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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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
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
‘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