Triple Threat

Triple Threat Thailand/China/US (2019) Dir. Jesse V. Johnson It sounds like an action cinema fans dream to see the worlds of esoteric Asian martial arts, Kung Fu and MMA come together in a violent bullet riddled, fist and feet flying blow out. British stuntman turned filmmaker Jesse V. Johnson has decided he is the man … Continue reading Triple Threat

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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)

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  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. If further proof were needed … 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. 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 War after another break … 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)