"The Tale of Zatoichi" is probably the best amongst the long-running Zatoichi franchise, even though it's not necessarily my favorite.
If there was ever a horror movie that could be called the cinematic equivalent of fast food, "Lights Out" would be a fat, juicy cheeseburger. You savor every delicious morsel as you consume it, but afterwards you're self conscious about what you just allowed into your body.
MartialHorror cuts a PROMO on WWE's "Battleground (2016)"!
"The Shallows" seems to be an attempt to forge a marriage between critic friendly drama ("Open Water"?) and plebeian friendly entertainment ("Shark Night"?), although the relationship ends up being somewhat turbulent, if passionate.
I had liked "Lady Snowblood" during my initial viewing, but I think I only enjoyed it on a superficial level, believing it to be exploitation packaged as art. I was paying so much attention to the violence, sex and style that I overlooked the depth to be found within the story, characters and visuals.
MartialHorror cuts a PROMO on WWE's "Money in the Bank (2016)"!
Why is "The Conjuring 2" good, despite it arguably suffering from the same flaws which ruined "Annabelle"?
MartialHorror cuts a PROMO on "NXT TakeOver: The End (2016)!
"Anaconda" is OK- neither inspiring the love I felt for it as a kid, nor the disdain I'm supposed to have for it as an adult.
"Operation Condor" was made during the perfect time period, as Jackie Chan had enough experience as a director, his star power allowed for massive budgets and he was still young enough to defy God and gravity with his jaw dropping stunts. It was the perfect storm for greatness.