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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Back in 2015, Donnie Yen and director Wilson Yip have concluded the Ip Man <葉問> trilogy with Ip Man 3 <葉問3>, a surprisingly emotionally-penetrating third and supposedly final chapter of the lucrative franchise.
Continue reading Ip Man 4: The Finale 葉問4: 完結篇 (2019) Review
Long before Wilson Yip hit big-time collaborating with Donnie Yen in numerous action movies such as SPL <殺破狼> (2005), Flash Point <導火線> (2007) and most notably, the Ip Man <葉問> franchise, he was primarily known as an indie director working on small-scale HK movies.
Continue reading 20 Years Later: Revisiting Bullets Over Summer 爆裂刑警 (1999)