Lin Gengxin (centre) as the Monkey King and Kris Wu (right) as his master, Xuan Zang, in the film Journey to the West: The Demons Strike Back (category IIA; Cantonese), directed by Tsui Hark.

Film review – Journey to the West: The Demons Strike Back finds Stephen Chow and Tsui Hark on autopilot

While packed with cartoonish mayhem and never less than watchable, big-budget sequel to Hong Kong filmmaker’s 2013 hit lacks comedic edge

Topic |   Chinese language cinema

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Lin Gengxin (centre) as the Monkey King and Kris Wu (right) as his master, Xuan Zang, in the film Journey to the West: The Demons Strike Back (category IIA; Cantonese), directed by Tsui Hark.
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