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Film Review: The Corruptor (1999) - USA
Chow Yun Fat Mark Wahlberg The CorruptorAndrew Chan
The Corruptor (1999) - USA As part of the Film Critics Series - Analysing Chow Yun Fat in Hollywood Reviewed by Andrew Chan (Film Critics Circle of Australia) Help us continue to cover more Asian and Martial Art films by making a donation to Neo Film Blog below. Chow Yun Fat’s second Hollywood feature is far more sophisticated action crime thriller than “The Replacement Killers” that works better than most related genre films. “The Corruptor” allows a character study and goes deeper into the root problems of the police force, FBI and triads. Director James Foley smartly interplay the gritty and darker aspect...
Film Review: Spenser Confidential (2020) - USA
Mark Wahlberg Spenser ConfidentialAndrew Chan
Spenser Confidential (2020) - USA Reviewed by Andrew Chan (Film Critics Circle of Australia) Help us continue to cover more Asian and Martial Art films by making a donation to Neo Film Blog below. There is a lot of downtime and adequacy in the long time paring of Director Peter Berg and star Mark Wahlberg in the Netflix original film “Spenser Confidential”. That’s precisely the problem with this film as the audience doesn’t really care what happens next or the consequences to any of the characters. It is that kind of film where a lot of things is happening, but nothing of note...
Film Review: Mile 22 絕地22哩 (2018) - USA
Iko Uwais Mark Wahlberg Mile 22Andrew Chan
Mile 22 絕地22哩 (2018) - USA Reviewed by Andrew Chan (Film Critics Circle of Australia) Indonesian martial arts sensation Iko Uwais is the best thing to come out of this uninspiring crime action thriller headlines by Mark Wahlberg. What went wrong begins with director Peter Berg who previously crafted decent crime action thrillers with Wahlberg on several occasions, Lone Survivor, Patriots Day and Deepwater Horizon. However, this film fails from not having an interesting story, lack of sparks and characters that we care or connect with. In the end, the film feels half baked, uninteresting and bland...