After their wifes are going to Thailand with her friends, Tin and his friends Cheung, Chao and Paul decide to grab this golden opportunity and enjoy 14 hours of freedom by putting their ... See full summary »
When Naomi, a fine, young sexy thing from South Central LA is invited to Palm Springs by her rich Uncle Bob to house sit for the weekend, she jumps at the chance to get out of the hood. But... See full summary »
Jun arrives in Hong Kong from mainland China, hoping to be able to earn enough money to marry his girlfriend back home. He meets the streetwise Qiao and they become friends. As friendship ... See full summary »
When her boyfriend is brutally murdered, after refusing to be shaken down by the local gangsters running their protection racket, Sugar Hill, decides not to get mad, but BAD! Calling upon ... See full summary »
When an ambulatory TV news unit live broadcasts the embarrassing defeat of a police battalion by five bank robbers in a ballistic showdown, the credibility of the police force drops to a ... See full summary »
The TV public announcement which Andy gives about customer services is based on a real one featuring the same person first shown in 2000 and which was still being shown on Hong Kong TV several years later. See more »
In the mildly amusing "Golden Chicken," Sandra Ng, the tough lesbian Sister Thirteen from the "Young and Dangerous" series, plays the hooker with the heart of gold. Her life story is a metaphor for Hong Kong, which acts the eager courtesan with her different masters, but should not be judged harshly because it suffers many privations and is doing the best it can. The newsreel clips interspersed throughout the film try to keep the parallel going, but it wears thin and the ending is maudlin. Tony Leung briefly turns this entertainment into a real film during the short time he is on camera. The smarmy Andy Lau is a self parody as the fairy godfather. "Golden Chicken" provides insight as to how Hong Kong views itself, and is therefore interesting viewing if one cares to know the answer.
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