The quest for gold leaves people red all over. There’s a tendency in action films to sometimes over-complicate the story with subplots, multiple twists, and more. When executed well they obviously add to the overall experience, but too often the extra density just bogs down the rest. The new Hong Kong thriller The Brink takes the opposite tact, and the result is a straightforward tale with intense and fantastic action. Sai Gau (Zhang Jin) is a tough as nails, single-minded cop whose only goal is catching bad…

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‘The Brink’ Review: Simple Plot, Glorious Action (Fantasia 2018)