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Cinema-Maniac: G4: Option Zero (1997) Review

Action movies typically isn’t the genre people will go digging through for a good story, and Option Zero (1997) will remind some of why. Directed by Dante Lam, whom I consider to be China equivalent to Michael Bay, has been sloppy in the films I’ve seen him helm. 1,600 more words

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Anthony Wong: Hong Kong actor finds brothers after BBC report - BBC News


Famed Hong Kong actor Anthony Wong had no contact with his British father, barring a few sporadic letters, since he was a child.

But a recent BBC report on Wong’s mission to find out more about his father led to an unexpected meeting – with two long-lost half-brothers. 20 more words

World News

The Sleep Curse (失眠, Herman Yau, 2017)

Insomnia can be like a curse, a yearning for sleep that yields no rest and paints the days with a lingering greyness but the regular kind of sleeplessness rarely has consequences as extreme as those experienced by the beleaguered protagonists of Herman Yau’s The Sleep Curse (失眠). 684 more words

2010s

The Four (2012)

Wuxia meets the supernatural in this standard period martial arts film that is the first of a proposed trilogy.

In ancient China, the Emperor has a group of constables known as Department Six, led by Lord Liu and his right hand man Avalanche. 735 more words

Action

Infernal Affairs (2002) "Continuous Hell"

RATING: 4/5

DIRECTORS: Andrew Lau & Alan Mak

The film opens with a reference to a Buddhist teaching. On screen-text reads “The worst of the eight hells is continuous hell.” … 395 more words

FILM REVIEWS

Ordinary Heroes (Qian yan wan yu, Hong Kong (Cantonese) 1999)

‘Creative Visions’ is the title of the latest celebration of Hong Kong Cinema at HOME in Manchester (continuing a series of celebrations that started during the cinema’s previous incarnation as Cornerhouse). 711 more words

Chinese Cinema

Initial D-D for Drift

Initial D

 (Adaptation of the Japanese Initial D manga and anime)

Leading Cast
Jay Chou
Anthony Wong
Edison Chen
Anne Suzuki
Shawn Yue

Director
Andrew Lau… 230 more words

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