Peter A. Martin
Dante Lam delivers above-average action, though it’s sabotaged to a degree by a script that might make Charles Dickens blush.
A sweeping romantic epic journeys deep into the realm of the fantastic.
Superior driving sequences are a must for any vehicular action picture, and Soi Cheang delivers in spades.
I stumbled across this, past midnight, on a Hong Kong movie channel. Missing the first portion, it took me a little while to figure out what was happening, but it’s too long. Still, the image of Simon Yam strapping a baby to his body and starting a crime spree with Chingmy Yau by his side […]
Johnnie To’s first Mainland picture is a very strong action exercise with a very bleak tone. To some extent it keeps hitting the same chord over and over. But what a chord!
Here we go again. (Again.)
Glorious! Michelle Yeoh, at the age of 23, stars along with Michael Wong and Henry Sanada as law enforcement officers fighting a nasty group of criminals. The action starts on the streets of Hong Kong, lifts into the sky as a hijacking is foiled through a mid-air gun battle / martial arts confrontation, continues through […]