Monster Hunt

  Monster Hunt (Cert 12) 1 Discs DVD/Blu-ray (Distributor: Manga Entertainment) Running Time: 117 minutes approx. In what must be a conclusive sign that China’s desire to rival Hollywood on the international film front is practically complete, this family friendly CGI fantasy was at one point the highest grossing film in Chinese history until usurped … Continue reading Monster Hunt

Control (Kong cheng ji)

Control (Kong cheng ji) Hong Kong (2013) Dir. Kenneth Bi Are people really so easily manipulated that they can be controlled like puppets? Threats are usually a good way of ensuring cooperation but quite often the victim can only take their tormentor’s word for it if contact is only via the phone. Kenneth Bi leaves … Continue reading Control (Kong cheng ji)

Firestorm (Fung bou)

Firestorm (Fung bou) Hong Kong/China (2013) Dir. Alan Yeun Cao Nan (Hu Jun) is an art dealer and crook from the Mainland, who is planning another on his audacious armed robberies which he is able to get away with as the police are always unable to pin him through lack of hard evidence. Hot on … Continue reading Firestorm (Fung bou)