Time And Tide (Shun liu ni liu)

Time And Tide (Shun liu ni liu) Hong Kong (2000) Dir. Tsui Hark If there is a problem that has plagued mankind since time immemorial it is the simple human virtue of accepting responsibility for our actions. In the current era of the blame culture in which everyone is out for themselves and would happily … Continue reading Time And Tide (Shun liu ni liu)

From Vegas To Macau aka The Man From Macau (Ao Men feng yun)

From Vegas To Macau aka The Man From Macau (Ao Men feng yun) Hong Kong (2014) Dir. Wong Jing The Chinese New Year brings with it many traditional celebratory festivities and in the cinema world this time of year is when a number of lavish comedies are unleashed to further the joyous mood. One regular … Continue reading From Vegas To Macau aka The Man From Macau (Ao Men feng yun)

As The Light Goes Out (Jiu huo ying xiong)

As The Light Goes Out (Jiu huo ying xiong) China/Hong Kong (2014) Dir. Derek Kwok Hong Kong 2012 and three firefighters – Yau Bong-chiu (Shawn Yue), Ho Wing-sam (Nicholas Tse) and Yip Chi-fai (Andy On) – defy procedure to execute a daring rescue mission during a call. During the disciplinary meeting Ho and Yip let … Continue reading As The Light Goes Out (Jiu huo ying xiong)

The Bullet Vanishes (Xiao shi de zi dan)

The Bullet Vanishes (Xiao shi de zi dan) China (2012) Dir. Law Chi-Leung  In 1930s Tiancheng Province of China, a young worker at a bullet making factory named Yan (Xuxu), who is accused of stealing a pack of bullets, is forced into a game of Russian Roulette by her unscrupulous boss Ding (Liu Kai-chi) and … Continue reading The Bullet Vanishes (Xiao shi de zi dan)

The Viral Factor (Jik zin)

The Viral Factor (Jik zin) Hong Kong (2012) Dir. Dante Lam A security operation in Jordan by the International Defence Commission to escort a scientist who has stolen a sample of the smallpox virus is sabotaged when one of the team Sean (Andy On) betrays the others leaving team leader Jon Man (Jay Chou) with … Continue reading The Viral Factor (Jik zin)