Nightfall serves up a tale of cold revenge on a sleek, multilayered platter of sumptuous visuals and numerous but believable twists.
Back to 1942 is an epic that tells the story of China’s devastating wartime famine. beautifully filmed and with a large budget, the film is sprawling, but fails to strike an emotional note, perhaps due to it overreaching sense of scope.
This wuxia twist on Romeo and Juliet is rooted in a Chinese legend, but despite the stunning visuals from director Ma Jingle, it fails to evoke the tragic romance due to bad casting and a poorly fleshed out story.
Another whacky entry into the comedy splatterfest genre from the folks at Sushi Typhoon arrives on Blu-ray from Well Go USA.
The first in an announced trilogy, this high-flying, action-filled wuxia film from directors Gordon Chan and Janet Chun may set up a coming story, but it is confused and lacks proper character development. Despite all of that, the Blu-ray does offer a treat for home theatres and fans of the genre.
Shimizu Takashi’s sequel to his 2009 hit Shock Labyrinth has none of the shock and none of the originality that made its predecessor a worthwhile experience.
This film lacks passion, vengeance, and cohesion, making it a miss, even for the often forgiving martial arts genre’s target market.
Bolstered by a strong performance by Luke Goss, Interview With A Hitman is a swift, fast paced film well worth checking out.
Andy Lau and Deannie Ip star in a heartwarming story based on true-events in A Simple Life.
Lavish, sumptuous, romantic, and sexy, this Chinese adaptation of Dangerous Liaisons from South Korean director Hur Jin-ho is thoroughly entertaining.