Lost in the Stars 消失的她 (2023) Review

At the time of writing, Lost in the Stars <消失的她> has amassed over RMB3.08 billion (US$430 million) at the China box office alone, making it one of the highest-grossing Chinese-language movies of 2023 as well as in the all-time chart. The movie exceeded expectations, where it even overcame stiff competition like Chow Yun-Fat’s long-awaited comeback dramedy of One More Chance <別叫我“賭神”> and Harrison Ford’s swan song of Indiana Jones and the Dial of Destiny.

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Shock Wave 2 拆彈專家2 (2020) Review

Riding the trend of franchise-focused thematic sequels populated by the likes of Overheard <竊聽風雲>, The White Storm <掃毒> and Line Walker <使徒行者> film series, Shock Wave 2 <拆彈專家2> follows the footsteps by having the same actor (in this case, Andy Lau) but with new characters and storyline altogether.

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