Browsing the "Chinese Films" Category

The Legend of Fong Sai-Yuk

September 6th, 2010 | by Mike Barnard

While Jet Li runs around shooting the bad guys with new friends Sylvester Stallone, Jason Statham and Dolph Lundgren in

Tai Chi Master

April 24th, 2010 | by Mike Barnard

Back before Hollywood distracted Jet Li long enough to see him dedicate his time to trashy rap-inspired action thrillers or

City of Life and Death

April 16th, 2010 | by Chris Evans

Lu Chuan’s City Of Life And Death (Nanjing! Nanjing!) is the most brutal, but brilliant, war film I have seen


April 18th, 2008 | by Coco Forsythe

Drugs are bad. We know this because the film industry tells us so. Ironically, of course, the film industry is

Seven Swords

February 24th, 2006 | by Michelle Thomas

China, 1660s. The Ming Dynasty has been overthrown by the invading Machus and the Qing Dynasty firmly established. But, as

Memoirs of a Geisha

January 13th, 2006 | by Jay Richardson

A coquettishly flirtatious, visually lush Cinderella story, Memoirs of a Geisha shimmers with exotic surface beauty, but skimps on historical

House of Flying Daggers

December 26th, 2004 | by Michelle Thomas

Oh dear. My reviews of late have all been so glowingly positive that I’m beginning to suspect that I have


September 24th, 2004 | by Michelle Thomas

In the 3rd Century B.C., China is divided into seven warring kingdoms, fighting ruthlessly amongst themselves for supremacy. The Kingdom

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