Tags » South China Morning Post

The Choice

The perfect lives of two beautiful people living in an idyllic small-town setting are thrown into chaos when they fall in love in The Choice, the eleventh screen adaptation of a work by hugely successful pulp romance author turned film producer Nicholas Sparks – think John Grisham without the law degree.
Read my review

USA

Our Brand Is Crisis


It is no easy task to make Sandra Bullock unlikeable on screen, but director David Gordon Green manages just that in his toothless South American political satire that squanders its premise as readily as its capable cast.
Read my review

Review

Tag


Opening with a busload of schoolgirls being violently sheared in half by a malevolent wind, Sion Sono’s Tag certainly gets off to a promising start.
Read my review

Review

La La La At Rock Bottom


Director Nobuhiro Yamashita, who scored a massive hit with Linda Linda Linda, delivers another musically fuelled comedy drama about a young hoodlum who finds his voice fronting a traditional pop band.
Read my review

Review

Mr. Six


Acclaimed director Feng Xiaogang stars as an ailing, retired gangster, who returns to the fray after a group of rich-kid punks kidnap his teenage son.
Read my review

Review

The 5th Wave


No sooner has The Hunger Games been laid to rest than another dystopian sci-fi franchise is born with this big-screen adaptation of Rick Yancey’s warmly received young-adult page turner.
Read my review

Review

The Gigolo 2


Hong Kong cinema has long been sympathetic to the plight of the city’s sex workers, but Venus Keung Kwok-man’s slapdash sequel to last year’s The Gigolo, with its nonsensical depiction of modern prostitution, still pushes plausibility and patience to the limit.
Read my review

Review