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Another great from Wong Jing, and Simon Yam
17 January 2013 | by (United States) – See all my reviews

I have no idea why the rating of this movie is so low here. While not quite the all star cast as the "Naked Soldier", the "Black Ransom"'s production is at similar high level.

It's another Wong Jing and company's production, and I can see that he's gaining traction with this movie ( Considering how he seem to have slowed down in the early 2000's ). It's a blessing to a society to have talented people who can raise the bar of the industry no matter what the situation is, and Hong Kong is certainly fortunate to have talent like him. It's also a blessings for the society to have talents like Simon Yam who can bring focus to any story. He can put emotion into any story like no other actor. Generally, male actors seem to have longer career, as the greats from the '80s and '90s are still active in Hong Kong cinema, but hardly any female actors are still active. We still don't see the next generation of actors that can equal or better these greats.

The story is vivid, and the action very real in this movie. While not ground breaking in any ways as far as the story is concerned, it's definitely interesting to watch.

I just hope that they stop using the green blue filter they seem to put on every movie that's produced in Hong Kong these days. It changes the hue of the actor's flesh tone, and makes the movie look cheap. Fire the cinematographer, and bring in some new talents !

7.5/10


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