Iceman: The Time Traveller (Bing feng: Yong heng zhi men)

Iceman: The Time Traveller (Bing feng: Yong heng zhi men) Hong Kong (2018) Dir. Raymond Yip You know the deal, a film is successful so a sequel is made and the success continues - at least that is how it is supposed to go. In the case of 2014’s Iceman, the film was a flop … Continue reading Iceman: The Time Traveller (Bing feng: Yong heng zhi men)

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Dragonball Super Movie: Broly

Dragonball Super Movie: Broly (Cert PG) 1 Disc DVD/Blu-ray - 2 Disc Blu-ray Steelbook (Distributor: Manga Entertainment) Running time: 101 minutes approx Release Date: May 27th        The creation of Akira Toriyama shows no signs of letting up 35 years on from debuting as a manga and 33 years after the first TV anime adaptation. … Continue reading Dragonball Super Movie: Broly

Shadow (Ying)

Shadow (Ying) China (2018) Dir. Zhang Yimou "Who knows what evil lurks in the hearts of men? The Shadow knows!" Whilst the above quote came from the introduction to a famous radio show of the 1930’s featuring the pulp fiction hero The Shadow, its relevance to this film is its plot involves “shadowy” people. In … Continue reading Shadow (Ying)

Naruto Shippuden Collection 36

Naruto Shippuden Collection 36 (Episodes 459-472) (Cert 12) 2 Discs (Distributor: Manga Entertainment) Running time: 329 minutes approx. Release Date: April 29th I’m beginning to wonder if the producers behind Naruto Shippuden are vying for the title of World’s Biggest Trolls. Why? Because this latest release sees the story return to the Fourth Great Ninja … Continue reading Naruto Shippuden Collection 36

Bleeding Steel

Bleeding Steel China/Australia (2017) Dir. Leo Zhang Well, I celebrated Jackie Chan’s birthday by watching one of his films and ironically, on the seventh anniversary of this blog I have another of his films to watch, this time one of more recent efforts. I fear however, we’ll be seeing a very different Jackie Chan here… … Continue reading Bleeding Steel

Dragon Lord (Lung siu yeh)

Dragon Lord (Lung siu yeh) Hong Kong (1982) Dir. Jackie Chan At the time of writing this review (April 7th) it is Jackie Chan’s birthday so I figured I’d watch one of his films to mark the occasion. With only a few options open to me among my DVD collection of his films I haven’t … Continue reading Dragon Lord (Lung siu yeh)

The Seven Swords

The Seven Swords China (2019) Dir. Francis Nam Chi-Wai This is something of anomaly for me as I can’t find any sufficient information about this wu xia fantasy film at all online. Aside from the poster, a trailer, and ironically, the film itself, The Seven Swords is shrouded in mystery - it doesn’t even have … Continue reading The Seven Swords