not based on the sega megadrive/genesis video game titled Streets of Rage. Although I'd rather had a movie based on that, rather than this. My casting would be Dolph Lundgren as Axel, Billy Blanks as Adam and Cynthia Rothrock/Karen Sheperd as Blaze. This is as low budget as one would expect: cheap sets, not very good fights, acting isn't much to write home about and neither is the script.
Disappearing acts is another in the long line of relationship-based (romantic) drama films that, while touching on the trials and tribulations of two people who fall for each other and of whom love one another, unfortunately, doesn't attempt to reach any new territory, and in doing so, it ends up being nothing more than a rehash of familiar material that one has seen elsewhere in countless other movies and with a new set of characters. As with any TV movie…
if this film didn't have 'Asians' in the title but something else, had a White cast and Julia Roberts, Meg Ryan, Jennifer Aniston, Sandra Bullock, these so-called critics raving about this film would be saying this is predictable, cliched and throwaway. So, what's the difference? Why just because it has an Asian cast, should it be exempt from any form of criticism and flaws that it has?
Yes I am Asian, but I am not a huge admirer of most…
Hong Kong director John Woo made his mark back in his native country with hits such as The Killer and Hard Boiled starring Chow Yun-Fat back in the late 1980s. It wasn't long until he arrived in Hollywood that he unleashed his brand of Western-based high -octane violence and heavy-handed gunplay to the masses. 1993's Hard Target was Woo's U.S debut and his first film that starred predominantly Western-based actors. The character of Chance was originally going to be played…