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McDull: Me and My Mum (麥兜‧我和我媽媽)

Hong Kong’s favorite little porker looks a bit different this time around. In his latest film, the lovable but low-IQ McDull appears in the guise of Mak, Bobby Mak. 525 more words

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Blind Romance (偷偷愛你)

Wing (Tony Leung Chiu-Wai) finds out the hard way who his real friends are, and it turns out he doesn’t have any. When he and his wealthy father get in a devastating car accident that leaves Wing blinded, his half-brother (Johnny Tang) and step-mother take the opportunity to seize control of the family assets. 346 more words

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Fighting for Love (同居蜜友)

These are two emotionally stunted would-be lovers in Joe Ma’s Fighting for Love. Tung Choi (Tony Leung Chiu-Wai) and Deborah (Sammi Cheng) bark, claw, and kick at anyone who stands in their way, and they even have a go at each other in the first few minutes. 593 more words

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Mismatched Couples (情逢敵手)

If you buy the Mismatched Couples DVD, you’ll find that distributer Fortune Star markets it under its “Legendary Collection,” which is only fitting because this is a true Hong Kong classic. 488 more words

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The Days of Being Dumb (亞飛與亞基)

Tony Leung Chiu-Wai and Jacky Cheung prove their acting mettle by playing the lousiest gangsters ever in the comedy The Days of Being Dumb – not at all to be confused with Wong Kar-Wai’s Very Serious Drama The Days of Being Wild, which also featured both actors. 398 more words

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Tokyo Raiders (東京攻略)

About eight minutes into the movie, Tony Leung’s character, Lam, breaks away from the bad guys. A fevered and funny chase through some back alleys of Tokyo leads to his concrete silo of a house, where there’s more martial arts and shattering glass. 445 more words

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The Medallion (飛龍再生)

The best way to enjoy this terrible movie is to turn into a ten year old – because The Medallion seems to have been made with this demographic in mind. 518 more words

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