After spending more than a decade writing action screenplays for high-profile movies including the Ip Man <葉問> quadrilogy (2008-2019), Special ID <特殊身份> (2013) and Master Z: Ip Man Legacy <葉問外傳：張天志> (2018), Chan Tan-Li finally got his chance to direct his own action movie.
Continue reading Fierce Cop 烈探 (2022) Review
There were many memorable movies during the golden age of Hong Kong cinema in the 80s and 90s and among them include John Woo’s A Better Tomorrow <英雄本色>, which was released back on August 2, 1986.
Continue reading 35 Years Later: A Better Tomorrow 英雄本色 (1986)
From the mid-1980s to the early-1990s, John Woo has made some of the most influential Hong Kong action films of all time during the peak of his career including A Better Tomorrow <英雄本色> (1986), The Killer <喋血雙雄> (1989) and Hard Boiled <辣手神探> (1992).
Continue reading 30 Years Later: Revisiting Bullet In The Head 喋血街頭 (1990)
This Tsui Hark-produced action thriller was better known for its troubled production history than the movie itself, with then-newcomer Andrew Kam (Yeung-Wa) originally helmed the picture before Johnnie To took over at some point (both of them shared the co-directing credit).
Continue reading The Big Heat 城市特警 (1988) Review
In an unexpected move that nobody could have predicted in the first place, producer and co-writer Wong Jing who were responsible for the first two theatrical features of 2017’s Chasing The Dragon <追龍> and last year’s unrelated but thematically similar sequel in Chasing The Dragon II: Wild Wild Bunch <追龍II: 賊王> (2019), opted to go direct-to-web for the third instalment.
Continue reading Chasing The Dragon: The One Billion Inspector 追龙番外篇之十亿探长 (2020) Review