Monster Hunt 2 (Zhuo yao ji 2)

Monster Hunt 2 (Zhuo yao ji 2) China (2018) Dir. Raman Hui Considering the first Monster Hunt film was at one point the highest grossing domestic film in China’s box office history, a sequel was not just inevitable but guaranteed while the first round of receipts were still being counted. And whilst Wolf Warrior 2 … Continue reading Monster Hunt 2 (Zhuo yao ji 2)

The Village Of No Return (Jian wang cun)

The Village Of No Return (Jian wang cun) Taiwan/China (2017) Dir. Chen Yu-hsun Memories are an important part of our lives. We can bask in the fond glow of the good or learn from the mistakes of the bad. But if someone offered you the chance to wipe away those negative memories would you take … Continue reading The Village Of No Return (Jian wang cun)

This Is Not What I Expected

This Is Not What I Expected China (2017) Dir. Derek Hui You can often tell a lot about a film from its title and sometimes they extends beyond expectations of the film itself; for instance, director Derek Hui is noted for his work on the production end of cinema, mostly as an editor for action … Continue reading This Is Not What I Expected