“Cliff Walkers” (REVIEW) A Beautifully Crafted Spy Flick That Feels Overly Intricate

In the puppet state of Manchukuo in the 1930s, four Communist party special agents, afterreturning to China, embark on a secret mission. Sold out by a traitor, the team find themselves surrounded by threats on all sides.

“Ip Man: Kung Fu Master” (REVIEW) A Modest Throwback to the Martial-Arts Flicks of Days Past!

A focus on Ip’s early days before the Communist Revolution in 1949. Ip, portrayed by Dennis To for the third time as the martial artist who famously tutored Bruce Lee, was then a police captain who was framed for the murder of a ruthless but honorable mobster, and targeted for vengeance by his dangerous daughter. Forced to quit the force, Ip soon also has to contend with the arrival of the Japanese army in Guangzhou.