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The Lost Bladesman Review: Donnie Yen stars as Guan Yu in the novel “Romance of the Three Kingdoms”

An epic, historical, action film loosely based on the story of Chinese folk hero. Guan Yu in the novel “Romance of the Three Kingdoms”. Written…

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Skiptrace 2016: Jackie Chan Team Up With Johnny Knoxville In Renny Harlin’s Action Film

Renny Harlin is one of the most popular directors from Finland, known for making nail-baiting action and adventurous films in the past like Die Hard…

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A Man Called Hero: One of The Most 1990s Martial arts Hong Kong Film

Highly-anticipated comic book adaptation survives a complete belly flop, but the result is hardly Olympic caliber. Manfred Wong and Andrew Lau’s follow-up to the hugely…

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Heartfall Arises Review: A Hong Kong Action Thriller With Nicholas Tse

Charismatic stars and classy production values cannot hide the fact that Heartfall Arises is a grandiose. And – more damningly – utterly nonsensical mess of…

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‘The Transporter Refueled’: It is running on empty

The Transporter Refueled has little to offer beyond a handful of decent action sequences, leaving this reboot’s title feeling more like wishful thinking than a…

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Journey To China: The Mystery of Iron Mask Has Martial Art Star Jackie Chan

Picture the scene. It is autumn. The leaves are well on the turn, lending a welcome splash of colour to the iron grey skies. A…

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Redemption Review: Jason Statham is at his best in over-the-top, tongue-in-cheek fantasies

In Redemption, Jason Statham plays a homeless, alcoholic former British Special Forces soldier who’s fleeing a court-martial for a violent incident back in Afghanistan. The film…

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God of War 2017: A Vincent Zhao’s Martial-Arts Epic

During the 16th century. Japanese pirates proliferate along the Chinese coastline. In 1557, the pirates take over Cengang in Zhejiang. After months of futile advances….

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Vampire Cleanup Department Review: A Hong Kong comedy horror film directed by Yan Pak-wing and Chiu Sin-hang

Babyjohn Choi and a cast of industry veterans star in Yan Pak-wing and Chiu Sin-hang’s old-school genre comedy. After all, Vampire Cleanup Department (Cuong Thi Biet…

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Shanghai Affairs Review: The Most Martial Arts Movie Directed by Donnie Yen

Third in the Donnie Yen canon is the most coherent, but most mundane. A reworking of Bruce Lee’s Big Boss, it’s easily the most accessible…

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