A Witness Out of the Blue (Hong Kong, 2019) [Focus Hong Kong 2021]

A Witness Out of the Blue finds prolific star Louis Koo within his wheelhouse as a legendary criminal who ends up on the run after a robbery goes awry. However, writer-director Fung Chih-chiang has peppered […]

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on Feb, 07 · in Reviews

Paradox (Hong Kong, 2017)

Walking out of Paradox (aka SPL 3), I had one nagging question in my head: why was this movie made? The supposed third installation to the SPL series just puzzles me on so many levels. Like […]

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on Apr, 17 · in Reviews

Aberdeen (Hong Kong, 2014)

Continuing to explore Hong Kong life while avoiding being pigeonholed by genre, Pang Ho-cheung follows the foul-mouthed film industry satire Vulgaria (2012) with the comparatively sedate drama Aberdeen. Although it still has a fair share […]

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on Aug, 24 · in Reviews

Golden Chickensss (Hong Kong, 2014) [NYAFF 2014]

In the Hong Kong comedy Golden Chickenss, Sandra Ng Kwan Yue reprises her role as Kam, first seen as a charming prostitute (i.e., a “Golden Chicken”) in Golden Chicken (2002) and then in Golden Chicken […]

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on Jun, 26 · in Reviews

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