Category Archives: Reviews

Asura: City of Madness (2017) Review

Director: Kim Sung-Soo Producer: Kang Hyun, Han Jae-Duk Cast: Jung Woo-Sung, Hwang Jung-Min, Ju Ji-Hoon, Kwak Do-Won, Jeong Man-Sik, Yoon Ji-Hye, Kim Hae-Gon, Kim Won-Hae, Oh Yeon-A, Kim Jong-Soo Running Time: 132 min. By Paul Bramhall The gangster genre has long been … Continue reading

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Beyond Skyline (2017) Review

Director: Liam O’Donnell Producer: Brothers Strause Cast: Frank Grillo, Bojana Novakovic, Callan Mulvey, Iko Uwais, Yayan Ruhian, Betty Gabriel, Antonio Fargas Running Time: 105 min.  By Z Ravas The idea of producing a sequel to Skyline was initially met with a healthy amount of … Continue reading

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Undisputed 2: Last Man Standing (2006) Review

Director: Isaac Florentine Producer: Boaz Davidson Cast: Michael Jai White, Scott Adkins, Ben Cross, Eli Danker, Mark Ivanir, Ken Lerner, Daisy Lang, Silvio Simac, Ivaylo Geraskov, Valentin Ganev, Atanas Srebrev, Michail Elenor, Velizar Binev, George Zlatarev Running Time: 98 min. … Continue reading

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Wind-of-Youth Group Crosses the Mountain Pass, The (1961) Review

Director: Seijun Suzuki Producer: Takeo Yanagawa Cast: Koji Wada, Mayumi Shimizu, Shin Morikawa, Arihiro Fujimura, Nobuo Kaneko, Kotoe Hatsui Running Time: 85 min. By Kyle Warner Charming and sweet aren’t phrases I’d usually use to describe a Seijun Suzuki film, but The … Continue reading

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Special Lady, A (2017) Review

Director: Lee An-Gyu Producer: Kim Mi-Hwa Cast: Kim Hye-Soo, Lee Sun-Kyun, Lee Hee-Joon, Choi Moo-Sung, Kim Min-Suk, Oh Ha-Nee, Ahn So-Young, Kwon Yool, Cha Soon-Bae, Sun Wook-Hyun Running Time: 90 min. By Z Ravas Any way you slice it, 2017 was … Continue reading

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Cold Harvest (1999) Review

Director: Isaac Florentine Writer: Frank Dietz Cast: Gary Daniels, Bryan Genesse, Barbara Crampton, David Sherwood, Isaac Mavimbela, Chris Buchanan, Greg Melvill-Smith, Rohan Coll, Ian Roussouw Running Time: 89 min. By Paul Bramhall Reviewing movies retrospectively is always an interesting exercise. … Continue reading

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Blade of the Immortal (2017) Review

Director: Takashi Miike Writer: Hiroaki Samura, Tetsuya Oishi Cast: Takuya Kimura, Hana Sugisaki, Sota Fukushi, Hayato Ichihara, Erika Toda, Kazuki Kitamura, Chiaki Kuriyama, Shinnosuke Mitsushima, Ken Kaneko, Yoko Yamamoto, Ebizo Ichikawa, Min Tanaka Running Time: 140 min. By Kyle Warner … Continue reading

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Along with the Gods: The Two Worlds (2017) Review

Director: Kim Yong-Hwa Writer: Joo Ho-Min, Kim Yong-Hwa Cast: Cha Tae-hyun, Ha Jung-Woo, Ju Ji-Hoon, Kim Hyang-Gi, Kim Dong-Wook, Do Kyung-Soo, Lee Joon-Hyuk, Lee Jung-Jae, Ma Dong-Seok, Jang Gwang, Jung Hae-Kyun, Oh Dal-Su, Lim Won-Hee, Kim Soo-Ahn Running Time: 139 min.  By … Continue reading

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Boy Who Came Back, The (1958) Review

Director: Seijun Suzuki Cast: Sachiko Hidari, Akira Kobayashi, Ruriko Asaoka, Toru Abe, Makiko Aoi, Akemi Ebata, Shoki Fukae, Ayako Fukuda, Akinori Hanamura, Ikuhiro Hashiguchi,Eiko Higashitani, Kaoru Higuchi, Akira Hisamatsu, Kyoko Hori Running Time: 99 min. By Kyle Warner Famed director Seijun … Continue reading

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Solo (1996) Review

Director: Norberto Barba Writer: David L. Corley, Robert Mason Cast: Mario Van Peebles, William Sadler, Adrien Brody, Barry Corbin, Demian Bichir, Jaime Gomez, Seidy Lopez, Abraham Verduzco, Joaquín Garrido, William Wallace Running Time: 94 min. By Kyle Warner Browsing for … Continue reading

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RV: Resurrected Victims (2017) Review

Director: Kwak Kyung-Taek Writer: Park Ha-Ik, Kwak Kyung-Taek Cast: Kim Rae-Won, Kim Hae-Sook, Sung Dong-Il, Jeon Hye-Jin, Jang Young-Nam, Baek Bong-Ki, Oh Dae-Hwan, Kim Min-Jun, Lee Joon-Hyuk, Lee Ji-Won Running Time: 91 min. By Paul Bramhall It’s rare that a … Continue reading

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Wings of Eagles (2016) Review

AKA: The Last Race Director: Stephen Shin, Michael Parker Cast: Joseph Fiennes, Shawn Dou, Bruce Locke, Augusta Xu-Holland, Richard Sanderson, Jesse Kove, Elizabeth Arends, Simon Twu, Darren Grosvenor, Shigeo Kobayashi Running Time: 104 min.  By Martin Sandison The story of … Continue reading

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Commuter, The (2018) Review

Director: Jaume Collet-Serra Cast: Liam Neeson, Vera Farmiga, Patrick Wilson, Jonathan Banks, Elizabeth McGovern, Sam Neill, Killian Scott, Shazad Latif, Andy Nyman, Clara Lago, Roland Møller, Dean-Charles Chapman, Florence Pugh, Ella-Rae Smith Running Time: 105 min. By Paul Bramhall If there … Continue reading

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Kill Order (2017) Review

AKA: Meza Director: James Mark Cast: Chris Mark, Daniel Park, Denis Akiyama, Melee Hutton, Jonny Caines, Jennifer Li, Jessica Clement, Jason Gosbee, Reuben Langdon, Alain Moussi Running Time: 77 min. By Paul Bramhall I’ll be the first to confess that, … Continue reading

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Paradox (2017) Review

Director: Wilson Yip Producer: Soi Cheang Pou-Soi Cast: Louis Koo, Wu Yue, Tony Jaa, Chris Collins, Gordon Lam, Ken Lo, Jacky Choi Kit, Stephy Tang Lai-Yan, Chan Hon-Na, Vittaya Pansingram Running Time: 98 min.  By Paul Bramhall The hot topic … Continue reading

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