Author Archives: Paul Bramhall

Fury in Shaolin Temple (1982) Review

AKA: Friendship Forged in Blood Director: Choe Hyeon-min Writer: Lee Il-mok Producer: Joseph Lai, Tomas Tang Cast: Gordon Liu, Philip Ko Fei, Gam Kei Chu, Lee Fat Yuen, Bruce Lai, Jacky Chen, Lee Gang-jo, Shin Wu-cheol Running Time: 83 min. … Continue reading

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Guardian (2014) Review

Director: Helfi Kardit Writer: Helfi Kardit, Sarjono Sutrisno Producer: Helfi Kardit, Sarjono Sutrisno Cast: Sarah Carter, Tio Pakusadewo, Nino Fernandez, Dominique Agisca Diyose, Belinda Camesi, Kimi Jayanti, Ganindra Bimo, laudia Soraya, Naomi Zaskia Running Time: 91 min. By Paul Bramhall … Continue reading

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Mojin: The Lost Legend (2015) Review

AKA: The Ghouls Director: Wu Ershan Writer: Tianxi Bachang Producer: Chen Kuo-Fu Cast: Chen Kun, Huang Bo, Shu Qi, Angelababy, Xia Yu, Liu Xiaoqing, Cherry Ngan Cheuk-Ling, Jonathan Kos-Read Running Time: 125 min. By Paul Bramhall The Mainland Chinese blockbuster … Continue reading

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Priests, The (2015) Review

AKA: Black Priests Director: Jang Jae-Hyon Writer: Jang Jae-Hyon Cast: Kim Yun-Seok, Gang Dong-Won, Park So-Dam, Kim Eui-Sung, Son Jong-Hak, Nam Il-Woo, Lee Ho-Jae, Kim Byung-Ok, Jo Soo-Hyang, Park Woong, Min Jin-Woong Running Time: 108 min. By Paul Bramhall Out … Continue reading

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Our Top 15 Watched Movies of 2015

As the year that was 2015 fades into the distance, it’s that time once more to reflect on the cinematic highs that were enjoyed during the last 12 months. Just like last year, this will be a collection of movies … Continue reading

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Tiger: An Old Hunter’s Tale, The (2015) Review

AKA: The Tiger Director: Park Hoon-Jung Writer: Park Hoon-Jung Producer: Park Min-Jung, Han Jae-Duk Cast: Choi Min-Sik, Jeong Man-Sik, Kim Sang-Ho, Sung Yoo-Bin, Ren Osugi, Jung Suk-Won, Ra Mi-Ran, Yoo Jae-Myung, Kim Hong-Fa, Woo Jung-Kook, Park In-Soo, Lee Eun-Woo Running … Continue reading

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Attack on Titan: Part 2 – End of the World (2015) Review

Director: Shinji Higuchi Writer: Yusuke Watanabe, Tomohiro Machiyama Based on Manga by Hajime Isayama Cast: Haruma Miura, Hiroki Hasegawa, Kiko Mizuhara, Kanata Hongo, Takahiro Miura, Nanami Sakuraba, Satoru Matsuo, Shu Watanabe, Ayame Misaki, Rina Takeda Running Time: 90 min. By … Continue reading

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Shaolin: The Blood Mission (1984) Review

AKA: The Fourth Largest Shaolin Temple Director: Park Woo-sang Writer: Hong Chi-Yun Producer: Tomas Tang Cast: Hwang Jang Lee, Ho Kei Cheong, Suen Kwok Ming, Poon Cheung, Luo Hua-Sheng, Olivia Hung Running Time: 85 min. By Paul Bramhall The name of … Continue reading

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Star Wars: The Force Awakens (2015) Review

AKA: Star Wars: Episode VII: The Force Awakens Director: J. J. Abrams Cast: Harrison Ford, Mark Hamill, Carrie Fisher, Adam Driver, Daisy Ridley, John Boyega, Oscar Isaac, Lupita Nyong’o, Andy Serkis, Domhnall Gleeson, Anthony Daniels, Peter Mayhew, Max von Sydow, … Continue reading

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Enter the Invincible Hero (1981) Review

AKA: Secret Bandit of Black Leopard Director: Kim Si-hyun Producer: Joseph Lai, Tomas Tang Cast: Dragon Lee, Casanova Wong, Chui Man Fooi, Lee Ye Min, Cheung Ching Kwok, Gam Hei Wang Running Time: 100 min. By Paul Bramhall Deciphering who … Continue reading

