The whole city is burning up during the hottest summer on record. Tempers flare, irrational feelings erupt and the impossible becomes possible. And in every corner of the city, love explodes like fireworks.
In 1905, revolutionist Sun Yat-Sen visits Hong Kong to discuss plans with Tongmenghui members to overthrow the Qing dynasty. But when they find out that assassins have been sent to kill him, they assemble a group of protectors to prevent any attacks.
Seven years after the apparent death of Chen Zhen, who was shot after discovering who was responsible for his teacher's death (Huo Yuanjia) in Japanese-occupied Shanghai. A mysterious ... See full summary »
Tang Sanzang, a Buddhist trying to protect a village from three demons, his emerging feelings for Miss Duan, the demon hunter who helps him repeatedly, and Sanzang's trans-formative encounter with the Monkey King.
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This film is about the interactions between two rival mobile phone shop owners in a busy shopping area in Hong Kong.
Since "72 Tenants of Prosperity" is a happy film for Chinese New Year, I expected it not to be any good. In fact, it is so bad that it contains everything why I do not like most Hong Kong films. The plot is almost non-existent, filled with complete nonsense that is supposed to make people laugh. The plot twists do not make much sense, while the story does not invoke any warm or happy feelings.
The abundance of advertising is almost shameless, with some scenes occupied by shop signs or prominent product placement. There is a scene where you can completely and exclusively see the advertisement of a sushi chain restaurant! "72 Tenants of Prosperity" is such a silly film. Watching it is a complete waste of time.
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