The Hong Kong Film Awards (HKFA) has an illustrious history spanning 40 years since its inception in 1982. Basically Hong Kong’s answer to the Academy Awards, the HKFA has nominated a total of 41 movies in the Best Film category throughout the 1980s era. Allen Fong’s Italian neorealist-inspired family melodrama Father and Son <父子情> became the first-ever recipient awarded the Best Film and Best Director awards.
Continue reading The 20 HKFA Best Films of the 1980s
1987 was a banner year for then-32-year-old Chow Yun Fat, who largely dominated the Hong Kong box office with several notable hits, namely A Better Tomorrow II <英雄本色續集> and An Autumn’s Tale <秋天的童話>.
Continue reading 35 Years Later: City On Fire 龍虎風雲 (1987)