Eternal Wave 密战 is a Chinese film set during the anti-Japanese occupation era starring Aaron Kwok, Zhao Li Ying and Zhang Han. It follows the main protagonist Lin Xiang who is a spy working underground to reestablish what was destroyed ruing the Battle of Shanghai. He meets a simple yet patriotic young lady who becomes his partner as they infiltrate the enemy as a couple. Apart from that, they cross paths with Liang Dong, a … Read more
Sammi (Athena Chu) and her husband Chan (Francis Ng) try to find ways to salvage their dying marriage after Sammi is injured during a robbery. The second chance at resolving their marital issues is embraced, but it also creates a dangerous situation for Sammi as she begins to have terrifying premonitions of brutal murders. Her intuitions are helpful to Chan, who’s a detective, but they also put the couple at the top of the murderer’s … Read more
Chronicles the rise of two brothers from their start in the 1940’sas illegal immigrants from China to the 1970’s when they became the heads of the most powerful triad group in Hong Kong. Kent Cheng is the wise brother who must constantly help out his rash younger brother, Ray Lui. Another one of these true-life stories that seems to glorify triad life. Predictable at best.
On New Years’ Eve 2000 the cinema on 666 King’s Road presents its last show before closure. Unfortunately, the forces of Hell arise, who are very unsatisfied with the modern movie quality. A horrible, gory bloodbath starts out, including a soccer match with a decapitated head, a nasty monster, and several other nastinesses.
The film tells the story of a monk who realizes he is the reincarnation of Golden Child / Taming Dragon Lohan who was cast down from heaven to experience life and death one hundred times as he broke a sacred rule by falling in love with another fairy, Jade. While Golden Child’s memories were erased, Jade refused to forget their love and accumulated goodwill over one hundred reincarnations…
Chi Mo Sai (Yuen Wah) meets Wong (Roger Kwok) in Auntie Fei’s (Yuen Qiu) cafe and learns that Wong has photographic memory. He decides to exploit this skill by teaching Wong how to play Mahjong, but Fei, Wong’s boss, strongly objects to it. Despite Fei’s objections, Wong learns Mahjong from compulsive gambler Chi Mo Sai. He impresses triad boss Tin Kau Ko (Wong Jing). Wong falls in love with Tin’s mistress (Theresa Fu) and is … Read more
As befits a full-blooded Jiang Hu (underworld) antic, COTL takes place over the course of a short, frenetic period, feeling to all intents and purposes like one night. It encompasses plenty of gore and cadavers (unless you get the sanitized, inferior mainland version), relying to a large extent on so-called triad codes of honor and organizational culture. At its core resides old boss Dragon Brother, done by Eric Tsang in a repast from his barrage … Read more