The future is filled with city-destroying plants and battling spider tanks in Ng Yuen Fai’s Hollywood-style action sci-fi.
The Sparring Partner
Ho Cheuk-tin’s debut is a tight, well-written and stylishly-directed legal thriller with two wonderfully unlikeable leads.
Terry Ng’s sickly sweet education-themed romantic melodrama might quote high literature, but certainly hasn’t learnt from it.
In Lou Yi-an’s bleak drama, even save spamming won’t get you a happy ending.
Ma Dong-seok punches his way to an inevitable international incident in Lee Sang-yong’s action crime pseudo-comedy.
The 7th London East Asian Film Festival
The London East Asia Film Festival returns for its seventh edition on October 19th. I take a look at everything that’s on offer.
My Missing Valentine
Time is relative in Chen Yu-hsun’s quirky romantic comedy.
Woman of Fire
Insanity reigns over a married couple and their housemaid in the most broken of homes.
A travelling bard sings his way to justice in Cho Jung-rae’s musical drama.
Benny Chan ensures he goes out guns blazing in his final theatrical film.
The 6th London East Asian Film Festival
The London East Asia Film Festival returns for its sixth edition on October 21st. I take a look at everything that’s on offer.
No. 7 Cherry Lane
Poor pacing and amateurish animation diminish the potential charm of Yonfan’s romantic drama.