15th Jun2020

‘Da 5 Bloods’ Review (Netflix)

by Alex Ginnelly

Stars: Delroy Lindo, Jonathan Majors, Clarke Peters, Norm Lewis, Isiah Whitlock Jr., Mélanie Thierry, Paul Walter Hauser, Jasper Pääkkönen, Johnny Nguyen, Lam Nguyen, Jean Reno, Chadwick Boseman, Van Veronica Ngo | Written by Spike Lee, Danny Bilson, Paul De Meo, Kevin Willmott | Directed by Spike Lee Powerful, beautiful, violent and emotional. Spike Lee has […]

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15th Jan2017

Cine-Sunday: ‘Force of Five’ Review

by Phil Wheat

Stars: Sasisa Jimdamanee, Johnny Nguyen, Nantawooti Boonrapsap, Arunya Pawilai, Nawarat Techarathanaprasert, Paytaai Wongkamlao | Written byNonont Kontaweesook, Napalee | Directed by Krissanapong Rachata [Editor’s Note: Welcome to the first installment of Cine-Sunday, a new weekly feature here on Nerdly where we revisit the newly-revived Cine-Asia’s back catalogue and review the highlights. Going forward each new review will go live […]

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11th Jan2016

Vietnamese martial arts epic ‘Sword of the Assassin’ comes to the UK

by Phil Wheat

Koch Media have announced the UK release of Sword of the Assassin, which has been described as “Vietnam’s martial arts calling card” by Twitch Film. Marking Vietnam’s first foray into the realm of historic martial arts epics, the film features beautiful cinematography and exhilarating action scenes in the vein of Hero and Crouching Tiger, Hidden Dragon. This […]

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08th Aug2013

Fight Flick Fortnight: ‘Force of Five’ Review

by Phil Wheat

Stars: Sasisa Jimdamanee, Johnny Nguyen, Nantawooti Boonrapsap, Arunya Pawilai, Nawarat Techarathanaprasert, Paytaai Wongkamlao | Written byNonont Kontaweesook, Napalee | Directed by Krissanapong Rachata Despite their small size and inexperience, having grown up under the roof of a Muay Thai school two young brothers and their friends have become highly skilled, if undisciplined, martial artists. Sadly, the youngest of the […]

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