Movie Review – The Bride With White Hair (Bak fat moh lui zyun)

The Bride With White Hair (Bak fat moh lui zyun) Hong Kong (1993) Dir. Ronny Yu Sorry to open with a spoiler but there are no weddings in this classic martial arts romp but there are some nifty fights, plenty of severed body parts and decapitations, and some steamy (for a mainstream Hong Kong film) … Continue reading Movie Review – The Bride With White Hair (Bak fat moh lui zyun)

Days Of Being Wild (Ah fei zing zyun)

Days Of Being Wild (Ah fei zing zyun) Hong Kong (1990) Dir. Wong Kar-Wai The first film in the informal trilogy from the abstract auteur Wong Kar-Wai sows the seeds for the two later films In The Mood For Love and 2046 although the connections between this and its two offspring are tenuous enough to … Continue reading Days Of Being Wild (Ah fei zing zyun)

Happy Together (Chun gwong cha sit)

  Happy Together (Chun gwong cha sit) Hong Kong (1997) Dir. Wong Kar-Wai Gay lovers Ho Po-wing (Leslie Cheung) and Lai Yiu-fai (Tony Leung Chiu Wai) arrive from Hong Kong in Argentina for a road trip holiday to visit Iguazu waterfalls but the relationship turns sour and they soon split. Yiu-fai gets a club job … Continue reading Happy Together (Chun gwong cha sit)