Top 5 films to watch in Hong Kong this week: July 30-August 5

PUBLISHED : Wednesday, 29 July, 2015, 11:18pm
UPDATED : Tuesday, 01 September, 2015, 6:00pm

1. What We Do in the Shadows

The funniest horror comedy to come out of anywhere in quite a while, this mockumentary leaves no vampire lore untouched in its close-up on four flat-sharing bloodsuckers in New Zealand. (Opens on July 30)

2. The Tribe

A strange and audacious stunt pulled off with a cast of deaf, non-professional actors, this relentlessly grim Ukrainian film conveys the horrors of teen violence entirely through sign language. (Opens on July 30)

3. Inside Out

The emotions of an 11-year-old girl take the spotlight in Pixar's latest triumph, which traverses dreams and memories to give visually entrancing form to aspects of human consciousness. (Now showing)

4. Red Amnesia

Part-family drama, part-mystery thriller, the final part of Wang Xiaoshuai's Cultural Revolution trilogy is a haunting reminder of history's traumatic influences on the present. (Limited release from July 30)

5. Magic Mike XXL

While Steven Soderbergh has vacated the director's seat, this male-stripping drama has nevertheless proved to be a hugely entertaining musical road movie. (Now showing)