PTU (Hong Kong, 2003)

The crime genre has been a staple of Hong Kong cinema since the 1980s with both cops and criminals being the focus of these films, as well as their violent actions. Ringo Lam and John […]

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on Feb, 09 · in Reviews

Tales from the Dark 1 (Hong Kong, 2013)

At once a throwback to the heyday of 1980s Hong Kong horror and a concentrated effort to sell today’s audience on a floundering local genre, Tales from the Dark 1 is a suitably unsettling, if […]

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on Dec, 06 · in Reviews

The Midnight After (Hong Kong, 2014)

Apart from directing a segment of the horror anthology Tales from the Dark 1 (2013), Hong Kong maverick Fruit Chan has been largely absent from feature filmmaking in recent years, preferring to dabble in short […]

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on Oct, 25 · 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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