Ip Man 4: The Finale (Yip Man 4)

Ip Man 4: The Finale (Yip Man 4) Hong Kong (2019) Dir. Wilson Yip Remember the horror film Final Destination which, despite the definitive adjective in the title, spawned four sequels, meaning we can’t trust cinema when it declares we have reached the end of a series. Is this the same for the Ip Man … Continue reading Ip Man 4: The Finale (Yip Man 4)

Ip Man 3

Ip Man 3 (Cert 15) 1 Disc (Distributor: Kaleidoscope Home Entertainment) Running Time: 105 minutes approx. Over the past decade a plethora of films made about the life of martial arts legend Yip Man have surfaced, from Herman Yau’s The Legend is Born to the valedictorian The Final Fight, with Wong Kar-Wai’s arthouse interpretation The … Continue reading Ip Man 3

The Grandmaster (Yi dai zong shi)

  The Grandmaster (Yi dai zong shi) China/Hong Kong (2013) Dir. Wong Kar Wai After two action packed and successful films starring Donnie Yen and an unrelated prequel directed by Herman Yau, one has to wonder if there is really room for another Yip Man bio pic? Arty auteur Wong Kar Wai seems to think … Continue reading The Grandmaster (Yi dai zong shi)