Heidi Lee (left), Anson Lo and Chloe So in a still from Showbiz Spy (category IIA; Cantonese), directed by Keian Choi.
Heidi Lee (left), Anson Lo and Chloe So in a still from Showbiz Spy (category IIA; Cantonese), directed by Keian Choi.

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Showbiz Spy movie review: Anson Lo of Hong Kong boy band Mirror challenges gender norms in harmlessly diverting entertainment satire

  • The boy band member portrays an investigator who goes undercover as a woman to infiltrate an exploitative reality-TV contest for wannabe pop stars
  • The irony, of course, is that the film satirises the kind of contest that produced Mirror and its protagonist is played by one of the system’s biggest winners

Heidi Lee (left), Anson Lo and Chloe So in a still from Showbiz Spy (category IIA; Cantonese), directed by Keian Choi.
Heidi Lee (left), Anson Lo and Chloe So in a still from Showbiz Spy (category IIA; Cantonese), directed by Keian Choi.
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