Author Archives: Martin Sandison

Exclusive: Interview with martial arts star Sammo Hung

If you were to ask me who I thought was the ultimate kung fu filmmaker, one name would instantly spring to my mind: Sammo Hung. During my childhood, his movies – such as Prodigal Son, Warriors Two, Magnificent Butcher and … Continue reading

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Master, The | aka The Final Master (2015) Review

Director: Xu Haofeng Writer: Xu Haofeng Cast: Fan Liao, Xiao Song Jia, Jiang Wenli, Huang Jue, Jin Shijie, Zhang Aoyue, Song Yang, Dong Xiaosong, Madina Memet, Leon Dai, Chen Kuan-tai, Xiong Xin-Xin Running Time: 109 min. By Martin Sandison Now … Continue reading

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Bodyguard, The (2016) Review

AKA: My Beloved Bodyguard Director: Sammo Hung Cast: Sammo Hung, Jaqueline Chan, Andy Lau Tak-Wah, Zhu Yuchen, Jack Feng, Li Qin Qin, Yuen Biao, Yuen Wah, Tsui Hark, Karl Maka, Dean Shek, James Lee Guy, Tomer Oz, Yuen Qiu, Feng Shaofeng, … Continue reading

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Pilferer’s Progress, The | aka Money Crazy (1977) Review

Director: John Woo Writer: John Woo Producer: Raymond Chow Cast: Richard Ng, Ricky Hui, Lee Hoi San, Angie Chiu, Cheung Ying, Lam Ching Ying, Mars, Billy Chan, Tai San, Fung Hak On, Fung King Man, Gam Gwan, Helena Law Lan, … Continue reading

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Creepy (2016) Review

Director: Kiyoshi Kurosawa Novel: Yutaka Maekawa Writer: Chihiro Ikeda, Kiyoshi Kurosawa Cast: Hidetoshi Nishijima, Yuko Takeuchi, Haruna Kawaguchi, Masahiro Higashide, Teruyuki Kagawa, Ryoko Fujino, Masahiro Toda, Toru Baba Misaki Saisho, Takashi Sasano Running Time: 130 min. By Martin Sandison An … Continue reading

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Office | aka Design for Living (2015) Review

Director: Johnnie To Writer: Sylvia Chang Producer: Johnnie To, Sylvia Chang Cast: Chow Yun-fat, Sylvia Chang, Eason Chan, Tang Wei, Wang Ziyi, Lang Yue-Ting, Cheung Siu-Fai, Tien Hsin, Wallace Chung Hon-Leung, Stephanie Che Yuen-Yuen, Timmy Hung Tin-Ming, Mickey Chu Kin-Kwan, … Continue reading

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Trivisa (2016) Review

Director: Frank Hui, Jevons Au, Vicky Wong Producer: Johnnie To, Yau Nai-hoi Cast: Jordan Chan Siu-Chun, Richie Ren Xian-Qi, Gordon Lam Ka-Tung, Lam Suet, Kwong Leung Wong, Fung Woo Running Time: 97 min. By Martin Sandison Berlin Film Festival, now … Continue reading

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From Vegas to Macau III (2016) Review

AKA: The Man from Macau III Director: Andrew Lau, Wong Jing Writer: Wong Jing, Andrew Lau, Connie Wong Cast: Chow Yun-fat, Andy Lau, Nick Cheung, Li Yuchun, Jacky Cheung, Carina Lau, Charles Heung, Shawn Yue, Psy, Angela Wang, Jacky Heung, … Continue reading

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Boxer from the Temple, The (1979) Review

Director: John Lo Mar Writer: Ni Kuang Producer: Mona Fong Cast: Ng Yuen Jun, Kwan Feng, Wong Mei Mei, Lau Fong Sai, Wang Sha, Lam Fai Wong, Lau Hok Nin, Keung Hon, Cheng Miu, Chiang Cheng, Baan Yun Sang, Chan … Continue reading

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King of Fists and Dollars, The (1979) Review

AKA: Challenge of the Shaolin Disciples Director: Chen Ming-Hua Writer: Chen Ming-Hua Cast: Michael Chan Wai Man, Pearl Chang Ling, Cheng Lui, David Chiang Da Wei, Chiu Hung, Choi Wang, Fang Mien, Danny Lee Sau Yin, Li Chao, Mark Long … Continue reading

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Untold Story, The | aka Bunman (1993) Review

AKA: Human Meat Roast Pork Buns Director: Herman Yau Writer: Law Kam-Fai, Lau Wing-Kin Cast: Anthony Wong, Danny Lee, Emily Kwan, Lau Siu-Ming, Shing Fui-On, Parkman Wong Pak-Man, Yee Ka-Fat, Lam King-Kong, Julie Lee, Wong Tin-Fai, Leung Hung-Wah, Cheng Choh-Fai, … Continue reading

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Shanghai 13 | aka Heroic Ones from Shanghai (1984) Review

AKA: The Shanghai Thirteen Director: Chang Cheh Producer: Chang Cheh Cast: Chiang Ming, Ti Lung, Cheng Tien Chi, David Chiang, Lee Chung Yat, Chi Kuan Chun, Wong Ching, Chiang Sheng, Leung Kar Yan, Lu Feng, Chai Kai, Chan Sing, Chen … Continue reading

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