Keeper of Darkness (Hong Kong, 2015) [NYAFF 2016]

Hong Kong films have been gradually losing their identity in recent years. Once filled with crime, horror and social commentary, they have become diluted to the point of no significance. One of the main reasons […]

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on Jul, 04 · in Reviews

That Demon Within (Hong Kong, 2014)

Dave Wong (Daniel Wu) is not the most popular officer on the Hong Kong police force: although dedicated to his job, he has an aloof manner that does not endear him to his colleagues and […]

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on Jul, 29 · in Reviews

Unbeatable (China/Hong Kong, 2013) [Terracotta 2014]

Dante Lam has built a career on making character driven action films that feature solid, hard-hitting action sequences blended with an often-deep exploration of the male psyche. The often-cited trifecta of Beast Stalker (2008), Fire […]

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on May, 27 · in Reviews
Exodus (Hong Kong, 2007)

Exodus (Hong Kong, 2007)

It is apparent from the opening sequence of Pang Ho-Cheung’s Hong Kong police procedural Exodus that this will be an odd experience: starting with a close-up of a picture of Queen Elizabeth II, emphasising her […]

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on Jul, 17 · in Reviews

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