Originally titled Be Water, My Friend <驕陽歲月> when it was filmed in 2019, this long-delayed Hong Kong dramedy has since settled with a more mainstream-friendly (and generic-sounding) English title, One More Chance <別叫我”賭神”>. The Cantonese title, though, is literally known as “Don’t Call Me God of Gamblers”, an apparent reference to Chow Yun-Fat’s iconic Ko Chun character in the 1989 genre classic.
Continue reading One More Chance 別叫我”賭神” (2023) Review
I have been looking forward to The Attorney <一級指控> ever since the legal drama was promoted in HKTDC Hong Kong International Film & TV Market (FILMART). That was back in 2019 and apart from the poster and trailer released at the time, the movie somehow went under the radar.
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With Father’s Day 2021 arriving this Sunday, let’s take a look back at Allen Fong (Yuk-Ping)’s acclaimed feature-length directorial debut Father And Son <父子情>, easily one of the best Hong Kong movies ever made about fatherhood.
Continue reading 40 Years Later: Father And Son 父子情 (1981)
Already making over HK$7 million in the Hong Kong box office since its initial release on June 25, Legally Declared Dead <死因無可疑> along with other movies were subsequently forced to halt their theatrical runs due to the third wave of COVID-19 pandemic hitting citywide.
Continue reading Legally Declared Dead (2020) 死因無可疑 Review
Another year, another alphabet and yes… another Storm <風暴> has made its way to the cinemas.
Continue reading P Storm P風暴 (2019) Review