Young Detective Dee: Rise of The Sea Dragon 狄仁杰之神都龙王 (2013) Review

Instead of a direct sequel to 2010’s Detective Dee And The Mystery Of The Phantom Flame <狄仁傑之通天帝國>, co-writer and director Tsui Hark dialled back down a notch by going the prequel route. He even recast Andy Lau’s titular role with a younger lead played by Mark Chao, the Taiwanese-Canadian actor best known in Monga <艋舺> and Black & White Episode 1: The Dawn Of Assault <痞子英雄>.

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Detective Dee And The Mystery Of The Phantom Flame 狄仁傑之通天帝國 (2010) Review

During the long stretch in the 2000s, Tsui Hark’s so-called comeback movies ranging from 2001’s The Legend Of Zu <蜀山傳> and 2005’s Seven Swords <七劍> to 2008’s Missing <深海尋人> and All About Women <女人不坏> were all heavily hyped but fell short of their intended targets. Frankly, his last best movie back then was 2000’s Time And Tide <順流逆流>, and his directing effort has never been recovered ever since.

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The Leakers 洩密者們 (2018) Review

Following the box-office success of last year’s Shock Wave <拆彈專家>, Herman Yau returns with another big-budget Hong Kong blockbuster known as The Leakers <洩密者們>.

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Top 8 Hong Kong Movies About Fatherhood

With this year’s Father’s Day right around the corner, here are the Top 8 Hong Kong Movies About Fatherhood you might want to check them out (in case you haven’t done so!):

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Wong Ka Yan 王家欣 (2015) & When Sun Meets Moon 某日某月 (2018) Reviews

Prior to making his feature-length debut in Wong Ka Yan <王家欣>, Benny Lau (Wai-Hang) was a multi-hyphenate who had an award-winning novel (The Last Conversation) under his name and even served as a regular host for Commercial Radio Hong Kong before did his first short film titled Mr Right in 2008.

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Shed Skin Papa 脫皮爸爸 (2018) Review

After making its debut at the 29th Tokyo International Film Festival in 2016 and earned Francis Ng a Best Actor nomination the following year at the 36th Hong Kong Film Awards, Roy Szeto’s long-delayed Shed Skin Papa <脫皮爸爸> has finally arrived in our local cinemas late last month.

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The Law Enforcer 皇家飯 (1986) Review

Two years after Danny Lee impresses with his triple duties as actor, writer and director in the acclaimed Law with Two Phases <公僕>, he returns to the familiar cop genre (after helming the Kent Cheng-starred comedy Cop Busters <拖錯車> a year prior) in The Law Enforcer <皇家飯>.

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Law With Two Phases 公僕 (1984) Review

Although Danny Lee was largely known to international audiences for his acting collaborations alongside Chow Yun-Fat in City on Fire <龍虎風雲> (1987) and The Killer <喋血雙雄> (1989), he already made his mark earlier in Law with Two Phases <公僕>.

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