(From left) Michael Ning, Hins Cheung and Jeffrey Ngai in a still from Everything Under Control (category IIA, Cantonese), co-starring Ivana Wong and directed by Ying Chi-wen.
(From left) Michael Ning, Hins Cheung and Jeffrey Ngai in a still from Everything Under Control (category IIA, Cantonese), co-starring Ivana Wong and directed by Ying Chi-wen.

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Everything Under Control movie review: Hong Kong remake of Korean horror comedy, starring Hins Cheung and Ivana Wong, is wacky but not very witty

  • Directed by Ying Chi-wen of Life Must Go On fame, this Lunar New Year comedy remake of Korean movie To Catch a Virgin Ghost is goofy but inconsistent
  • Underwhelming turns by lead actors with ill-defined roles, and genre hopping from heist movie to horror, fail to engage; but newcomer Jeffrey Ngai shines

(From left) Michael Ning, Hins Cheung and Jeffrey Ngai in a still from Everything Under Control (category IIA, Cantonese), co-starring Ivana Wong and directed by Ying Chi-wen.
(From left) Michael Ning, Hins Cheung and Jeffrey Ngai in a still from Everything Under Control (category IIA, Cantonese), co-starring Ivana Wong and directed by Ying Chi-wen.
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