When you think about Hong Kong Action, many people automatically think of martial arts. This is a bit of a shame because there is so much more on offer from the cinema of Hong Kong. Case in point, A Witness Out of the Blue, is a cops and robbers story.
Opening with a gang of thieves storming a jewellery store only to be cornered by the police as they finish filling their bags, some quick thinking leads to the thieves escape but arrange in their wake. Then, three months later, a gang member is murdered, and the only witness to the crime is a parrot.
Is that a hell of a setup? Yes! Does it live up to that setup? Mostly!Continue reading “Fantasia Review: ‘A Witness Out of the Blue’ is a solid action thriller”