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Cinema-Maniac: Bat sin fan dim ji yan yuk cha siu bau (The Eight Immortals Restaurant: The Untold Story) (1993)

Hong Kong’s Category III is the US equivalent of NC-17 and for several reasons always peaked my interests. In particular the way it categorizes the campy, over the top “Riki-Oh: The Story of Ricky” in the same vein as “Mad Detective” which doesn’t remotely come close to containing the same amount of graphic content. 1,188 more words

Movie Reviews

Ebola Syndrome

With its stereotyped characters, casual racism and gross-out humour, Ebola Syndrome is a goofy exploitation film that is definitely not for everyone.

“You bully me?”
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Movie Review: Johnnie To's "Vengeance" is an Exquisitely Directed Gangster Picture

There hasn’t been a  genre film director as versatile and  virtuoso  as Hong Kong’s Johnnie To since Howard Hawks.   Like Hawks, To excels at both screwball comedy and action pictures, although his comedies are somewhat lesser known in the US than his gangster tales. 566 more words

这麽远 那麽近-黄耀明&张国荣 (This Far, That Close-Anthony Wong & Leslie Cheung)

Composer: Leslie Cheung aka Zhang Guorong
Lyrics: Anthony Wong aka Huang Yaoming
Arrangements: Veronica Lee (Veegay) @ People Mountain People Sea aka Li Duanxian
Singer: Anthony Wong aka Huang Yaoming< 521 more words

Translating Chinese Pop Songs

Infernal Affairs (2002)

The Chinese title of Andrew Lau and Alan Mak’s 2002 film Infernal Affairs references the Buddhist notion of the “Unceasing Path,” which is the lowest level of hell. 728 more words


The Four (2012)

Based of Woon Swee Oan’s novel series Si Da Ming Bu (or The Four Great Constables).  Woon Swee Oan is a Malaysian Chinese poet and writer of wuxia novels.  327 more words


Gen-X Cops II: Metal Mayhem

The future director of Rob-B-Hood, Invisible Target and Shaolin makes some bizarre visual and casting choices to bring us a film that’s more Scrapheap than Metal Mayhem… 847 more words