Though not without some zingy segs the adventures of a brilliant detective with a bumbling streak and his far more entertaining sidekick is hampered by jarring tonal shifts and undisciplined…
With the invaluable assistance of graceful camera work, strong performances and impeccable production and costume design, helmer Keisuke Toyoshima invokes the atmosphere of classical erotic arthouse…
Snappy editing draws a punchy parallels between the Rainbow Wahine's emergence as a team to be reckoned with and the miracles Thompson performed with a pitifully low budget while forced to operate…
Scattered through dozens of clips are entertaining stories from key figures including actor George Rudy, helmer Ackyl Anwari , Rapi Films honcho Gope T. Samtani and veteran stuntman Jerry Yess, who…
Saman Salour's compassion for these damaged characters ultimately carries the day.
The biggest challenge for offshore audiences will be understanding hwatu, the Korean card game around which the life of every character revolves.
In every department, from casting to cinematography, "Gangster Pay Day" taps into the spirit of the 1980s and '90s golden age of Hong Kong crime movies.
What emerges is a coming-of-age tale in which William and Bundit speak with remarkable clarity and understanding of their place in the world and what they hope the future might hold.
Most auds are likely to feel well rewarded by the time daylight breaks and life-changing events in the characters' lives have played out.
Obsessions with physical appearances, social status and material possessions are viewed with an intelligently critical eye in "The Liar."