Film Review: Badges of Fury (2013)

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SYNOPSIS: When a spate of eerie murders erupts across HK two trouble making cops are assigned to the case. Young maverick WANG and grizzled vet HUANG who is fed up with his reckless younger partner always landing them in hot water. Reaching a dead end after discovering all the victims were former boyfriends of aspiring starlet LIU, the detectives must play a deadly game. One of them must go undercover as Liu’s lover to lure … Continue reading

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Film Review: The Sorcerer and the White Snake (2011)

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SYNOPSIS: A master monk tries to protect a naive young physician from a thousand-year-old snake demon. A contest of psychic powers results in mayhem REVIEW: This film caught me completely off guard. Usually a film with so much to offer and such visual appeal would be high on my radar (and 2011 no less!!!). “The Sorcerer and the White Snake” (originally “The Emperor and the White Snake”) is truly something special to behold…AND we get … Continue reading

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Film Review: The Expendables 2 (2012)

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SYNOPSIS: Mr. Church reunites the Expendables for what should be an easy paycheck, but when one of their men is murdered on the job, their quest for revenge puts them deep in enemy territory and up against an unexpected threat. REVIEW: The team is back, those ragtag militant warrior mutts who seem to know only one thing..kicking ass. Under the leadership of Barney Ross (Sylvester Stallone), you might as well call this the greatest hits … Continue reading

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Film Review: Kiss of the Dragon (2001)

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SYNOPSIS: A betrayed intelligence officer enlists the aid of a prostitute to prove his innocence from a deadly conspiracy while returning a favor to her. REVIEW: “Kiss The Dragon” is a 2001 martial arts release featuring the amazing talents of actor Jet Li. It was a first Jet Li experience for me which quickly led to instant fascination in his work. While it is true that not every Jet Li film is worth mentioning, there … Continue reading

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Film Review: The Mummy: Tomb of the Dragon Emperor (2008)

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SYNOPSIS: The third installment in the Mummy franchise takes archaeologist Rick O’Connell (Brendan Fraser) all the way to China, pitting him against an emperor (Jet Li) from the 2,000-year-old Han dynasty, who’s returned from the dead to pursue an evil quest for world domination. This time, O’Connell enlists the help of his family — including his wife, son and brother-in-law — to quash the so-called Dragon Emperor and his abuse of supernatural power. REVIEW: Back … Continue reading

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Film Review: The Warlords (2007)

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SYNOPSIS: After the entire army under his command is slaughtered, General Pang Qingyun (Jet Li) finds himself to be the only remaining survivor (thanks to the fact that he played dead). He wanders about until he is taken in by a woman who feeds him and nurses him back to health. He soon meets up with two other men and they form a strong bond, making a blood oath to always be loyal to one … Continue reading

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