Category: Action / Aventure

Posted in Action / Aventure Great Movies

Overdrive Review: Scott Eastwood plays as a professional car thief

Scott Eastwood continues to follow in father Clint’s footsteps but this forgettable actioner shows he’s not there yet. Scott Eastwood is clearly being primed for the…

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Posted in Action / Aventure Fantasy / Historical

Chronicles of the Ghostly Tribe Review: A mixed bag that has an interesting story with twists

The battle for Earth comes ahead again against a deadly alien threat in this adaptation of the Tian Xia Ba Chang novel series. In 1979,…

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Posted in Action / Aventure Martial Art

A Man Called Hero 1999 Review: A Hong Kong Martial Art Movie From The Storm Riders Director

After ‘The Storm Riders’ proved to be such a huge success at the Hong Kong box office. Director Andrew Lau decided to utilise another comic book…

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Posted in Action / Aventure Drama / Romance / Comedy

CZ12 2012 Review: This film could be better, so much better

Recommended solely for those who enjoy Chan’s unique brand of humour-laden action with light doses of preachiness and drama, this one could be better, so…

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Posted in Action / Aventure Great Movies

‘Mojin: The Lost Legend’ 2015 Review: This film has little in common with Chonicles of the Ghostly Tribe

Three months after Lu Chuan’s Chronicles of the Ghostly Tribe comes another adaptation of Tianxia Bachang’s 2006 best-selling (but never translated in English) series of eight novels, Ghost Blows Out…

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Big Legend Review: The film gives a jolly attempt at doing something with the Bigfoot concept

Bigfoot. Grew up on “The Legend of Boggy Creek”. Even lived in a rural area that sported a couple of similar sightings. As well as…

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Posted in Action / Aventure Great Movies Martial Art

The Forbidden Kingdom Review: A Wuxia film Starring Jackie Chan and Jet Li

The central character in The Forbidden Kingdom, Jason Tripitikas, is an adolescent boy obsessed with kung fu films.  However, despite the boy’s preoccupation. And an…

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Posted in Action / Aventure Fantasy / Historical

The Bride with White Hair 1993: Brigitte Lin’s The Most Classics of The Wuxia

The Bride with White Hair story takes place during the Ming Dynasty. Where the leader clan among the eight major ones is the Wu Tang. Cho…

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The White Orchid 2018: An entertaining mystery story

The film The White Orchid, was written and directed by Steve Anderson (This Lonely Place, The Big Empty). It was shown for the first time…

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Sacrifice 2011 Review: A good cast and story line is a good one

A haunted undercover cop teams with an enigmatic priest, to solve the mystery of a missing statue stolen from a church by violent criminals. John…

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