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Film Review: 'From Vegas to Macau II'

Milking his cash cow until its udders shrivel, Hong Kong king of kitsch Wong Jing delivers a hatchet job with “From Vegas to Macau II,” a casino caper that fails to re-create the dynamic action and zany fun of the original hit. 846 more words

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BULLET AND BRAIN (2007) short review

A thriller set in the future for no discernible narrative or metaphorical purpose, and with no visible indicators other than a hideously fake-looking CGI futuristic train and a vaguely advanced-looking gun, Keung Kwok-Man’s  179 more words

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Mr & Mrs Player (2013) live action, movie - Hong Kong


comedy
director/writer: Wong Jing
starring: To Chapman, Chrissie Chau

Carson is a Feng Shui Master. Chai-Ling is a veterinarian. Both are “players.” The first time they met they were both running back and forth between two dates each. 140 more words

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I CORRUPT ALL COPS (2009) review

Insanely prolific filmmaker Wong Jing (in 30 years, close to 200 films as a producer, a director and/or a writer) is known mainly for his shameless cash-grabbing, exploitative proclivities, extreme mining of film trends and taste for crass humor, but once in a while he decides to write and direct a film that can actually be taken seriously. 599 more words

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ONCE UPON A TIME IN SHANGHAI (2014) review

The sort-of real life story of Ma Wing Jing, a wholesome country boy with stunning fighting skills who comes to Shanghai to escape poverty, only to end up befriending a charismatic but shady mob boss and losing his soul in the process, has already been the subject of two high-profile films, Chang Cheh’s… 851 more words

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New York Asian Film Festival 2014

If you haven’t heard about the New York Asian Film Festival, you’ve been under a rock.  For lovers of Asian cinema, late June through mid July turns into the 12 days before Christmas or the 8 days of Hanukkah extended, depending on your faith (for your guilty pleasure).   486 more words

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