Story based on the legendary mansion at No. 81 on Chaoyangmennei Street in Beijing, which local legend says is haunted by the ghost of a Kuomintang official's wife, who committed suicide in... See full summary »
A film that foretells three modern-day ghost stories, set in the City of Hong Kong. The first segment deals with a popular singer that mysteriously falls into a deep coma, and the public is... See full summary »
Anthony Yiu-Ming Wong,
Weedy office worker Cheung is sent to a remote village to secure property rights for his real estate company. Two martial artists run the village's teahouse, which was once the kung-fu ... See full summary »
Clement Sze-Kit Cheng,
Kuan Tai Chen,
Teddy Robin Kwan
In this prequel to Mou gaan dou (2002), Chan Wing Yan has just become an undercover cop in the triads while Lau Kin Ming joins the police force. Both the triads and the police find an enemy in a rival crime boss.
Anthony Chau-Sang Wong
Plainclothes policemen Brian and Mike use an elderly woman's apartment for surveillance, hoping to catch a fugitive gangster. They develop a warm relationship with their hostess, whom they ... See full summary »
Inspector Karl (Louis Koo), the eponymous inspector who pays a visit to the opulent Kau family estate, where things are not as rosy as they appear. Family heads Mr. and Mrs. Kau (Eric Tsang... See full summary »
A crying shame that Sandra Ng was not even nominated for this role which was probably one of her career best. The movie was jagged and unrefined at times, but Francis & Sandra Ng made it work.
Being a divorcee with her breast removed, Sandra Ng was able to portray the placidity with a reservoir of emotions beneath the hardened face.
In come Francis Ng, a hoodlum with his own past, equally alone in the world. A bunch of two dimensional characters propagated the movie along....the cutesy baby, the cutesy (mobster's) son, the cutesy grandfather, the cutesy driving instructor. But the two Ngs have good chemistry and Sandra Ng slowly transformed not by the prospect of love, but merely the ray of hope for being able to feel and love again.
There were enough detail for us to notice the sincerity the director put in. The greatness come in fragments and at some instances within the movie, the ordinariness of things were elevated into something magical. The lyrics (not the singing) of the theme song complemented the movie quite well.
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