Call of Heroes Reviews

June 7, 2017
Call of Heroes is a thoroughly modern and satisfyingly self-aware action film; both classic, old fashioned, and authentically exciting.
March 9, 2017
This is real old school action drama, the kind of Hong Kong movie that wears its heart on its sleeve and tends to wave it around with utterly sincere speeches about justice and duty.
January 5, 2017
Chan has delivered a film that is consistently entertaining and will leave Western audiences, at least, looking forward to seeing what he does next.
August 18, 2016
Benny Chan's best film in years - a Chinese wuxia epic with obvious echoes to classic spaghetti Western films and Akira Kurosawa's samurai dramas like Seven Samurai and Yojimbo.
August 17, 2016
Sergio Leone's specter looms large over Call of Heroes, a film oozing nihilist violence on par with the bloodiest scenes in any of those spaghetti Westerns that have long informed Hong Kong's wuxia cinema.
August 17, 2016
When so many period Chinese blockbusters are all about fancy -- and more often than not, unconvincing -- special effects, it is refreshing to watch one that uses good, old-fashioned action stunts.