In the space of two years between 1996 and 1998, Andrew Lau has churned out five Young and Dangerous <古惑仔> movies to varying degrees of box-office success. And over four months later after Young and Dangerous 5 <98古惑仔之龍爭虎鬥> was released earlier in 1998, Lau took a detour to go back to where it all begins in the form of a prequel.
Continue reading 25 Years Later: Young and Dangerous: The Prequel 新古惑仔之少年激鬥篇 (1998)
After seemingly an eternal wait for the arrival of the highly-anticipated Raging Fire <怒火>, it’s finally here and it was sadly Benny Chan’s final work before his death last August due to nasopharyngeal cancer.
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It’s hard to deny the fact that the once-thriving Hong Kong cinema has increasingly lost its lustre, particularly if to compare with the golden era of the 80s and 90s. But that doesn’t mean the Hong Kong cinema is hopelessly out of touch. Although most of today’s Hong Kong movies have to adhere to China’s strict censorship board, there are still a number of them that worth mentioning here. After spending the last two months rewatching the Hong Kong movies released from 2010 to 2019, here are ScreenHK’s Top 10 Hong Kong Movies of the 2010s.
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