Rumble in the Bronx (1995)

STORY – 0
DIRECTOR – 1
ACTOR – 0
MUSIC – 0
CULT – 1

Verdict – 2/5

Pros –

1) Jackie Chan & Anita Mui
2) Action sequences : Street Fight & Hovercraft Scene
3) End Credits
Cons –

1) Mediocre story
2) Lack of supporting cast
3) Abrupt ending

Quote –
Ah Keung: I hope next time we meet, we will be drinking tea.

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Drunken Master II

STORY – 0
DIRECTOR – 0
ACTOR – 1
MUSIC – 0
CULT – 0

Verdict –1 /5

Pros –

1) Anita Mui outstanding performance as Wong’s Step-Mom.
2) Ken Lo’s split.

Cons –

1) Cliched colony oppression story
2) Half baked comedy
3) No reason why TIME Magazine listed Drunken Master II as one of the “All-TIME” best 100 films
4) The over-hyped final fight scene

Quote –

Wong Kei-ying: Water floats, but also capsizes boats.

Snake in the Eagle’s Shadow (1978)

Snake in the Eagle's Shadow

STORY – 1
DIRECTOR – 1
ACTOR – 1
MUSIC – 1
CULT – 1

VERDICT – 5/5

 

PROS –
1) Beggar So – larger than life character.
2) The Cat vs Snake Scene
3) Hwang Jang Lee as the leader of Eagle Clan – equally powerful antagonist.

 

CONS –
-n/a-

 

QUOTE –
Pai Chang-tien: Don’t reveal what you’ve learnt, unless conflict is unavoidable.