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  1. I Corrupt All Cops

    Posted Apr 30th 2009, 12:00am by Paul Fonoroff

    ... Paul Fonoroff I Corrupt All Cops Starring: Eason Chan Yik-shun, Tony Leung Ka-fai, Anthony Wong Chau-sang, Liu Yang Director: Wong Jing Category: IIB (Cantonese) If awards were given ... treatment that comes across as a feeble echo of The Untouchables (1987). Serving as the movie's conscience is Gale (Eason Chan, second right), Lak's willing lackey but a man who suffers ...

  2. Coweb

    Posted Jun 28th 2009, 12:00am by Paul Fonoroff

    ... Paul Fonoroff Coweb Sam Lee Chan-sam, Jiang Luxia, Eddie Cheung Siu-fai, Kosugi Kane Director: Hung Yan-yan (Xiong Xinxin) Once a staple of Hong Kong cinema, the 'B' action film has all but disappeared and with it the mini-genre dubbed 'girls with guns'. Kung fu fans need not despair, though, for stuntman-turned martial arts choreographer Hung Yan-yan (Xiong ...

  3. Give Love

    Posted May 24th 2009, 12:00am by Paul Fonoroff

    ... Paul Fonoroff Give Love Gigi Leung Wing-kei, Wilson Chen Bo-lin, Shao Bing, Emily Kwan Bo-wai Director: Joe Ma Wai-ho, Leefire Love means constantly having to say you're sorry in this triangular romantic comedy whose apex is eye-appealingly occupied by Gigi Leung Wing-kei. The former ingenue does what she can with Leslie Chan, a formulaic Sex in the City babe who wavers between ...

  4. Film studies: A reel action hero

    Posted Nov 08th 2007, 12:00am by Paul Fonoroff

    ... Paul Fonoroff Golden Harvest without Raymond Chow would once have been unthinkable. His departure from the studio he co-founded in 1970 is emblematic of the huge changes the entertainment ... is synonymous with the variety practised by Bruce Lee and Jackie Chan, two of the most famous Chinese personalities in the world. As a guiding hand behind Golden Harvest, Chow (right) was instrumental ...

  5. Trivial Matters

    Posted Dec 20th 2007, 12:00am by Paul Fonoroff

    ... Paul Fonoroff Starring: Eason Chan Yik-shun, Gillian Chung Yan-tung, Edison Chen Koon-hei Director: Edmond Pang Ho-cheung Category: IIB (Cantonese, English) 'Seven stories - one comedy', promises the Chinese tagline of writer-director-producer Edmond Pang Ho-cheung's uneven, often hilarious, sometimes glib, and occasionally touching insights into the battle ...

  6. Film studies: Jane Bond

    Posted Jan 31st 2008, 12:00am by Paul Fonoroff

    ... Paul Fonoroff One facet of Hong Kong cinema's unique take on feminism is gloriously highlighted in the Hong Kong Film Archive's retrospective, Licensed to Kick (Men) - The Jane ... almost always donned male garb regardless of whether the setting was historical or contemporary. The tradition was given a breath of fresh air in the 60s by teen idols like Connie Chan Po-chu, ...

  7. FILM (1960)

    Posted Oct 25th 2009, 12:00am by Paul Fonoroff

    ... Paul Fonoroff Death Traps Helen Li Mei, Roy Chiao Hung, Ouyang Shafei, Tien Ching Director: Wong Tin-lam The cobblestone streets of colonial Macau form a menacing backdrop to the travails of a former nightclub hostess in this, one of Hong Kong's most atmospheric film noir thrillers. Death Traps represents a rare Mandarin-dialect foray into Hitchcock territory, exceptional for its ...

  8. Prince of Tears

    Posted Oct 15th 2009, 12:00am by Paul Fonoroff

    ... Paul Fonoroff Starring: Fan Chih-wei, Terri Kwan, Joseph Chang Hsiao-chuan, Zhu Xuan Director: Yonfan Category: IIB (Mandarin) A chapter of Taiwan's past serves as an intriguing backdrop to a lush 1950s melodrama, one of writer-director Yonfan's more complex works. A filmmaker who blurs the line between kitsch and art, Yonfan ranks among Hong Kong cinema's most ...

  9. FILM (1961)

    Posted Jul 19th 2009, 12:00am by Paul Fonoroff

    ... Paul Fonoroff Love Without End Linda Lin Dai, Kwan Shan, Kao Pao-shu, Chiang Kuang-chao Director: Doe Chin Both the lady and the legend make Love Without End one of Hong Kong cinema's most enduring dramas. An instant hit upon its 1961 release, the glamorous portrait of a self-sacrificing 'fallen woman' has gained resonance through the years chiefly due ...

  10. Posted Aug 13th 2009, 12:00am by Paul Fonoroff

    ... Paul Fonoroff Critics and fans are curious to see whether Laughing Gor Turning Point lives up to its name. Adapted from the popular television series EU (Emergency Unit), the police saga - which opens today - marks the return to feature production of Shaw Brothers, once Hong Kong's largest studio and an entertainment heavyweight whose interests include partial ownership ...




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