Chinese movies 2018 – 2018 was characterized by many actions, thriller, fantasy, and animation films. Action films and comedies, which are always very successful in … Read more
Four youths in Republican-era China experience various struggles as they seek to find their ideal self. From World War, to revolution and ultimately rebirth, Forever Young is the story of four generations spanning a hundred years of modern Chinese history. Each generation faces its own unique set of challenges. Up against corporate corruption, the trials and tribulations of the cultural revolution, and one’s duty to nation in time of war, they are faced with choosing … Read more
Chinese movies in 2017. The most popular Chinese feature films and series released in 2017 (so far). Here are the most popular and interesting movies … Read more
This supernatural drama revolves around a radio disc jockey named Cheng, who unexpectedly comes into contact with the beautiful ghost of a woman named Feng. Hoping to exact revenge on the man responsible for her death, Feng persuades Cheng to tell her story on air. Unfortunately, although Cheng’s performance draws in a score of listeners, it also attracts the attention of Feng’s killer.
John Liu (Takeshi Kaneshiro) is an aspiring violinist and Eve Choi (Gigi Leung) is a professional translator whose true passion is translating love poems. They live parallel lives and appear to be perfect for each other, but somehow fate seems to keep them apart. Living in different units of the same apartment building and separated by one thin wall, they never meet, because when they leave, one turns left, and one turns right.
In a summer holiday, a father (Mr. Kuk) with his children (Ku Fung and Little Kuk-Ku) has decided to open a noodle bar on a 2-month lease. He has great expectations for his noodle business. Kuk Fung quickly falls in love with Carlily (Kuk Fung’s friend). Meanwhile, Little Kuk-ku has met a new friend, Wo who is working at the noodle bar. As the vacation is going, the nodle bar has to be closed. Mr … Read more
The film is separate into three different shorts. KIDNAP focuses a tomboy’s unrequited love for an anonymous girl dare not speak her name, she can only watch for longing as the object of her affection passes each day. In a desperate bid for intimate communication, the tomboy kidnaps the girl and holds her prisoner in a cramped back street apartment. Slowly relationship develops between them. In MY BELOVED, a loner is only obsesses with guns, … Read more
Professional assassin O has resided in an isolated world of killing and loneliness. But his life begins to change once he meets the innocent Chin, hired to clean O’s apartment. However, soon the flamboyent and reckless Tok enters Chin’s life with a mission–to unveil O’s identity and usurp his place as the number one sharp-shooting assassin in the game.
Jimmy is a mild mannered advertising executive in his twenties. While smoking in an alley packed with booming loudmouth co-workers and sharing explicit gossips and horror stories, he befriends a misfit cosmetics salesgirl Cherie who also likes to light up. An awkward romance soon blossoms amidst the anxiety of their nicotine rush. As they become more attached to each other, they also find themselves moving farther away from their regular hot pot pack into their … Read more
Summer Holiday is about a Hong Kong (Sammi Cheng) girl who loses her office job and finds that her boyfriend has been cheating on her, and travels to an island in Malaysia to sell her half of a beach that her cousin gave her. Only then does she know that her cousin sold the other half to his best friend (Richie Ren) to pay off debts. In her quest to convince him to sell, they … Read more
Ella is a divorced Chinese American taxi driver who spends her days ferrying people around the roads of Sausalito, San Francisco. After work, she spends time with her 8-year old son, Scott. Ella meets Mike at Sky House, an infamous pick-up joint. Awkward strangers at first, they nonetheless find passion and what they want in each other.
Lost in the woods, the Emperor Qi (Anita Mui) stumbles across local chief Wu Yen (Sammi Cheng), his predestined bride, only to accidentally free a promiscuous fox fairy (Cecilia Cheung) who promptly falls in love with both of them, changing between man and woman to clumsily woo each, setting the scene for a constantly shifting triangle with the emperor torn between both the fox fairy and Wu Yen and the fox fairy after whichever one … Read more
Francis Ng is Jordan, a low level triad who finds himself strangely attracted to divorced restaurant hostess Juliet (Sandra Ng), who’s had a mastectomy and has since retreated into a shell. Through coincidence, the two form a makeshift family with the child of a triad boss (Simon Yam) who’s after Jordan for some dough.
John Woo’s melodramatic tragicomedy The Time You Need a Friend (1985) stands at the crucial crossroads in the director’s career. Woo had been churning out innocuous comedies for more than a few years, and after establishing the “heroic bloodshed” genre, he’d never look back. But this tale of two comedians – estranged former pals who bury the hatchet for one last show together – blends the pathos and male-bonding of Woo’s later dramas with the … Read more
Do Over follows five characters over twenty four hours on the last day of the year. As the interrelated stories proceed, the connections between the lives of the five characters begin to reveal themselves and their stories unravel. By depicting five different characters at emotional crossroads, Do Over examines the struggle of overcoming our greatest fears; the unknown of what lies ahead in the future, the fading value of our existence in the present, and … Read more
The movie is set in Hong Kong and the Philippines in 1960. Yuddy, or ‘York’ in English, is a playboy in Hong Kong and is well-known for stealing girls’ hearts and breaking them. His first victim is Li Zhen who suffered emotional and mental depression as a result of Yuddy’s wayward attitude. Li Zhen eventually seeks much-needed solace from a sympathetic policeman named Tide.
Lai and his boyfriend, Ho, arrive in Argentina from Hong Kong, seeking a better life. Their highly contentious relationship turns abusive and results in numerous break-ups and reconciliations. When Lai befriends another man, Chang, he sees the futility of continuing with the promiscuous Ho. Chang, however, is on his own personal journey and, ultimately, both Lai and Ho find themselves far from home and desperately lonely.
A film adaptation of the hit TV series by the same name, the movie continues the story where the series left off. 15 years on, the city of Macau has changed a lot but not the people and their compassion. In a twist of events, Kwan-Ho’s husband dies in a car accident and she reunites with Man-Cho in Macau. Can true love really stand the test of time?
The architect, Zuo Xiaoxin wants to live a “Happy life” only with a child but no man. She meets a handsome and popular host Zha Yi by coincidence. Soon, she sleeps with Zha Yi, and is pregnant successfully. As she wishes, she gives birth to a baby ten months later while Zha Yi knows nothing. In order to raise the baby correctly according to some “raising instruction”, Zuo Xiaoxin informs Zha Yi that he has … Read more
Li Er, a 17 year old girl who has great difficulty hearing out of her left ear, is rejected after confessing her love to a boy, Xu yi. Instead the boy is in love with Li Bala, a girl who is in fact in love with Zhang Yang. Li Er befriends Li Bala, who dies due to an accident. As the movie progresses, Li Er overcomes her hatred of Zhang Yang, whom she blamed for … Read more
The stories of four couples reflect Chinese views on love and marriage. Wenwen, the owner of a bridal boutique, longs to find Mr. Right and walk down the aisle in one of her beautiful wedding gowns. Yi Wen, a violinist, wavers over her engagement after meeting a mysterious man in a foreign country. Lei Xiao, an airport employee, tries to force her pilot boyfriend to marry her. And Hai Xin, a successful business woman, finds … Read more