Lusty, provocative, visually gorgeous Ip Man 2 is an ideal barometer for the aspirations of Hong Kong and Chinese popular filmmaking today.
Yen's in top form and the fights and stunts throughout are stellar.
| Original Score: B
A redundant if nonetheless occasionally thrilling follow-up bolstered by star Donnie Yen's precision combat skills.
[VIDEO] The second half of Wilson Yip's enthralling Ip Man biopic ratchets up its martial arts fight sequences with phenomenal duels that put you on the edge of your seat.
| Original Score: A-
A smashing martial arts extravaganza dented by crude nationalism.
Its blatant recycling of the plot structure of its predecessor combined with its complete lack of further development of any of its characters, makes the overall film a tedious sit.
| Original Score: 39/100