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The Bloody Escape (1975) Movie Review

Although “The Bloody Escape”, a 1975 Shaw Brothers release, was officially directed by Sun Chung (“The Kung Fu Instructor”), some...

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Fearless (2006) Movie Poster

Fearless (2006) Movie Review

“Fearless” has been one of the most talked about martial arts films in years for a number of reasons, not...

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B420 (2005) Movie Poster

B420 (2005) Movie Review

“B420″ is written, produced and directed by first timer Mathew Tang, and gets off to a less than promising start...

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Election (2005) Movie Review

As much as it pains me to say it, I must: Johnnie To’s latest, the Triad crime thriller “Election”, is...

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The Myth (2004) Movie Review

Stanley Tong’s big-budget epic “The Myth” is an conflicted attempt to further the persona of Jackie the Actor, while at...

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Initial D (2005) Movie Review

Surprisingly straightforward and a little underwhelming considering the prodigious advance buzz that preceded it, “Initial D” is acceptable fare, which...

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The Eye 10 (2005) Movie Review

More “Scary Movie” than “The Amityville Horror”, the Pang Brothers’ “The Eye 10″, the latest entry into their highly successful...

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Slim Til Dead (2005) Movie Review

“Slim Til Dead” is the latest effort from the ever ubiquitous Wong Jing, the infamous producer/director/writer blamed by many for...

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Divergence (2005) Movie Review

Less an action film than a mild mystery with heavy doses of mental imbalance, Benny Chan’s “Divergence” has more in...

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Seven Swords (2005) Movie Review

Rumor has it that the original cut for Tsui Hark’s wuxia epic “Seven Swords” originally ran over four hours, before...

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House of Fury (2005) Movie Review

The Hong Kong movie industry continues to confound with the release of Stephen Fung’s “House of Fury”. With all the...

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Magic Cop (1990) Movie Review

“Magic Cop” is basically a modern day version of the popular and enduring Hong Kong classic, “Mr. Vampire”, even sharing...

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Beyond Our Ken (2004) Movie Review

“Beyond our Ken” is a film by Edmond Pang, director of the awkwardly titled, yet excellent “Men Suddenly in Black”,...

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The Trail (1981) Movie Review

“The Trail” is an early film from Hong Kong director Ronny Yu, best remembered for his classic “The Bride with...

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Fu Bo (2003) Movie Review

“Fu Bo” is a film which takes place in a location rather unusual for Hong Kong cinema: a morgue. Although...

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