Caught in Time movie review: Wang Qianyuan, Daniel Wu play cop and robber in disappointing Chinese heist thriller

//Caught in Time movie review: Wang Qianyuan, Daniel Wu play cop and robber in disappointing Chinese heist thriller

Caught in Time movie review: Wang Qianyuan, Daniel Wu play cop and robber in disappointing Chinese heist thriller

2/5 stars“Tell me a joke. If it’s funny, I’ll spare your life,” says Daniel Wu Yin-cho’s cold-blooded bank robber to a hostage in Caught in Time, Hong Kong director Lau Ho-leung’s follow-up to his fun 2015 debut Two Thumbs Up. Yet disappointment inevitably beckons for anyone misled by that cheeky quote into thinking this heist thriller set in mainland China takes after the earlier film’s goofy characterisation.Wang Qianyuan (Saving Mr. Wu) is Zhong Cheng, a no-nonsense police captain who…

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