November 6, 2013

Ip Man: The Final Fight (Herman Yau, 2013)

Ip Man: The Final Fight is the latest iteration of legendary Wing Chun martial artist Ip Man, after three different films recalling his exploits in China and Hong Kong. Helmed by Herman Yau, the director of Ip Man: The Legend is Born (2010), Ip Man: The Final Fight revisits the kung fu master’s arrival in Hong Kong in the 1950s […]
September 29, 2011

Ip Man: The Legend is Born (Herman Yau, 2010)

Unimpressed by Ip Man: The Legend is Born trailer, the film didn’t make it into my preliminary list of ten films for the Fantasia Festival therefore, mere hours before the showing, cutting it close to showtime, I quickly decide on a secondary list of ten films for the festival, bringing my total up to twenty films so far. Once I […]