods

    Big budget Chinese fantasy with an all-star cast and an avalanche of computer effects…

    2 stars