Manhunt 追捕 (2017) Review

Having missed the movie last year due to the limited screenings in my local cinemas, it took me a long while before I finally managed to watch John Woo’s Manhunt <追捕>. It was supposed to be his highly-anticipated comeback to the modern action genre after spending over a decade helming period/historical dramas, notably on the two-parter Red Cliff <赤壁> and The Crossing <太平輪>. I was hoping that Woo’s latest movie managed to recapture the good old days of his Hong Kong gun-fu actioner reminiscent of The Killer <喋血双雄> and Hard Boiled <辣手神探>.

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