Casey's Movie Mania

Wednesday, 22 April 2015

Review: AVENGERS: AGE OF ULTRON (2015)

AVENGERS: AGE OF ULTRON (2015)
AVENGERS: AGE OF ULTRON is far from a game changer, but thanks to the thrillingly-staged action sequences, solid character moments and well-paced storyline, this sequel succeeds as a hugely entertaining summer blockbuster.

Sunday, 19 April 2015

THE GOLDEN ERA Took Home Five Awards At The 34th Hong Kong Film Awards

Ann Hui's THE GOLDEN ERA, Sean Lau Ching-Wan (OVERHEARD 3)
and Vicki Zhao Wei (DEAREST)

Ann Hui's biopic drama of THE GOLDEN ERA proved to be the biggest winner of the night at the 34th Hong Kong Film Awards with five statuettes, including Best Film, Best Director, Best Cinematography (Wang Yu), Best Art Direction (Zhao Hai) as well as Best Costume and Make-Up Design (Man Lim Chung). Meanwhile, OVERHEARD 3 won three awards (Best Actor for Sean Lau Ching-Wan, Best Supporting Actor for Kenneth Tsang, and Best Screenplay for Alan Mak and Felix Chong) out of 11 nominations.

Here is the complete list of this year's Hong Kong Film Awards winners below:


Thursday, 16 April 2015

Review: CHILD 44 (2015)

2.5 stars
Although CHILD 44 is tense and mostly well-acted, this overcrowded Soviet-era thriller tries too hard to mesh many elements all at once.

Wednesday, 1 April 2015

Review: FAST & FURIOUS 7 (2015)

FAST & FURIOUS 7
FAST & FURIOUS 7 is overlong and overly melodramatic, but ridiculously over-the-top and fun enough to satisfy most die-hard fans of the series.

Thursday, 26 March 2015

Review: THE GUNMAN (2015)

THE GUNMAN
Despite some decent action sequences, THE GUNMAN is a hollow and wearisome slog with Sean Penn appearing too tired as a middle-aged action hero.