35 Years Later: People’s Hero 人民英雄 (1987)

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Derek Yee’s immediate follow-up after the acclaimed drama in The Lunatics <癲佬正傳> sees the writer-director taking a cue from Sidney Lumet’s Dog Day Afternoon (1975) and making it his own.

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35 Years Later: Revisiting The Lunatics 癲佬正傳 (1986)

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Turning 35 today and 17 movies as a director later, Derek Yee’s The Lunatics <癲佬正傳> still resonates strongly until today. Yee was only 29 years old at the time when he directed the movie.

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Vengeance Is Mine 血夜天使 (1988) & Dragon Fight 龍在天涯 (1989) Reviews

The Hong Kong film industry has recently lost a veteran director: Billy Tang (Hin-Shing), who passed away earlier this week at the age of 69 due to head-and-neck cancer known as nasopharyngeal carcinoma.

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Guilt By Design 催眠·裁决 (2019) Review

A refreshing change of pace from your usual Hong Kong cop/undercover action-movie offerings, Guilt By Design <催眠·裁决> finds three young up-and-coming filmmakers — (Paul) Sze Pak-Lam, (Kenneth) Lai Siu-Kwan and Lau Wing-Tai — combines courtroom drama with hypnotism as the central theme of the movie.

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