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Ratings & Reviews

  1. Nick Schwab's rating of the film The Viral Factor

    The Viral Factor would be silly if it wasn't such a nuanced mix of popcorn action and fervor. Lam's brilliance isn't just in his action setpieces, as his weaving of drama within acute characterization, involving emotionally damaged and/or flawed characters, is exemplary. A very hit-and-miss director, at times he can be one of the finest action directors ever, even edging out Johnnie To in terms of action and emotion.

  2. Junda Mane's rating of the film The Viral Factor

    More hard-hitting action from Lam. Nicholas Tse is reliable as ever, the same can't be said about Jay Chou though. Thankfully the action is of his usual high standards & the plot (though convoluted) is pretty captivating. A solid thriller from one of Hong Kong's finest action directors.