Hong Kong cinema was at its peak during the 1990s era. It was also the decade where Peter Chan’s Comrades, Almost a Love Story <甜蜜蜜> took home then-record nine wins including Best Film, Best Director and Best Actress for Maggie Cheung at the 16th Hong Kong Film Awards (HKFA).
Continue reading The 20 HKFA Best Films of the 1990s
In our newly-added Hidden Gems column, we will focus on introducing obscure or underrated Hong Kong movies that went under the radar, beginning with Derek Chiu (Sung-Kei)’s 1994 little-seen Mr. Sardine <沙甸魚殺人事件>.
Continue reading Hidden Gems #1: Mr. Sardine 沙甸魚殺人事件 (1994)
In 1994, Lau Ching-Wan saw his movie career rose to stardom after securing two Best Actor nominations for C’est la vie, mon chéri <新不了情> and Thou Shalt Not Swear <七月十四> at the 14th Hong Kong Film Awards. It was also particularly a fruitful year for the former TVB actor, appearing in a whopping 15 movies which included this undercover cop drama titled The Most Wanted <龍虎新風雲>.
Continue reading The Most Wanted 龍虎新風雲 (1994) Review