Castle Falls is a must for all action fans out there!
Robert Parham (Writer, Director) gives a genuine and heartfelt performance that drives the film to its climatic shootout.
Erica Li’s directorial debut is a stunning and endearing film, showing us around the magical allure of Hong Kong through Christopher Doyle’s colourful cinematography.
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Directed by Benny Chan and released in 1990, this action, crime, romance is very much a film of its time and has a timeless energy about it.
This film has a very stylish look to it with some well handled action scenes
this is a delightful heart-warming comedy that will charm all its viewers while watching it and also an old school period Kung Fu movie set in modern times
prepare for some bone crunching fighting that’s a feast for the Martial Arts fans
It is fair to say that this is a film that nobody asked for but its also a fun treat to watch
A modern noir thriller that twists it’s way to the fateful finale
Plurality is hyper kinetic mind warp of a film that needs to be seen to be believed!
Drifting truly is a film that demands to be seen
The atmospheric, visual style of the film is similar at times to David Fincher’s Seven
The Hitman’s Wife’s Bodyguard is the film equivalent of rock & roll. It is obnoxiously, unashamedly loud and makes no apologies.
This film will have you on the edge of your seat
This should entertain and please those who are fans of the game as well as the Martial Arts genre.
For us this film is pretty close to perfect. The storytelling hooks you from the beginning and its themes are universally accessible
Those Who Wish Me Dead is a throwback to action thrillers from the 90s such as Stallone’s Cliffhanger and shares a resemblance with the the 1998 DTV film Firestorm with Howie Long
We’ve watched a lot of martial arts films in our time and for us Headshot is one of the best we have seen.
Every once in a while a film comes along that reads so well, you instantly know that you’re going to like it.
Those who enjoy a loud, Michael Bay-esque action-disaster film will be very entertained.
This is a thriller that will thrill you
It is very of its time and back in the early ‘90s Martial Arts in American cinema was more of a kickboxing style.
Li (Xiao Yang, Detective Chinatown) and his wife A Yu (Tan Zhuo, The Bravest) run
Marked For Death is a typical 90s action film and very much of its time. It is solid action film and has some nicely staged action scenes.
Under Siege definitely has more of a studio blockbuster feel to it than Seagal’s previous work
Beyond the Dream is the rare and perfect romantic drama.
I still Remember is an inspiring film, it gives you so much hope while watching it.
Heartwarming and compelling family drama
All in all it`s a solid action film and was surprisingly intriguing and enjoyable.
An epic War film with depth heart and passion that is second to none.
`There is a stretch in the Scottish Highlands that is 19,000 acres of dense, ancient woodland. Every year people go missing there… Some leave no Trace`
What also sets this film apart is it’s epic battle finale as you follow each characters journey during the battle, each assassin you’re with them on their journey, you’re emotionally connected to them as they fight
I do love how there is so much heart that shines through within the drama scenes.
Koo in great form as a bank robber that takes no prisoners but still has a heart.
I don’t think that I have ever watched a film like Till We Meet Again where you experience all these emotions on screen.
Stylistically this work is shot in a very classical way with very beautiful framing, the camera work is almost a character in itself.
It is a rip roaring globetrotting martial arts action movie extravaganza and a race for Jackie and his Vanguard to save the world.
Director Won-Chan Hong takes a rather exhausted genre and breathes new life into it
Gamhee asks if she likes meeting up with people as its what we do, Younghwa replies ‘Its needed’ and its such a relevant moment and poignant under the certain circumstances we find ourselves in.
Lindsey Morgan plays Rose as a strong-minded fighter who is as good with her fists as she is with alien-weaponary.