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FULL STRIKE (2015) short review

Derek Kwok and Henry Wong’s Full Strike does for badminton what Stephen Chow’s Shaolin Soccer did to soccer, that it to say power it with an anime sensibility, slather it in cartoonish excess, and inject it with martial arts film tropes. 190 more words

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Dream Home (2010)

One of the most entertaining things about Dream Home is the sheer schizophrenia running through it’s construction. Part-slasher film, part-non-linear character piece, it’s a film that slowly reveals it’s hand with the pay-off being not quite as satisfying as the tease. 257 more words

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Dream Home (2010) | This stomach churning Hong Kong horror makes gazumping the deadliest game to play

Set in a city where property development is the economy’s driving force, this 2010 Hong Kong horror satire is chillingly realistic. Canto pop singer and one of Asia’s hottest stars  308 more words


Film Review: 'Full Strike'

A ragtag badminton team of ex-cons and washed-up champs jump-smash their way to the grand prix in “Full Strike,” a Hong Kong comedy that’s more acrobatic caper than motivational sports film. 885 more words


Tomorrow is Another Day (Series Review)

Q: Who’s the actual prisoner here?

A: This drama’s viewers. 1,300 more words


Cine-Suggestion n.122 – “Wai dor lei ah yut ho” AKA “Dream Home” di
Ho-Cheung Pang (2010)
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Street Fightin’ Woman

Last week my DVD player died (after 12 years of loyal service), so I decided to upgrade to a Blu-Ray player and see what all the fuss was about… I’ve already used it to watch both parts of… 784 more words

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