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The nominations for this year's Hong Kong Film Awards were announced earlier today, and predictably, star-studded cop drama Cold War scored 12 nominations, including Best Picture and Best Director nods for its first-time helmers Longman Leung and Sunny Luk. More suprising was that Law Chi Leung's The Bullet Vanishes scored the exact same number of nominations, and goes head-to-head with Cold War in nine of those categories. In third place, with 8 nominations, is Felix Chong and Alan Mak's The Silent War, although it failed to secure a Best Picture nod. That category is filled out by Dante Lam's The Viral Factor, Soi Cheang's Motorway and Pang Ho Cheung's Vulgaria. The Best Director nominees follow suit, with the notable exception of Pang, who receives a nomination...

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