Aaron Kwok again transforms into the mischievous Sun Wukong for the third instalment of Soi Cheang’s blockbuster holiday franchise. This time, however, the focus is not on Wukong himself, but falls on monk Xuanzang (Feng Shaofeng), when their journey westwards leads them into a mysterious kingdom populated solely by women. Largely foregoing action in favour of romance, The Monkey King 3 nevertheless manages to be frivilously entertaining and should see solid returns over the Lunar New Year break.
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