Reviews

Superlative - everyone should see this
Great, a must-see if you like the genre
Good, a decent example of the genre
Watchable, but only for serious genre fans
Unwatchable
Half stars could have gone either way depending on mood.
Movie Name / Release Year Rating Summary Date Reviewer
Broken Embraces (2009) One of Almodóvar's more grown up films 2022-01-12 Simon
Dancing Mary (2019) Another Sabu masterpiece 2022-01-09 Simon
Saaho (2019) Maximum overload 2021-12-19 Simon
Project S (1993) Decent cops & robbers banger 2021-12-18 Simon
Law Of Desire (1987) Almodovar in full melodrama mode 2021-12-15 Simon
Forbidden City Cop (1996) One of the best Stephen Chiau films of the 1990's 2021-12-12 Simon
The Whole Truth (2021) Totally pointless 2021-12-12 Simon
Police Story 3 - Supercop (1992) Shoehorned into the franchise but earns its place 2021-12-11 Simon
Eega (2012) You messed with the wrong Muscidae, bitch 2021-12-05 Simon
Once Upon A Time In China IV (1993) The low point of the series 2021-12-04 Simon
Jailbreak (2017) Cambodia's Raid-a-like takes no prisoners 2021-12-04 Simon
The Magnificent Trio (1966) Deserves more appreciation 2021-11-29 Simon
Jamon Jamon (1992) ...read review... 2021-11-27 Simon
Helldriver (2010) Epic and deranged 2021-11-21 Simon
The Hidden Fortress (1958) Beautifully filmed 2021-11-14 Simon
The Bar (2017) Probably the weakest Alex De-la Iglesia film 2021-11-13 Simon
Hand Of Death (1976) Largely forgettable Shaolin story 2021-11-13 Simon
Pornostar (1998) Quite a surreal but stylish debut 2021-11-12 Simon
Dark Habits (1983) ...read review... 2021-11-11 Simon
Crows Zero (2007) Rather unexciting 2021-11-08 Simon
Twelve Gold Medallions (1970) Not quite as impressive as I remembered 2021-11-07 Simon
All About My Mother (1999) Extraordinary 2021-11-03 Simon
Sanak (2021) Die Hard in a hospital 2021-11-02 Simon
Graveyard Of Honour (Miike) (2002) Less interesting than Fukasaku's original 2021-10-05 Simon
The Raid 2 (2014) Amazing action, but bloated and cliched 2021-10-03 Simon
Graveyard of Honour (Fukasaku) (1975) A reminder that Yakuza are generally not nice people 2021-10-03 Simon
Shaolin Soccer (2001) Stephen Chiau achieves transcendence 2021-10-03 Simon
Jam (2018) A bit of a Sabu throwback 2021-09-29 Simon
Snake In The Eagle's Shadow (1978) One of the first kung fu comedies, and one of the best 2021-09-25 Simon
Samurai Reincarnation (1981) Sounds more fun than it actually is 2021-09-25 Simon

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