Magic to Win Reviews

December 18, 2011
Impossible to dislike, difficult to remember.
December 15, 2011
Several chaotic and dizzying plotlines finally take us to a happy ending: I'm not sure how many converts the movie is going to make.
December 14, 2011
Magic to Win has a promising start and a couple of nice ideas, but it quickly wears out its welcome thanks to dodgy special effects and a plot that basically amounts to a bunch of wizards throwing inconsequential CGI light bolts at each other.
December 13, 2011
Mostly this is just aggravating, as the volleyball girls flap and pout, the wizards glower and prance and the film trundles from one half-hearted and predictable action sequence to another.
December 12, 2011
Bouncy but thin Hong Kong comedy in which a college co-ed develops magical powers that place her and her friends in danger.
December 9, 2011
Yip's earlier films "Ip Man" and "Ip Man 2" also might have been wildly uneven, but at least they satisfied a basic craving for good action. "Magic to Win" turns up as a real loser.
December 8, 2011
Its buoyancy may not redeem its predictability, but it makes the movie bearable and even enjoyable at times.
December 8, 2011
There's a winking, spritely nature to this ridiculous content, but it's rendered impossible to follow by a lack of meaningful relationships that might transcend the film's multiple threads.