Always Be With You (Seung joi nei jor yau)

Always Be With You (Seung joi nei jor yau) Hong Kong (2017) Dir. Herman Yau Death, contrary to popular belief, isn’t always the final word - if it was, there wouldn’t be any horror films or tales of the supernatural to spook us out with. So, keep on haunting you spirits, like the one in … Continue reading Always Be With You (Seung joi nei jor yau)

A World Without Thieves (Tian xia wu zei)

A World Without Thieves (Tian xia wu zei) China/Hong Kong (2004) Dir. Feng Xiaogang There is no honour among thieves as the saying goes, which isn’t very reassuring for the rest of us trying to avoid falling victim to them. Therefore, a world without their existence is very unlikely, even if they start pilfering from … Continue reading A World Without Thieves (Tian xia wu zei)

Paradox (Sha po lang: taam long)

Paradox (Sha po lang: taam long) Hong Kong (2017) Dir. Wilson Yip Kids. Who’d have them, eh? You bring them into the world, give them everything, teach them everything and they repay by going missing in a foreign country and exposes a criminal operation with huge political implications. That is what drives this final entry … Continue reading Paradox (Sha po lang: taam long)

Tales From The Dark 2

Tales From The Dark 2 Hong Kong (2013) Dirs. Gordon Chan, Laurence Ah Mon & Teddy Robin Kwan As far as follow ups go, this second horror omnibus based on the short stories from noted novelist Lillian Lee hit the screens a mere five weeks after its predecessor, clearly not bothering to wait to see … Continue reading Tales From The Dark 2

Firestorm (Fung bou)

Firestorm (Fung bou) Hong Kong/China (2013) Dir. Alan Yeun Cao Nan (Hu Jun) is an art dealer and crook from the Mainland, who is planning another on his audacious armed robberies which he is able to get away with as the police are always unable to pin him through lack of hard evidence. Hot on … Continue reading Firestorm (Fung bou)

Cold War

Cold War Hong Kong (2012) Dirs. Lok Man Leung & Sunny Luk In what was normally considered Asia’s safest city, Hong Kong Police are stunned by the abduction of an Emergency Unit van containing five highly skilled police officers by a terrorist group at the same time a huge explosion rocks Mongkok. It is soon … Continue reading Cold War