The Hong Kong Second Wave and their Fascination with the 1960s [DCCFF 2017]

During the mid-1980s, there was a subtle handover between the first and second Hong Kong new cinemas. After the first wavers spent the late 1970s and beyond reshaping the landscape of their national cinema, the second […]

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on Sep, 19 · in Features

Call for Guest Bloggers – Chinese Cinema of the 1980s & 1990s

In collaboration with the DC Chinese Film Festival, VCinema is seeking guest bloggers for a series of posts on the theme of Chinese Cinema of the 1980s & 1990s. Founded in 2011, DCCFF brings together artists, […]

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on Jun, 23 · in News

CRIME: Hong Kong Style, HOME, Manchester, UK

The crime cinema of Hong Kong has always had a distinctive flavor with its iconic star personas, vibrant filmmaking technique, and unique urban milieu defined by cultural intersections. Even during particularly fallow periods for the local industry, the […]

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on Jan, 22 · in Features
Reign of Assassins (China/Taiwan, 2010)

Reign of Assassins (China/Taiwan, 2010)

The best wuxia stories revolve around the balance of potentially conflicting elements, such as action and comedy, love and revenge, or the historical and the fantastical. Su Chao-pin and John Woo’s Reign of Assassins is […]

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on Jul, 03 · in Reviews

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