The Assassin (2015)


Here’s a bit of inside information. If a movie is described as “a mesmerising slow burn of a martial arts movie”, it means nothing happens for a very……..long………time. Hou Hsiao-hsien has returned to directing after eight years. I remember liking a film of his but I’ve looked on IMDb and I can’t recognise any of his past films. I’m thinking that maybe I just like the sound of his name. Hou Hsiao-hsien. Hou Hsiao-hsien. Continue reading