Since the last update, I’ve written the following new subscription-only reviews at The Chinese Cinema: Septet: The Story of Hong Kong, The King of Wuxia, the Running Out of Time series, A New Old Play, Lethal Panther, Lethal Panther 2, the Tiger Cage trilogy, The Best of the Martial Arts Films, The Novelist’s Film, Righting Wrongs, and Detective vs. Sleuths. I reviewed Yuasa Masaaki’s Inu-Oh at Seattle Screen Scene. Over at InReview Online I wrote about Tsai Ming-liang’s The Night, and a bunch of festival movies: Decision to Leave, Broker, We Are Still Here, The Roundup, Legendary in Action!, Confession, Hansan: Rising Dragon, Mercenaries from Hong Kong, Just Remembering, The Mole Song: Final, Shin Ultraman, and Nothing Serious.

These are the movies I’ve watched or rewatched over the last few weeks, and where they place on my year-by-year rankings.

Rabbit Every Monday (Friz Freleng) – 28, 1951
Mercenaries from Hong Kong (Wong Jing) – 41, 1982
The Breakfast Club (John Hughes) – 27, 1985
Righting Wrongs (Corey Yuen) – 13, 1986

Tiger Cage (Yuen Woo-ping) – 20, 1988
Troop Beverly Hills (Jeff Kanew) – 66, 1989
Tiger Cage II (Yuen Woo-ping) – 30, 1990
The Best of the Martial Arts Films (Sandra Weintraub) – 65, 1990
Tiger Cage III (Yuen Woo-ping) – 51, 1991

Lethal Panther (Godfrey Ho) – 53, 1991
Hard-Boiled (John Woo) – 4, 1992
Lethal Panther 2 (Cindy Chow) – 68, 1993
Maverick (Richard Donner) – 68, 1994
Whisper of the Heart (Kondō Yoshifumi) – 3, 1995
Clueless (Amy Heckerling) – 14, 1995

Titanic (James Cameron) – 14, 1997
Running Out of Time (Johnnie To) – 15, 1999
Dick (Andrew Fleming) – 45, 1999
Shaolin Soccer (Stephen Chow) – 8, 2001
Running Out of Time 2 (Johnnie To & Law Wing-cheong) – 13, 2001

Phantoms of Nabua (Apichatpong Weerasethakul) – 6, 2009
The Hobbit: An Unexpected Journey (Peter Jackson) – 49, 2012
The Hobbit: The Desolation of Smaug (Peter Jackson) – 49, 2013
The Hobbit: The Battle of the Five Armies (Peter Jackson) – 69, 2014
The Admiral: Roaring Currents (Kim Hanmin) – 88, 2014

Pumpkin Movie (Sophy Romvari) – 30, 2017
The Outlaws (Kang Yoonsung) – 53, 2017
The History of the Seattle Mariners (Jon Bois) – 1, 2020
Septet: The Story of Hong Kong (Various) – 3, 2020

The Night (Tsai Ming-liang) – 5, 2021
Baby Assassins (Sakamoto Yugo) – 12, 2021
A New Old Play (Qiu Jiongjiong) – 13, 2021
Inu-Oh (Yuasa Masaaki) – 21, 2021
Just Remembering (Matsui Daigo) – 35, 2021

The Novelist’s Film (Hong Sangsoo) – 1, 2022
Detective vs. Sleuths (Wai Ka-fai) – 3, 2022
The King of Wuxia (Lin Jing-jie) – 5, 2022
Decision to Leave (Park Chanwook) – 6, 2022

Prey (Dan Trachtenberg) – 13, 2022
Elvis (Baz Luhrmann) – 14, 2022
Confess, Fletch (Greg Mottola) – 15, 2022
Broker (Kore-eda Hirokazu) – 18, 2022
The Roundup (Lee Sangyong) – 19, 2022

Top Gun: Maverick (Joseph Kosinski) – 21, 2022
We Are Still Here (Various) – 28, 2022
Hansan: Rising Dragon (Kim Hanmin) – 30, 2022
Thor: Love and Thunder (Taika Waititi) – 32, 2022
Morbius (Daniel Espinosa) – 35, 2022

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