A battle scene from The Founding of an Army.

The Founding of an Army loses China box office battle to another bombastic action film about Chinese military heroism

Hong Kong filmmaker Andrew Lau’s movie timed to mark 90th anniversary of People’s Liberation Army takes less than a fifth as much as Wu Jing’s Africa-set Wolf Warrior 2, despite official endorsement that gives it more screenings

Topic |   Chinese language cinema

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A battle scene from The Founding of an Army.
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Edmund Lee

Edmund Lee

Edmund Lee is the film editor of the Post. Before joining the Culture desk in 2013, he was the arts and culture editor of Time Out Hong Kong. Since he graduated in English and Comparative Literature, Edmund has also studied law and written an MPhil thesis on Hirokazu Koreeda. He is on a masochistic mission to review every Hong Kong film being released.