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.
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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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

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.
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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