Mark Chao and Feng Shaofeng in a scene from Detective Dee: The Four Heavenly Kings (category IIB, Mandarin), directed by Tsui Hark and co-starring Carina Lau.

Detective Dee: The Four Heavenly Kings film review – Tsui Hark trades political intrigue for the thrills of creature features

The director’s supernatural whodunit is diverting at times but ultimately proves a disappointing third instalment in the series; pointless CGI mayhem replaces its seventh-century mystery origins

Topic |   Chinese language cinema

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Mark Chao and Feng Shaofeng in a scene from Detective Dee: The Four Heavenly Kings (category IIB, Mandarin), directed by Tsui Hark and co-starring Carina Lau.
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