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Wild Panther | aka The Pursuit (1984) Review

Director: Lee Tso Nam Writer: Cheung San Yee Producer: Lim Kee Chye Cast: Chen Shan, Don Wong Tao, Eagle Han Ying, Ching Kuo Chung, Peng Kang, Ho Hing Nam, Chan Hau-Wa Running Time: 90 min. By Paul Bramhall Taiwanese director … Continue reading

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Seoul (2002) Review

Director: Masahiko Nagasawa Writer: Yasuo Hasegawa Producer: Cha Seung-Jae, Lee Jeong-Hak Cast: Tomoya Nagase, Choi Min-Soo, Hoon Jang, Sung Choi, Jin-myung Go, Shim-young Hahm, Hun-suk Jung, Ki-won Kang, Dong-wook Kim, Ji-youn Kim, Chan-young Lee, Do-hyung Lee, Kyung-hwan Park, Young-jin Park … Continue reading

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Drive Hard (2014) Review

AKA: Hard Drive Director: Brian Trenchard-Smith Producer: Kirk Shaw, Paul O’Kane, Pam Collis Cast: John Cusack, Thomas Jane, Zoe Ventoura, Christopher Morris, Yesse Spence, Damien Garvey, Jerome Ehlers, Carol Burns, Robert Newman, Christopher Sommers, Andrew Buchanan, Jason Wilder, Adrian Auld … Continue reading

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Attack on Titan: Part 1 (2015) Review

Director: Shinji Higuchi Writer: Yusuke Watanabe, Tomohiro Machiyama Based on Manga by Hajime Isayama Cast: Haruma Miura, Hiroki Hasegawa, Kiko Mizuhara, Kanata Hongo, Takahiro Miura, Nanami Sakuraba, Satoru Matsuo, Satomi Ishihara, Pierre Taki, Jun Kunimura, Rina Takeda, Shu Watanabe, Ayame … Continue reading

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Hunted Hunter, The (1997) Review

Director: Ricky Lau Writer: Foh Ging-Yiu Producer: Shum Wai Chung Wai-Shing Cast: Yuen Biao, Zhang Feng-Yi, Roi Vinzon, Jessica Hester, Jerry Lamb Hiu-Fung, Karen Timbol, Michael Lam Wai-Leung, Wu Ma, Chung Fat, Levy Ignacio, Ricky Lau, Shum Wai Running Time: … Continue reading

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Kill Line (1991) Review

Director: Richard H. Kim Writer: Richard H. Kim Producer: Bobby Kim Cast: Bobby Kim, Michael Parker, H. Wayne Lowry, Marlena Shapiro, Michael Ford, Clif Willis, George W. Byers, Sheila Ivy Traister, Marty Bechina, Tony Carpenter Running Time: 93 min. By … Continue reading

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Exclusive: Interview with Won Jin – The Scorpion King

Back in 2002 I could still be considered a relative newcomer to the world of kung fu cinema, having gotten into the genre only a few years earlier. Living in the UK, most of my kung fu movie watching came … Continue reading

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Say Yes (2001) Review

Director: Kim Sung-hong Writer: Yeo Hye-yeong Producer: Hwang Gi-Seong Cast: Park Joong-hoon, Chu Sang-Mi, Kim Ju-Hyeok, Gi Ju-Bong, Lee Chang-Yeong, Lee Wu-Jin, Choi Hong-Il Running Time: 105 min. By Paul Bramhall Think of Asian horror during the late 90’s and … Continue reading

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Watch the action-packed IMAX trailer for ‘Jack Reacher 2’

Back in 2012, actor Tom Cruise drew plenty of criticism when he was cast in Christopher McQuarrie’s Jack Reacher as Jack Reacher, the popular character created by novelist Lee Child. However, the proof, as they say, is in the movie. … Continue reading

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Full Strike (2015) Review

Director: Derek Kwok, Henry Wong Writer: Derek Kwok, Henry Wong Cast: Ronald Cheng, Josie Ho, Ekin Cheng, Tse Kwan Ho, Edmond Leung, Siu Yam Yam, Wilfred Lau, Andrew Lam, Grace Yip, Michael Tse, Vincent Kok, Phillip Keung Running Time: 108 … Continue reading

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