Good opening/ending song. Nice locations, good set pieces and cinematography. Good action choreography but the plot was a lackey. I find it stupid in some moments. Its reunion of the Young and Dangerous cast, i loved them in the Y&D series but here i didn’t find any character impactful enough to make it a character-driven film hence it burdened its positive things a bit too much but its an okay fun.
This is almost like two different films merged together. Just like the name suggests, "A Yakuza" is one film and "The Family" is another. These two things merging together left huge space for my man Go Ayano to showcase his ability as an actor. Luckily or, more like expectedly he lashed onto the opportunity and delivered an impressive performance. He again proved what i have been saying all for a long time. He is a chameleon actor who can color…
Making a crazy film is one thing but trying to be crazy for the sake of being crazy is another. Sion Sono is known for his absurd films so its pretty normal for his English debut to carry his signature. I guess he is there basically to do that but the Sion Sono we are used to watching is deliciously absurd, not ridiculously. His absurd films are not pointless, in fact they are impactful but this film trying to be…
Can't believe i slept on this for seven years. Incredible actioner. Donnie Yen and Cynthia Khan literally set fire on the screen. Yuen Woo-ping's brother Yat Chor Yuen was brilliant as well.
One great fight scene after another. One beats another. Insane amount of fight scenes. You don't get to see that amount of action scenes in a film everyday. Its now my favorite in the series.